About Samurai


Our Mission

To provide all our athletes with superior developmental opportunities through our qualified coaches, partnerships, and a proven methodology to unlock the greatest potential in every individual student-athlete. We train the individual player and focus on creating a safe and competitive space for them to fail forward- grow- and ultimately become successful on and off the lacrosse field.



Our Goal

To deliver the standard for youth sports programming in the area to our members and families…

player development

Samurai is committed to growing the game of Lacrosse in St. Louis. We have established a very clear path for players to begin playing the sport that has been successful with bringing 1,000+ of athletes into the sport.

Club History

St. Louis Lacrosse was the first select program in the state of Missouri, Samurai Lacrosse, was founded in 2006 by three local St. Louis natives, including Justin Cutter, that partnered with the Adrenaline Starz Organization in San Diego, CA.  Samurai is the leader and the most consistent lacrosse program in the area, we set the standards for the St. Louis Lacrosse community.

Our mission started with a strong passion to help develop and showcase the areas top high school athletes who aspired to play collegiate lacrosse. With years of success, Samurai has grown to be the longest standing and the highest quality select program in the area serving young men and women ages 6-18 years of age. We have a rich history of developing student-athletes that grew to become All-American, All-State, All-Conference and Collegiate players.  Our Collegiate athletes have also gone on to be Team Captains at top DI programs like Army, Brown, Manhattan, Lindenwood and others.  

We offer the most advanced and comprehensive programming in the area with a professional coaching staff and curriculum that has been designed and proven to help support beginner-level players to the most elite level players.  Our athletes grow both on and off the field becoming passionate, hard-working and respectful leaders in the St. Louis lacrosse community.

Samurai Testimonial

Check out this testimonial from former Samurai Lacrosse and the areas 1st Professional player alumni Terry Ellis!

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