Eagles News · Apple Valley’s Thor Oase Wins – US Lacrosse Award


Apple Valley High School would like to congratulate Thor Oase on his recognition by US Lacrosse.

On July, 1 Thor Oase was honored by US Lacrosse, the governing body for youth Lacrosse in the United States. Their mission as the sport’s national governing body, is to provide national leadership, structure and resources to fuel the sport’s growth and enrich the experience of participants.

Each year US Lacrosse identifies a small group of Lacrosse players nationally for their holistic approach to the sport. Thor was chosen as a recipient of the US Lacrosse One for All – Boys Award. This award honors a young adult who has given unselfishly of his time an talent to help grow and building the sport of Lacrosse awareness in their community. This individual thoroughly embodies the mission and vision of US Lacrosse. He is typically a person who has volunteered time, while balancing a busy schedule, to mentor others and give back to the sport.

A nominator commented, “Along with his teaching skill he had the ability to keep players engaged. Thor was always coming up with and researching new drills and games to help kids better their skills while also allowing them to have fun.” Thor’s passion for the sport of Lacrosse is second to none.