About Us

Elite Sports Equipment Group, LLC

Gene Vassel, Founder & Header Tinkerer 

  • 2014 -1st Place Winner for Hofstra's Capital One Business Plan Competition 
  • 2015 - Interactive lacrosse target was selected as part of Hofstra MBA Consultant Group 
  • 2015 - Reconnected with former 7th grade lacrosse player Tom Schreiber for professional input on the target concept.
  • 3 years of research and development
  • 2016 - Via friends connected with the legendary defense man Kyle Sweeney
  • 2017 - Elite Sports Equipment Group, LLC formed                                      Advisory Board Members:Tom Schreiber and Kyle Sweeney
        2018
  • January - Found an incredible United States manufacturer
  • March - Break through with the LaxSniper design 
  • April - LaxSniper becomes a vendor at Long Island's Shootout for Soldiers!
  • May - LaxSniper partners with the HEADStrong Foundation!
  • June 5th (on my 9 year wedding anniversary) laxsniper.com launches 

Advisory Board Members: 

Tom Schreiber       

  • M.L.L 2016 & 2017 MVP for the Ohio Machine 
  • N.L.L 2017 - Rookie of the Year (Toronto Rock) 
  • Federation of International Lacrosse, selected to represent Team USA in 2018 World Championship 
  • Analyst at Chaac Ventures 

Kyle Sweeney

  • M.L.L Long Island Lizards - 15 years of playing professionally 
  • 2006 & 2010 US Men's National Team
  • Ex-COO & Partner of Maverik Lacrosse 
  • COO Allied Geothermal Energy