Aiello to Receive the Homer R. Schwartz Award

Dec 08, 2016

Don Aiello, president of the NorCal Chapter of US Lacrosse, has been selected as this year’s winner of the US Lacrosse Homer R. Schwartz Chapter Leadership Award.

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Building Fundamental Motor Skills for Lacrosse Athletes

Dec 08, 2016

“Before you run, you have to walk, and before you walk you have to crawl”. “Before you build a house, you must first lay the foundation”. “Movements first, muscles second”. Youth lacrosse coaches must consider both the specific skills needed for the sport (i.e., cradle, pass, shoot, catch, etc.), and the bio-motor abilities (i.e., balance, speed, agility, flexibility, etc.) that help the young lacrosse athlete physically perform the specific sport skills effectively.

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US Lacrosse Announces LaxCon Speaker Schedule

Dec 06, 2016

SPARKS, Md. — US Lacrosse today announced the schedule of speakers for educational sessions and demonstrations for lacrosse coaches and officials at the 2017 US Lacrosse Convention. The convention is scheduled for Jan. 20-22 at the Baltimore Convention Center. 

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Team USA Roster Announced for Jan. 15 Exhibition Against Notre Dame

Dec 05, 2016

SPARKS, Md. – US Lacrosse and U.S. men’s senior team head coach John Danowski today announced the U.S. men’s national team roster for its exhibition against the University of Notre Dame at the annual Team USA Spring Premiere in Bradenton, Fla. The game is set for 1 p.m. ET Sunday, Jan. 15 at IMG Academy.

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LaxPrep Focuses on Injury Prevention, Performance Enhancement

Dec 05, 2016

LaxPrep, an ACL injury prevention program based on research data, will be one of the topics of discussion at the 2017 US Lacrosse Sports Medicine Symposium on January 20. The educational symposium is open to all members of the medical and lacrosse communities.

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John O'Sullivan Eager to Bring Experience to LaxCon

Dec 02, 2016

John O’Sullivan played soccer, not lacrosse, but he’s aware of the problems that plague children who play both sports.

O’Sullivan, an Oregon native who grew up on Long Island, helped coach his son, Tiernan, after he decided to play lacrosse. There O’Sullivan, the former collegiate soccer player and coach, witnessed the same results-first undertones he experienced in soccer.

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Youthful Ambassadors Spreading Lacrosse Goodwill

Dec 02, 2016

The Tidewater Chapter of US Lacrosse is using well-rounded and enthusiastic middle school girls to help draw younger peers to the game. “These girls have exceeded our expectations,” says program coordinator Dan Neumann.

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Salt Lake City Selected as Host for 2017 WCLA Championships

Nov 30, 2016

After three years on the East Coast, the WCLA Division I and II National Championships are moving west once again. The 2017 championship event, showcasing the premiere non-varsity collegiate teams in the country, will be played at the new Salt Lake City Regional Athletic Complex in Utah, May 10-13.

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Florida, Notre Dame to Play Team USA in Annual Spring Premiere Event

Nov 29, 2016

US Lacrosse has announced the schedule for the annual Team USA Spring Premiere, which kicks off the 2017 lacrosse season in grand style with the senior men’s and women’s national teams competing against top Division I programs, Jan. 13-15, at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla.

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The Agonizing Dilemma: Winning vs. Development

Nov 28, 2016

Whether you’re a player, coach or parent, no one wants to lose. But what if your overwhelming desire to win is actually hurting your development? Look at the story of tennis pro Dominic Thiem, who took a big step backward to get better.

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