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Alive and Well: First Stick Success Stories

June 21, 2016    1125 Views

First Stick

High school teams from both coasts share First Stick success stories. Read More »

Something to Prove: Team USA's Alex Roesner

June 19, 2016    2471 Views
project playWith Team USA in a two-year slump, Alex Roesner and the U.S. U19 team look to regain gold for red, white and blue July 7-16 in Coquitlam, British Columbia. Read More »

College Players Earn Their Stripes

June 17, 2016    3279 Views
college officials courseUS Lacrosse and the IWLCA are working to help introduce college lacrosse players to opportunities as officials.

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US Lacrosse Has Allies in Reimagining Youth Sports

June 17, 2016    2370 Views
project playThe evaporation of recreational play, limited physical activity in low-income communities, concern about overuse and head injuries, the trend toward single-sport specialization and the lack of trained coaches were chief among topics May 17 at The Aspen Institute’s Project Play Summit in Washington, D.C.

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Building a Team Offense

June 16, 2016    4371 Views
building a team offenseWhat do you do first? Plan your strategy and try to make it work or evaluate your players and determine what your strategy should be? There’s an old saying something along the lines of “You can’t make chicken salad without chicken.” Keeping that in mind consider the following as you begin to plan for your next season: Who are my players? What skills do they possess?

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A New Perspective

June 16, 2016    2504 Views

Commodore Rogers School

Kelly Layton recently completed a two-week internship with US Lacrosse and visited with several local urban lacrosse programs. As part of her internship, she wrote about her experience, which changed her perspective on the sport. Read More »

A Trip Through the Recruiting Cycle

June 10, 2016    8786 Views
wyatt naylorWyatt Naylor, a recent graduate of Glenelg Country School (Md.), completed a two-week internship with US Lacrosse earlier this spring. As part of his internship, he wrote about his experience with one of the hot topics affecting youth and high school lacrosse — early recruiting.

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Top 10 Questions on NFHS Boys Lacrosse Rules

June 9, 2016    3306 Views
top 10 nfhs boys lacrosse rulesEach season the US Lacrosse Officials Education Program receives emails from coaches, players, parents, and officials on game situations wondering what the correct ruling is. Here are the top 10 questions from the 2016 season.

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Making the Fastest Game on Two Feet Faster

June 7, 2016    6506 Views
fastest game on two feetUS Lacrosse recently worked with the Mid-Penn League for their end of the season tournament in Mechanicsburg, Pa., to help experiment with small-sided games included in the Lacrosse Athlete Development Model in hopes of finding better ways to introduce the sport to young players.

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New Resource for Urban Programs

June 7, 2016    2154 Views

Urban Lax

New development guide offers helpful tips for coaches and administrators to utilize in establishing and growing urban programs. Read More »