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What Are We Thinking? An Open Letter to the Lacrosse Community

March 19, 2015    67549 Views
What Are We Thinking? An Open Letter to the Lacrosse CommunityA lacrosse dad who admittedly has gotten caught up in the “machine” looks at challenges facing the sport and offers perspective on potential changes. Read More »

The Best Job in the World

March 16, 2015    5770 Views
National Athletic Trainers MonthAthletic trainers are medical professionals specifically trained to deal with any and all injuries associated with sports. Read More »

What if You Were 10 Again? Lacrosse Through a Kid’s Eyes

March 12, 2015    31989 Views
What if You Were 10 Again? Lacrosse Through a Kid’s EyesTo eliminate the obstacles that cause kids to drop out of sports, we as coaches and parents must supply and nurture a culture that builds instead of breaks. Read More »

16 Unforgettable Life Lessons I Learned from Lacrosse

March 3, 2015    39269 Views
16 Unforgettable Life Lessons I Learned from LacrosseLife is really just one big lacrosse game. Apply these life lessons from your experience and you'll be on your way to navigating the great big world out there. Read More »

Failure as a Catalyst: How to Develop a Growth Mindset

February 19, 2015    10175 Views
Failure as a Catalyst: How to Develop a Growth MindsetFailure is the catalyst to success. Let’s not take away this valuable tool from our kids by evening the playing field all the time, writes Kate Leavell. Read More »

6 Simple Words Every Lacrosse Player Wants to Hear

February 12, 2015    30572 Views
6 Words Every Lacrosse Player Wants to Hear The six most important words every lacrosse player wants to hear from their parents are “I love to watch you play.” One of our resident sports parents explains. Read More »

Women’s Recruiting Survey: There’s Still Some Sanity

November 14, 2014    8685 Views
Women’s College Recruiting Survey: There’s Still Some SanityResults of a recent IWLCA recruiting survey support a refreshing reality for high school juniors and seniors who feel like their time has passed. Read More »

Lacrosse Stick Work Finesse: A Lost Art?

November 13, 2014    15323 Views
Lacrosse Stick Work Finesse: A Lost Art?These elite athletes have that foundation of stick work from drilling fundamentals and doing it more than anyone else—not from skipping over them. Read More »

How Do We Stop Coaches from Berating Our Kids?

July 1, 2014    8072 Views
How Do We Stop Coaches from Berating our Kids?Tips for parents to help make sure their kids get involved in the right programs Read More »

Make Them Count: 6 Objectives for Every Youth Lacrosse Practice

February 27, 2014    7895 Views
6 Objectives for Every Youth Lacrosse PracticeUse these six guidelines to help keep practices safe, fair and fun for all of your players. Read More »

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