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Should Leagues Require Officials to Work Scrimmages?

March 17, 2014    657 Views
Should leagues require officials to work scrimmagesDirector of Health and Sport Safety Bruce Griffin weighs in on whether youth leagues should mandate officials be present for preseason scrimmages. Read More »

3-on-3 on the Draw: What to Do With Your Roaming Midfielders

March 14, 2014    3131 Views
3-on-3 on the DrawNow that there are just three player per side on the draw, what do you do with your free midfielders? We got the inside scoop from a college coach. Read More »

College Lacrosse Coaches Sound Off on Multi-Sport Participation

March 12, 2014    30463 Views
Multi-Sport ParticipationWe asked five college coaches what sports their kids play, and how it has benefitted their overall youth or high school sports experience. Read More »

Beware the Burnout Factor in Youth Lacrosse

March 12, 2014    4106 Views
Beware of the Burnout Factor, Youth LacrosseDr. Richard Ginsburg of the US Lacrosse Sports Science and Safety Committee offers suggestions to help your child avoid the burnout factor in youth lacrosse. Read More »

A College Coach’s Advice on Supporting Your Kid’s Team in a Positive Fashion

March 11, 2014    6931 Views
Supporting your kids team in a positive fashionJohns Hopkins women’s coach Janine Tucker offers tips for parents to engage positively in their child’s lacrosse experience. Read More »

4 Best Practices for Respecting Boundaries as a Parent-Coach

March 10, 2014    3400 Views
4 best practices for respecting boundariesCoaching your child’s team can be tricky. Here are some tips for doubling as parents and coaches. Read More »

Ask the Right Questions, Particularly on the Car Ride Home

March 7, 2014    6111 Views
Ask the right questions, particularly in the carPositive Coaching Alliance’s Jim Thompson offers postgame-friendly questions for the car ride home. Read More »

Seek the Best Experience (Not Necessarily the Best Team)

March 6, 2014    5369 Views
Seek the Best ExperienceTrevor Tierney desmystifies the constant search among parents and players to be on the “best team” that wins the most games and tournaments. Read More »

Beware the Recruiting Racket (And Those Who Profit From It)

March 5, 2014    12040 Views
Recruiting RacketAs lacrosse explodes nationally, lax moms and dads encounter more questions than answers. In the first of a seven-part series, we dig deeper into the recruiting racket. Read More »

Consistency in Officiating: What Every Ref Needs to Know

March 4, 2014    943 Views
Consistency of OfficiatingAs officials, consistency is one of the traits we should strive for. Here are some thoughts on consistency in our craft. Read More »