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Seek the Best Experience (Not Necessarily the Best Team)

March 6, 2014    7689 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    15902 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    1649 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 »

How to Conduct a Preseason Parent Meeting

February 28, 2014    3363 Views
Preseason Parent MeetingUse this sample agenda and notes from the Positive Coaching Alliance to help guide your preseason parent meeting. Read More »

Make Them Count: 6 Objectives for Every Youth Lacrosse Practice

February 27, 2014    5150 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 »

Long-Term Athlete Development and the ABC’s of Training

February 19, 2014    7798 Views
Long Term Athlete DevelopmentTrain your youth players using the long-term athlete development (LTAD) model and you’ll develop well-rounded athletes who enjoy playing lacrosse. Read More »

2014 Boys’ Lacrosse Rules: What You Need to Know

February 11, 2014    6264 Views
2014 Boys' Lacrosse Rules: What you need to knowWatch this year’s rules interpretation videos, as well as breakdown of the points of emphasis and major rules changes in the boys’ youth and high school game. Read More »

Grow the Game With Class and Respect

February 7, 2014    2300 Views
Grow the Game: Compete with ClassPlaying with class and respect on the lacrosse field is critical. But, what do these words really mean? Read More »

Why Investing in Your Lacrosse Community with an AED is the Right Move

February 6, 2014    2541 Views
2014 AED Grant Applications AvailableThrough a partnership with Cardiac Science, US Lacrosse members can purchase an AED device for less than $1,250. Here’s why it’s a great idea. Read More »

WSJ Cites Lacrosse Growth Amid Youth Sports Participation Decline

January 31, 2014    6503 Views
Wall Street Journal cites Lacrosse GrowthAn article published today on The Wall Street Journal shows the growth rate of lacrosse in the U.S. in sharp contrast with declining participation in other sports. Read More »

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