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Safety Over Everything: Accountability in Lacrosse Officiating

April 9, 2015    2780 Views
Safety Over Everything: Accountability in Lacrosse OfficiatingOfficials are at the game for safety first, then fairness. If the safety calls are made and neither team gets an unfair advantage, then the kids will have fun. Read More »

The Window Isn’t Closed: Finding a Home in College Lacrosse

April 6, 2015    11290 Views
The Window Isn’t Closed: Finding a Home in College LacrosseThere is a team out there for anyone who wants to continue to play, regardless of age, skill level or athleticism. If you want to play, you can play. Read More »

Give 'em a Break: Adjusting Parent Attitudes Toward Officials

April 3, 2015    3179 Views
Parent Behavior to OfficialsYouth sports safety involves parents working with coaches and officials to make the player experience better. Read More »

The Best Sports Parenting Advice I Ever Gave Myself

March 26, 2015    11783 Views
The Best Youth Sports Parenting Advice I Ever Gave MyselfWatching games in which my kids aren’t playing has been a great reality check. When you remove yourself from the emotions, it’s pretty easy to tell right from wrong. Read More »

Put Me in, Coach! 10 Ways to Earn More Playing Time

March 25, 2015    29809 Views
Put Me in, Coach! 10 Ways to Earn More Playing TimeWhile you can’t directly control how your coaches allocate playing time, there are many things you can control. Here are 10 ways to get yourself into the game. Read More »

Are We Having Fun Yet? Youth Lacrosse and Project Play

March 25, 2015    4600 Views
Project Play Have FunGetting input from our kids can help shape a youth sports atmosphere that allows them to have more fun. Read More »

Duke’s John Danowski: All Parents Are Nuts [Video]

March 24, 2015    23999 Views
Duke’s John Danowski: All Parents Are Nuts [Video]Three-time national champion coach John Danowski talks about the role of parents within lacrosse teams, and how recruiting is being driven by parents, not kids. Read More »

Top 10 Mistakes Lacrosse Players Make With Their Sticks

March 23, 2015    10695 Views
Top 10 Mistakes Lacrosse Players Make With Their SticksAll too often, beginner lacrosse players get caught up in how their stick looks instead of how it works. Here are some common mistakes that can get in the way. Read More »

Johns Hopkins’ Tucker Talks Youth Sports on TODAY Show

March 19, 2015    4460 Views
Johns Hopkins' Tucker Talks Youth Sports on TODAY ShowJohns Hopkins women’s coach Janine Tucker joined Kathie Lee and Hoda on the TODAY Show to talk about the benefits of playing youth sports. Read More »

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

March 19, 2015    69951 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 »