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

April 6, 2015    11683 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    3520 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    12478 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    31839 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    5121 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    32191 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    11397 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    4718 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    71171 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 »

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

March 12, 2015    34387 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 »