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How to Build an Effective Youth Lacrosse Code of Conduct

May 6, 2015    1524 Views
How to Build an Effective Youth Lacrosse Code of Conduct Does your youth lacrosse program struggle with sideline behavior? Here are eight considerations to take into account when putting together a code of conduct. Read More »

One for the Ages: Youth Lacrosse Age Verification and Event Sanctioning

April 29, 2015    4309 Views
One for the Ages: Age Verification and Event Sanctioning US Lacrosse hopes to put an end to uneven play with two new youth lacrosse initiatives—age verification and event sanctioning. Read More »

Safety Over Everything: Accountability in Lacrosse Officiating

April 9, 2015    1564 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 »

Kevin Cassese at LaxCon: How to Build a Lacrosse Program

March 26, 2015    1474 Views
Kevin Cassese at LaxCon: How to Build a Lacrosse ProgramWatch our new series with Lehigh University coach Kevin Cassese’s presentation on how to build a lacrosse program, from the 2015 US Lacrosse Convention. Read More »

Social Media Agreement for Youth and High School Lacrosse

March 20, 2015    3860 Views
Social Media Agreement for Youth and High School LacrosseHow can you keep athletes from detrimental uses of social media? You can’t completely, but you can educate them. Use this free template to create accountability. Read More »

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

March 19, 2015    65798 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 »

4 Must-Have Components of Lacrosse Player Evaluation

February 16, 2015    9332 Views
4 Must-Have Components of Lacrosse Player Evaluation One of the most difficult tasks for a coach is fairly and accurately evaluating players. Ease the burden by using age-appropriate evaluation rubrics at tryouts. Read More »

Lacrosse Coaches: How Well Do You Know Your Players?

February 10, 2015    4041 Views
Lacrosse Coaches: How Well Do You Know Your Players?How well do you really know and understand each of your players? It might sound like a weird question, but it’s actually critically important. Read More »

Don’t Give Us the New Ref! A Lacrosse Official’s Perspective

February 5, 2015    5862 Views
Don’t Give Us the New Ref! A Lacrosse Official’s PerspectiveNew doesn't automatically mean bad—it means new. Our resident official lays out reasonable expectations for youth lacrosse officials and parents this season. Read More »

6 Best Practices for Running a Youth Lacrosse Tryout

February 3, 2015    6581 Views
6 Best Practices for Running a Youth Lacrosse TryoutGetting ready to run a youth lacrosse tryout this spring? Follow these tips to keep your process simple, equal and transparent. Read More »

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