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Our Biggest Mistake: Talent Selection Over Talent Identification

August 29, 2014    5465 Views
Our Biggest Mistake: Talent Selection Over Talent IdentificationAmerican youth sports are far too often focused on talent selection, and not talent identification. Read these suggestions for changing the emphasis of youth sports. Read More »

Florida Girls Lacrosse Headgear Debate About More Than Safety

August 28, 2014    2964 Views
Florida Girls Lacrosse Headgear Debate About More Than SafetyThe debate surrounding the Florida high school women’s lacrosse headgear mandate is about much more than safety, writes NFHS rules chair Jay Watts. Read More »

National Youth Awards Nominations Due August 15

August 13, 2014    1221 Views
Youth Awards US LacrosseRecognize selfless contributors to the national growth of youth lacrosse from your community by nominating them for a US Lacrosse Youth Award. Read More »

Why 10,000 is the Most Dangerous Number in Sports

August 11, 2014    8274 Views
10,000 Hour RuleAs you plot your young athlete’s sports participation roadmap, drop the 10,000 Hour Rule and early specialization to best position your kid for success. Read More »

Have We Forgotten? Youth Athletes Aren’t Adult Athletes

August 7, 2014    4423 Views
Have We Forgotten? Youth Athletes Aren’t Adult AthletesIt’s a brave new world for youth lacrosse players. We as adults must remember that these are just kids playing a lacrosse game. Read More »

Beat the Heat: Keeping Your Athletes Healthy This Summer

July 22, 2014    2044 Views
Beat the Heat: Keeping Athletes HealthyHydryation needs can vary from athlete to athlete. Make sure you’re armed with the information to keep players safe this summer. Read More »

How Do We Stop Coaches from Berating Our Kids?

July 1, 2014    6592 Views
How Do We Stop Coaches from Berating our Kids?Tips for parents to help make sure their kids get involved in the right programs Read More »

A Tale From the Recruiting Roulette Wheel

June 19, 2014    5416 Views
A Tale From the Recruiting Roulette WheelWith summer lacrosse tournament season in full swing, it’s easy to get caught up in the frenzy. Our resident youth sports parent provides perspective. Read More »

Fixing Sideline Behavior: A Coach’s Perspective

June 9, 2014    4306 Views
Sideline Behavior: A Coach’s PerspectiveResident coach TJ Buchanan responds to Blake Gaudet’s previous post “Somethings Needs to Change” with suggestions for how to improve sideline behavior. Read More »

Officials and Sideline Behavior: Something Needs to Change

May 28, 2014    27710 Views
Officials and Sideline Behavior: Something Needs to ChangeIf we want to keep quality officials in the game, something needs to change with regard to sideline behavior, writes Idaho official Blake Gaudet. Read More »

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