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The Best Sports Parenting Advice I Ever Gave Myself

March 26, 2015    3436 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    10798 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    1399 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    10119 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    7109 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    2279 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    54136 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    14847 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 »

16 Unforgettable Life Lessons I Learned from Lacrosse

March 3, 2015    22066 Views
16 Unforgettable Life Lessons I Learned from LacrosseLife is really just one big lacrosse game. Apply these life lessons from your experience and you'll be on your way to navigating the great big world out there. Read More »

Early Recruiting Realities: Poaching, Reversals, More Trends

February 23, 2015    6088 Views
Early Recruiting Realities: Poaching, Reversals, More TrendsDespite widespread objection, early recruiting is the new norm in college lacrosse. Ryan Boyle looks at some of the consequences of this trend. Read More »

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