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Why You Should Let All the Kids Play When It Matters

May 11, 2015    4027 Views
Why You Should Let All the Kids Play—When It Matters Shouldn’t part of youth sports be giving kids the opportunity to take the last shot, to try and win a key faceoff, or to be on the field at the end of the game? Read More »

Give 'em a Break: Adjusting Parent Attitudes Toward Officials

April 3, 2015    2067 Views
Parent Behavior to OfficialsYouth sports safety involves parents working with coaches and officials to make the player experience better. Read More »

Are We Having Fun Yet? Youth Lacrosse and Project Play

March 25, 2015    2968 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    14314 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 »

Johns Hopkins’ Tucker Talks Youth Sports on TODAY Show

March 19, 2015    3403 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    65656 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 »

The Best Job in the World

March 16, 2015    5401 Views
National Athletic Trainers MonthAthletic trainers are medical professionals specifically trained to deal with any and all injuries associated with sports. Read More »

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

March 12, 2015    30282 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    36892 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 »

Failure as a Catalyst: How to Develop a Growth Mindset

February 19, 2015    9268 Views
Failure as a Catalyst: How to Develop a Growth MindsetFailure is the catalyst to success. Let’s not take away this valuable tool from our kids by evening the playing field all the time, writes Kate Leavell. Read More »

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