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Coaching Lessons Learned in Summer Lacrosse

July 21, 2016    12695 Views
summer lacrosse lessonsI’ve spent approximately 30 of the last 40 days in June and July on the sidelines of lacrosse tournaments and have watched nearly 200 high school level games. Here’s what I’ve learned from watching teams of varying talent levels, some loaded with Division I commits, and some without a single athlete being recruited.

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What Really Matters in Player Development

February 10, 2016    5544 Views
Player DevelopmentTime is a powerful thing. The perspective that time brings can be even more powerful. Here's one parent's journey about what was important in his child's youth sports experience. Read More »

How to Navigate the College Lacrosse Camp Matrix

November 24, 2015    4748 Views
How to Navigate the College Lacrosse Camp MatrixWhether it’s a clinic, camp or prospect day, know what you’re getting into so you can maximize your time on campus as an aspiring college lacrosse player. Read More »

Inside the D-III Lacrosse Experience: Opportunities Abound Beyond D-I

October 15, 2015    5653 Views
The Real D-III Lacrosse Experience: Opportunities Abound Beyond D-IToo often, the recruiting conversation stops at Division I. We caught up with two coaches to get insight on common misconceptions of D-III lacrosse. Read More »

Want to Play College Lacrosse? How Grades Impact Recruiting

April 20, 2015    37005 Views
Want to Play College Lacrosse? Better Hit the Books [Survey]Taking care of your high school academics from the get-go is more important than ever. We asked college coaches to weigh in on how grades impact recruiting. Read More »

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

April 6, 2015    12118 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 »

Duke’s John Danowski: All Parents Are Nuts [Video]

March 24, 2015    33235 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 »

Early Recruiting Realities: Poaching, Reversals, More Trends

February 23, 2015    10916 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 »

Dealing with Recruiting Realities: 5 Takeaways for Parents

February 10, 2015    17019 Views
Dealing with Recruiting RealitiesThe recruiting calendar for college lacrosse moves up each year. What should you be doing? Read More »

A Look Inside the “Hybrid” Youth Lacrosse Program

December 16, 2014    13137 Views
A Look Inside the “Hybrid” Youth Lacrosse ProgramWhat if we found a middle ground between developmental rec programs and select travel programs? Here’s a look at a successful “hybrid” youth lacrosse program. Read More »