Our Mission

As the sport's national governing body, US Lacrosse provides national leadership, structure and resources to fuel the sport's growth and enrich the experience of participants.

Who We Are

  • More than 450,000 members nationwide
  • More than 80 full-time staff members
  • More than 300 volunteers serving on national boards and committees
  • More than 7,000 donors to the US Lacrosse Foundation

While primarily serving the youth level, US Lacrosse, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, is committed to providing a leadership role in virtually every aspect of the game.

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Our Impact

  • Make the Sport Safer – Since 1998, we have invested more than $1 in funding for lacrosse-specific research to make the game safer.
  • Train and Certify Coaches – More than 15,000 coaches annually participate in US Lacrosse online training or in-person instructional clinics.
  • Train and Certify Officials – US Lacrosse has more than 700 certified officials trainers and 350 certified officials observers to help improve the quality of officiating.
  • Create Opportunities to Play – US Lacrosse awards more than $1 million annually in resources through the First Stick Program.
  • Elevate the Sport's Visibility – Our 30-time world champion U.S. National Teams set the standard for excellence in the sport.
  • Pioneer National Standards – US Lacrosse youth rules and the Lacrosse Athlete Development Model are designed to create the best experience for all participants.
  • Educate the Lacrosse Community – The US Lacrosse National Convention has grown to bring together more than 7,000 coaches, officials, administrators, and fans together each year.

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