Survival Guide for New Officials

Apr 01, 2011

I’d be a dishonest salesperson if I said that your first season was going to be easy. Only working a copious number of games can put you at east with your rules knowledge and applications. However, there are some things you can do from the first day to make things easy on yourself, and they both relate to that old Boy Scout motto, “Be prepared.”

Look the part. This can be broken down into two different areas: your uniform and your reffing bag.

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In-Season Training

Mar 01, 2011

It’s March, and that means that the preseason is official over.

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The Lone Ranger: Don’t be One!

Feb 01, 2011

The idea that a single person can handle anything is a disaster waiting to happen when it comes to officiating lacrosse.

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Signaling: The Arms Have It

Jan 01, 2011

Giving a signal and direction with every foul may not be automatic for brand new officials. However, as you improve, these informational mechanics become a key component of displaying rule knowledge and confidence. When you give a crisp signal, you are telling the world just how confident you are in the call.

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Men's National Team Hosting Two Clinics in April

Apr 16, 2010

Team USA to host two sessions in Tacoma, WA on April 18.

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US Lacrosse Hires Seven

Apr 12, 2010

USL Announces Additions to National Staff

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Life is a State of Mind

Apr 05, 2010

Two stories of passion and perseverence from which we all can learn.

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USL Fast Break Heading West

Apr 05, 2010

US Lacrosse Fast Break Initiative Heads to Kansas City, San Diego and Phoenix in 2010

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US Lacrosse Announces U19 Women’s National Team Coaching Staff

Mar 31, 2010

Abbott, Clark, Pfeiffer Selected as Assistant Coaches

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A Suggestion for the Loud Youth Coach

Mar 28, 2010

Kids learn best through experience and by making mistakes…not by being micromanaged through every pass.

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