New US Lacrosse Magazine Debuts This Week

Oct 24, 2016

The most widely read lacrosse publication in the world has a new name. US Lacrosse Magazine debuts this week, arriving in the mailboxes of more than 450,000 members of US Lacrosse. Founded in 1978 as Lacrosse Magazine, the rebranded publication will better connect US Lacrosse members and donors to its mission and impact on the sport.

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Towson Men's Coach Shawn Nadelen to Speak at LaxCon

Oct 24, 2016

Towson University men’s lacrosse head coach Shawn Nadelen has joined the lineup of speakers at the 2017 US Lacrosse Convention (LaxCon).

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Tips for Selecting a Youth Lacrosse Organization

Oct 24, 2016

In the current landscape of youth sports, parents can feel a bit overwhelmed trying to select the right lacrosse program for their children. We offer four tips to help parents navigate the process.

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Video: Highlights from Denver-Princeton on Tierney Field

Oct 21, 2016

Legendary coach Bill Tierney brought his University of Denver team to play against his old school, Princeton University, on October 15 in the first college game played on the field named in his honor — William G. Tierney Field at US Lacrosse headquarters. Tierney was the coach at Princeton from 1988 to 2009, winning six national championships, and then went west to Denver, taking over the Pioneers program in 2010. He led Denver to its first national championship in 2015. His former players led the fundraising effort to have the field named in his honor.

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'A Bigger Purpose' for LaxCon Speaker Brezicki, Team

Oct 21, 2016

Shelly Brezicki, coach of the Manchester Valley (Md.) girls’ lacrosse team, won’t be seen on gameday without her favorite necklace. No matter the circumstance, she’ll wear the necklace emblazoned with the word “Big” and numbers 21 and 41.

“Big” was a familiar motto from former assistant coach Devin Spence, who wore No. 21 in high school. The No. 41 represented the fire house number of her brother, Gene Kirchner. Both lost their lives in a matter of months in 2013.

“It’s just a reminder that I’m never coaching alone,” Brezicki said of her necklace.

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Three Research Studies Awarded US Lacrosse Funding

Oct 20, 2016

Funding to support lacrosse-specific sports medicine projects studying equipment interventions to reduce the risk of injury and lower body biomechanics as a predictor of injuries.

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Creating New Opportunities

Oct 20, 2016

The reigning Ms. Wheelchair International, Yvette Pegues, was among the attendees at the US Lacrosse Adaptive Lacrosse Seminar and left the two-day event energized and excited about spreading lacrosse to new audiences.

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US Lacrosse WallBall Challenge Benefits Everyone

Oct 19, 2016

When Gavin Jones’ coach sent out an email encouraging his players to try out the US Lacrosse WallBall Challenge, Jones (right in the above picture) figured it would give him something to do over the summer to fight boredom. He got a lot more.

After 111,111 reps, he wore out the leather in his gloves, put blisters on his hands, found ingenious ways for his parents to pack his rebounder into the car for family vacations, met a new friend from across the country and accomplished exactly what his coach was hoping for.

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Sports Medicine Symposium Set for January 20

Oct 19, 2016

Event is open to all members of the medical and lacrosse communities and will highlight lacrosse-specific injury research data and prevention information.

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Rob Bordley Named LaxCon Speaker

Oct 19, 2016

Rob Bordley, head coach for boys' lacrosse at Landon (Md.) School and a five-time Washington Post Coach of the Year Award winner, has joined the lineup of speakers at the 2017 US Lacrosse Convention (LaxCon).

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