Safety Over Everything: Accountability in Lacrosse Officiating

Apr 09, 2015

Officials are at the game for safety first, then fairness. If the safety calls are made and neither team gets an unfair advantage, then the kids will have fun.

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Advice from a College Coach: Marquette’s Joe Amplo

Apr 08, 2015

Marquette men’s lacrosse coach Joe Amplo gives his top three pieces of advice for coaches and teams looking to take the next step.

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Diversity Grant Creates New Opportunities for Greensboro Youth

Apr 08, 2015

US Lacrosse diversity grant provided new playing opportunities for members of the Salvation Army boys' and girls' club.

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3 Secrets for Sustaining Excellence in Your Lacrosse Program

Apr 08, 2015

It's one thing to achieve success with your lacrosse team, but how do you sustain it? Here are three keys.

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Applications Available for 2015-16 U.S. Women’s National Team

Apr 08, 2015

US Lacrosse today announced the opening of the application period for players interested in trying out for the 2015-16 U.S. Women’s National Team.

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

Apr 06, 2015

There 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.

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Your Edge: Win More Draws with Team USA’s Caitlyn Phipps

Apr 06, 2015

In this video, Team USA two-time world champion midfielder Caitlyn Phipps gives you her tips to scramble off the circle and win more draw controls.

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Give 'em a Break: Adjusting Parent Attitudes Toward Officials

Apr 03, 2015

Youth sports safety involves parents working with coaches and officials to make the player experience better.

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How Are You Going to Call the Game Today?

Apr 02, 2015

The single most aggravating question I get asked on a regular basis by coaches at every level is: “how are you going to call the game today?” This is where the game-within-a-game begins between the officiating crew and the coach. Key point number one is that the Referee, or crew chief, does all the answering. One crew, one voice.

When I am the Referee I tend to give variations of the same answer - “We’re going to call whatever the players give us today coach.” I learned the hard way not to paint myself into a corner with statements like:

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Advice from a College Lacrosse Coach: Penn’s Karin Corbett

Apr 01, 2015

Penn women’s lacrosse coach Karin Corbett shares her tips for youth and high school coaches looking to take the next step in this 7-question interview.

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