Mandatory Background Checks Now Required for Adult Coach Memberships

Oct 16, 2018

Effective October 15, 2018, the national background screening becomes part of all adult coach membership purchases and renewals. US Lacrosse is absorbing the cost of the background check, with no change to the direct cost of membership for coaches.

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SpecialtyCare Connect Helps Athletes Get Back on the Field

Oct 15, 2018

SpecialtyCare Connect matches users with healthcare specialists that have clinical expertise in treating specific sports-related injuries.

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Where are the Officials Going?

Oct 12, 2018

We need to fix this undesirable phenomenon and the first thing we all need to ask ourselves is, "More than 1,000 officials stopped officiating lacrosse last year. Am I the reason we lost one of those?"

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2018 Teams of Distinction

Oct 11, 2018

On September 28, 2018, more than 125 former players and their guests filled the promenade, lobby and National Lacrosse Hall of Fame and Museum gallery at the US Lacrosse National Headquarters to celebrate the 2018 Teams of Distinction.

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The Three D's of a Successful Practice

Oct 11, 2018

We practice to prepare for competition and hope that the concepts we’re teaching transfer to the competition. Notice I used the term “concept” above and not skill. A concept is the idea of what we want a player to do. Skill is when the player can transfer the concept into the competition environment and successfully implement it. Transfer is what we all strive for with our teaching. Maximum transfer is achieved by ensuring our practices are designed for development.

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US Lacrosse Names NCSA Official Responsible Recruiting Partner

Oct 11, 2018

US Lacrosse has entered into a multi-year partnership with Next College Student Athlete (NCSA) to be the official responsible recruiting services provider for US Lacrosse.

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Champions Circle Fundraiser

Oct 09, 2018

The Champions Circle Fundraiser to surround the U.S. Women's National Lacrosse Team with the support they need was a smashing success, raising nearly $30,000.  Hosted by US Lacrosse Foundation Board members Serena Black Martin and Whitney Nye on October 5, 2018, 40 Team USA players, coaches and staff members joined 125 guests at the home of Alex and Serena Black Martin in Stevenson, Md., to raise funds for the incredible role models who serve on Team USA and will compete in the 2021 FIL Women's World Lacrosse Championships in Towson, Md. 

 

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2018 Team USA Fall Classic Rewind

Oct 08, 2018

The 2018 Team USA Fall Classic was a rousing success, with packed crowds on hand to watch the U.S. men, U.S. women, and U.S. women’s U19 team in action. Here’s a recap of some of our coverage from the weekend:

USA Men 12, Yale 7

Dominance on the draw and solid goaltending helped Team USA beat the reigning NCAA champions Yale, 12-7, in the first game of the Team USA Fall Classic.

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SafeSport Requirements – A Coach’s Perspective

Oct 08, 2018

Students who have gone through these traumatic experiences have difficulties with school, with relationships, with mental health, alcohol and drug abuse, and more. These students, and our lacrosse players, deserve adults in their lives who are looking out for their health and safety, both present and future. 

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Team USA Fall Classic Will Have it All

Oct 05, 2018

The US Lacrosse campus will be buzzing with activity this weekend with three national teams in town for training and games.

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