Central PA Club Winning with Lacrosse Athlete Development Model

Apr 18, 2019

This article appears in the Western Mid-Atlantic version of our April edition. Don’t get the mag? Join US Lacrosse today to start your subscription.

There are a lot of numbers that jump out to Katie Bergey, but the one that jumps out the most regarding Team Money is 100.

And no, we’re not talking about the $100 bill design you might find on a uniform.

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Remembering Our Purpose: An Open Letter to Youth Coaches

Apr 12, 2019

Matt Belson is the president of Cohasset (Mass.) Youth Lacrosse and the founder of Scoops Lacrosse. He originally posted this blog in February.

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The Importance of US Lacrosse Player Segmentation Policy

Mar 26, 2019

Reviewing the rationale behind the US Lacrosse player segmentation policy which was passed in 2016 to help minimize safety issues and/or unfair competitive advantages.

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Peas in a Pod: How Athlete Development is Helping the Fort Hunt (Va.) Youth Lacrosse Association

Mar 22, 2019

Mike Carucci spent 20 years on active duty in the U.S. Navy. Now he's learning another model to emulate as commissioner and director of coaching for the Fort Hunt (Va.) Youth Lacrosse Association.

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Lacrosse Athlete Development Model Yields Early Returns in Michigan

Mar 21, 2019

If you build it, will they come? When Chip Carlson set out to build a new program two years ago, he decided to go all-in with the Lacrosse Athlete Development Model (LADM). Now he's seeing the returns with Michigan-based Banshees Lacrosse.

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Video: The US Lacrosse TryLax Program

Mar 15, 2019

US Lacrosse was in Georgia earlier this year to run one of its TryLax clinics, a a 90-minute, introductory lacrosse experience for kids who have never played before, but are thinking they might want to. In the following video, T.J. Buchanan, technical director for athlete development, shares the vision for the program.

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Webinar Series on Team Building with Bobby Audley

Mar 07, 2019

US Lacrosse is set to a launch a three-part webinar series on team building with Bobby Audley, lead facilitator with the Penneau Training Group. Audley, who played college lacrosse at the varsity and club level and later coached college lacrosse, has twice been featured on the Tedx stage. He is a widely-recognized leadership speaker, trainer and facilitator.

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How to Win Kids' Attention in the Digital Age

Mar 01, 2019

Is youth lacrosse playing Pong in the age of Fortnite and Minecraft? T.J. Buchanan, technical director for athlete development at US Lacrosse, with tips on how the Lacrosse Athlete Development Model (LADM) can keep lacrosse players engaged with the sport.

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US Lacrosse Updates Level 1 Online Coaching Course

Feb 04, 2019

US Lacrosse has launched a brand new version of the Level 1 Fundamentals of Coaching Lacrosse online curriculum that is a part of its Coach Development Program. The “Developing the Individual Athlete” module has been completely rebuilt and went live last week.

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Active, Hands-On Learning Integral to New US Lacrosse Coaching Clinic

Jan 23, 2019

The US Lacrosse Coach Development Program formally relaunched the Level 2 version of its instructional clinics, now known as “Developing the Team Player” during LaxCon in Philadelphia earlier this month.

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