Erin Smith Speaking at Project Play Summit

May 17, 2016

Erin Smith, managing director, education and training for US Lacrosse, is a panelist today at the Project Play Summit at the Newseum in Washington D.C.

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Brain Targeted Teaching for Coaches: Evaluating Learning

May 17, 2016

As coaches we are constantly evaluating athletes either formally or informally. They real key for an evaluation contributing to learning comes in what we do with the information we gain from the evaluations.

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Trends in Youth Lacrosse Participation

Apr 13, 2016

Survey feedback from parents provides insight into youth lacrosse playing time habits and multi-sport participation tendencies.

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Webinar: Using Competition as a Teaching Tool

Apr 08, 2016

The Lacrosse Athlete Development Model is about more than just how we prepare athletes for competition.

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US Lacrosse Adopts New Player Segmentation Policy

Mar 15, 2016

The US Lacrosse Board of Directors adopted the player segmentation policy for three primary reasons: Player safety, competitive fairness

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Webinar: Practice Plans for Coaches

Mar 11, 2016

Want to get the most out of your youth lacrosse practices? US Lacrosse has some tools that will help and will showcase them

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Teaching for Mastery of Content, Skills and Concepts

Mar 10, 2016

Have you ever wondered why something you coached your team to do at the beginning of the season, but didn’t use right away failed when you tried to come back to it? Teaching for mastery is about teaching skills to kids so that the skill “sticks.”

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Lacrosse Athlete Development Webinar on Feb. 19

Feb 16, 2016

US Lacrosse will hold a free one-hour webinar to introduce the lacrosse community to its new Lacrosse Athlete Development Model on Friday, Feb. 19

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What Really Matters in Player Development

Feb 10, 2016

Time is a powerful thing. The perspective that time brings can be even more powerful. Here's one parent's journey about what was important in his child's youth sports experience.

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Designing the Learning Experience

Feb 10, 2016

By carefully designing the learning experience (practice in our case) and communicating the “why” behind certain activities or drills helps the athlete put the pieces together and create a deeper understanding of what you want them to do.

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