Presentations from LaxCon Available for On-Demand Review

Mar 12, 2018

Nearly 100 videos and audio PowerPoints from lacrosse's largest educational event can assist coaches and officials in professional development

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IMLCA Endorses US Lacrosse Boys Youth Rules

Mar 02, 2018

The Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IMLCA) has given its endorsement to the US Lacrosse Official Rules for Boys’ Youth Lacrosse. The US Lacrosse youth rules cover competition from the 6U to 14U age groups and have been designed to align with the principles of the Lacrosse Athlete Development Model.

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The Impact of Being a Youth Coach

Feb 22, 2018

Charlotte Hounds head coach Jim Stagnitta credits his earliest coaches as being some of the most influential of his athletic career.

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Registration Open for U.S. National Team Player Performance Camps

Feb 09, 2018

Registration is now open for the five U.S. National Team Player Performance Camps scheduled for this summer. Camps will be held at the following locations:

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The Secret Ingredient in Olympic Success

Feb 08, 2018

With the 2018 Winter Olympics set to begin, it’s a great time to think about what makes an Olympian. There are certainly countless hours of training, raw talent, sacrifice, coaching and a commitment to be the best.

And then there’s love.

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Winning the Race to the Right Finish Line

Jan 31, 2018

John O’Sullivan, founder of the Changing the Game Project, penned an interesting blog last week entitled, “Winning the Race to the Right Finish Line in Youth Sports.”

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Age, It's All Relative

Jan 26, 2018

Recent research in sport has shown that at the “elite” level of participation, there is an over-representation of athletes born in the first three months (the September 1 birthday) following a sport’s age and eligibility cut-off date. This phenomenon is often referred to as the Relative Age Effect and it has some serious implications for the development of aspiring young athletes.

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US Lacrosse Releases Rules Interpretation Videos for High School and Youth

Jan 15, 2018

Four videos illustrate rule changes and mechanics, and represent essential part of preseason 

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Free Play a Healer for Today's Drill Epidemic

Dec 11, 2017

Charlotte Christian (N.C.) coach Billy Ward chronicles the benefits of installing a free-play period into his practices

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Sites Selected for U.S. National Team Player Performance Camps

Dec 07, 2017

SPARKS, Md. — US Lacrosse, the sport’s national governing body, has announced the five locations for its U.S. National Team Player Performance Camps for 2018. The camps are designed to give boys’ and girls’ lacrosse players aged 8-18, and of all ability levels, the opportunity to experience the training utilized for the national teams.

The dates and locations for the five camps for 2018 are:

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