How To Set Athletic Goals in Uncertain Times

Dec 21, 2020

Goals are critical to a healthy mindset and can help keep kids on track during this tough time. Here's how you can help keep your athletes excited for sport by setting attainable athletic goals now despite an uncertain environment.

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LaxCon Offers Customized Track for Box Lacrosse

Dec 17, 2020

With an all-virtual format for 2021, January’s LaxCon event will have a different look and feel from previous editions, but some things will not be changing, including, for the fourth straight year, a dedicated education track focused on box lacrosse.

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Five and Five: A Guide to LaxCon Sessions for Coaches

Dec 16, 2020

The 2021 US Lacrosse Convention will have a whole new feel as a completely virtual event takes place from Jan. 15-16. Whether the new format is allowing you to come for the first time or you’re a veteran of the event, there are sessions for all levels of coaches.

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Remembering Legendary Hall of Fame Coach Marge Watson

Dec 14, 2020

Margery ‘Marge’ Watson, the legendary coach who launched the women’s lacrosse program at Ursinus (Pa.) College and was instrumental in the creation of the Philadelphia Colleges Women’s Lacrosse Association, has passed away at the age of 90. 

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Martino-DiFede Inspired to Grow Girls’ Lacrosse in Miami

Dec 11, 2020

Recent transplant Jenna Martino-DiFede, who moved to Miami just over two years ago, is eager to keep building on the lacrosse momentum started by others, especially among girls in the region. 

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Six Ways to Create a Fun and Player-Centered Experience

Dec 09, 2020

Fun and player-centered, one of the US Lacrosse Core Values of Athlete Development, is a reminder to keep the experience about the players. How do we do that? Here are six ways to create the experience your players want for the upcoming lacrosse season (and beyond).

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Giving Back: How Teams Can Meaningfully and Safely Give Back

Dec 08, 2020

While it’s not ideal that sports have been interrupted by COVID-19, athletes can still give back to their communities in meaningful ways while practicing social distancing and other safety precautions.

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Sankofa Clinician Katie Facciola Committed to an Accessible Game

Dec 07, 2020

Katie Facciola discovered lacrosse while flipping through channels on TV one night. Immediately she knew, she had to play the game.

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US Lacrosse Statement on Box Lacrosse Events

Dec 02, 2020

In light of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, as well as US Lacrosse’s growing commitment to box lacrosse, the national governing body offers several recommendations in support of risk mitigation.

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How and Why to Teach Mindfulness to Young Athletes

Nov 30, 2020

There are plenty of reasons why it’s worth helping your athletes learn how to incorporate mindfulness techniques into their regular routine, from lowered stress levels to improved concentration. It’s easy to get started with breathing exercises, apps, and quick sessions. 

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