NOCSAE Issues Warning About Counterfeit Lacrosse Balls

Apr 02, 2018

The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) is warning lacrosse players, coaches and teams to use caution when purchasing lacrosse balls online.

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Understanding the Women’s Safety Sphere

Mar 19, 2018

In women’s lacrosse, the sphere is defined as an imaginary area, or bubble, of 7 inches surrounding the player’s head, in all directions. At the high school and youth level, an opponent cannot put their stick in another player’s sphere.

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Recognizing the Symptoms of a Concussion

Mar 15, 2018

US Lacrosse strongly recommends that all teams, leagues, and clubs have a documented plan in place to deal with concussion injuries. Once developed, this plan should be reviewed and updated annually. 

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Applications Being Accepted for Safety Research Grants

Mar 06, 2018

The US Lacrosse Center for Sport Science is accepting research grant applications that will investigate issues within the broad discipline of sports medicine.  For full consideration, grant proposals should be received by May 25, 2018. Funding decisions will be announced by US Lacrosse in July, with grants distributed in August.

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Video: College Coaches Support ‘Team Up Speak Up’

Mar 01, 2018

Being a great teammate includes looking out for somebody who may be injured. That's the commitment that leading lacrosse coaches and players are making to help change the concussion culture. 

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Video: Mental Toughness – The Coaches Perspective

Feb 26, 2018

"Mental toughness is generally one of the most talked about topics, but the least understood,” says Matt Nein, a certified strength & conditioning specialist based in Salisbury, Maryland. “It’s about passion and a full commitment to long-term goals.”

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Team Up Speak Up – Change the Concussion Culture

Feb 23, 2018

US Lacrosse and the Concussion Legacy Foundation have designated March 1 as “Team Up Speak Up Day.” Every lacrosse coach in America is being asked to give a simple, one-minute speech at the beginning of the season that helps keep athletes safe from concussion and improves the concussion culture. 

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Is Your CMP Ready for the New Season

Feb 09, 2018

The time for developing a Concussion Management Plan, or reviewing an existing plan for needed updates, is now. Get your CMP in order and ready for the new season ahead.  

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New Program from Concussion Legacy Foundation and US Lacrosse

Feb 05, 2018

US Lacrosse and the Concussion Legacy Foundation have launched a joint initiative to create the first US Lacrosse “Team Up Speak Up Day” on March 1. Every lacrosse coach in America is being asked to give a simple, one-minute speech at the beginning of the season that helps keep athletes safe from concussion and improves the concussion culture. 

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Celebrate Healthy Heart Month With an AED Purchase

Feb 05, 2018

The latest reminder about the importance of an on-site AED occurred last week in Buffalo, where a University at Buffalo club lacrosse player was saved due to immediate application of CPR and an AED.  

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