Just Say Yes

Feb 26, 2020

Coaching is a big time, and emotional, commitment for youth sports coaches. A supportive group of parents willing to help can help relieve some of the stress involved for these volunteers.

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Tragedy Averted: The Importance of CPR Training and AEDs

Feb 25, 2020

Jeff Bambrick, a lieutenant and training paramedic with the Tacoma Fire Department, knew to start chest compressions immediately. His 20-year career had prepared him for this moment.

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Make a Difference: Team Up Speak Up

Feb 21, 2020

During the week of March 1-7, every lacrosse coach is encouraged to give the short, simple speech to their players to help change the concussion culture.

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US Lacrosse Announces 2020 NTDP Regional Tryouts

Feb 20, 2020

Building off the success of last year, US Lacrosse will once again work with the Premier Lacrosse League and the Women’s Professional Lacrosse League on the first phase of the National Team Development Program. Last year, more than 1,300 players participated in regional tryouts.

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Help Change the Concussion Culture

Feb 10, 2020

Good teammates look out for each other. That’s the premise behind the Team Up Speak Up campaign, in which players are encouraged to notify a coach or athletic trainer if they suspect a teammate might have a concussion. 

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Research Report Highlights 2019 Projects

Feb 07, 2020

The 2019 Research Report includes updates of studies about women’s headgear, mental health programs for youth athletes, and youth concussions, among others.

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Celebrating National Girls & Women in Sports Day

Feb 05, 2020

Throughout the day today, US Lacrosse will be celebrating the Women Sports Foundation’s National Girls & Women in Sports Day initiative with inspirational quotes and thoughts from some of the leading voices in the game as we celebrate this year’s theme — Lead Her Forward.

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Harrison Committed to Creating an Inclusive Culture

Feb 03, 2020

As one of the most decorated players of his generation, the 2005 Tewaaraton Award winner has grown into the responsibility of fostering positive change in the sport he loves.

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Acompora Foundation: AED is Common Sense

Feb 03, 2020

The only effective response to commotio cordis is the timely delivery of a life-saving shock or defibrillation. Had there been an AED on the field at Northport, Louis’ life may have been saved.

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SafeSport’s Impact is Potentially a Life Changer

Jan 29, 2020

Research shows a strong correlation between early adversity (before the age of 18) and poor outcomes later in life. There’s a direct link between childhood trauma, such as sexual abuse, and adult onset of chronic disease, depression, and suicide. 

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