US Lacrosse Adds Free Background Check and SafeSport Training Requirement to All Adult Coach Memberships

Sep 14, 2018

US Lacrosse is adding two new requirements to all adult coach memberships -- a national background screening and online SafeSport training. Both requirements will be provided at no additional cost to members.

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LaxCon Tickets Now On Sale

Sep 06, 2018

US Lacrosse Convention, lacrosse’s largest professional development conference and trade show, set for Jan. 11-13, 2019, in Philadelphia

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Infographic Highlights the Harsh Realities of Abuse

Aug 09, 2018

The statistics are sobering and hard to digest. One in eight athletes will be sexually abused within their sport. One in 10 children are sexually abused before age 18.

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VIDEO: The Right Lacrosse at the Right Time

Aug 07, 2018

The Lacrosse Athlete Development Model (LADM) offers a new framework for teaching and exposing the game to youth players. The goal is to keep more players engaged with the sport for a longer period of time.

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Thrilling Finals Conclude 10th US Lacrosse Nationals

Aug 05, 2018

Gold-medal games decided by a combined four goals as Yellow Jackets (N.Y.) win 14U, 12U divisions and Igloo (N.Y.) takes home 13U

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Video: It's the Right Thing to Do

Aug 02, 2018

With help from many within the lacrosse community who share the same dedication to youth athlete safety, US Lacrosse developed a video to raise public awareness about youth athlete safety and national background screening and online training.

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Doing More to Protect Youth Athletes

Aug 01, 2018

Sports can often be a positive environment for youth, where they are able to develop physically, emotionally, and socially. Unfortunately, sports can also be an environment for sexual misconduct, including abuse. 

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Understanding the Risk of Heat Illness During the Summer Season

Jul 31, 2018

Summertime has become a prime season for youth lacrosse, with many players heavily engaged with the sport during the hottest time of the year. The coupling of lacrosse activity with summer weather can lead to a greater risk of heat related illness.

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High School Girls' Rules Changes for 2019 Season

Jul 30, 2018

Self start, defensive penalty zone among changes passed by joint NFHS/US Lacrosse committee

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Teams Announced for 10th Annual US Lacrosse Nationals

Jul 30, 2018

Nine states represented as girls' squads converge on Frederica, Del., for Friday-Sunday tournament

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