Remembering Our Purpose: An Open Letter to Youth Coaches

Apr 12, 2019

Matt Belson is the president of Cohasset (Mass.) Youth Lacrosse and the founder of Scoops Lacrosse. He originally posted this blog in February.

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One Town, One Team Approach in Oxford

Apr 04, 2019

The goal of the Oxford Lacrosse Club is to consolidate all of the area’s lacrosse development under one umbrella organization. Starting with one team, the vision is to have multiple high school teams in the future.

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Retaliation

Apr 03, 2019

One objective of lacrosse is teaching kids how to channel their emotions into something positive. Young players learn best through their mistakes, but only if they are called out on their mistakes in a way that creates positive change.

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Celebrate Diversity Month Webinar Series

Apr 01, 2019

Dr. Brian Gearity kicks off the Celebrate Diversity Month webinar series on April 9 by discussing coaching and cultural competency as it pertains to the lacrosse community at large. 

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The Importance of US Lacrosse Player Segmentation Policy

Mar 26, 2019

Reviewing the rationale behind the US Lacrosse player segmentation policy which was passed in 2016 to help minimize safety issues and/or unfair competitive advantages.

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New Realizations Through SafeSport Online Training

Mar 21, 2019

SafeSport training has already resulted in changes for one Baltimore-area coach's interactions with the young female players on her club team.

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VIDEO: Ongoing Concussion Research Provides Injury Insight

Mar 18, 2019

The NCAA and the Department of Defense are partners in an ongoing study, called the CARE Consortium, that is the largest and most comprehensive research on concussion injuries ever undertaken. Dr. Michael McCrea, one of the three principle investigators for the study, recently shared preliminary findings from the research.

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Communication Matters

Mar 18, 2019

There is a massive difference between SHOUTING and raising your voice to command attention. The former is someone who lacks skill in instructing, the latter is someone who knows how to modulate their voice for the greatest effect.

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Background Screening for Coaches Passes Milestone

Mar 14, 2019

Since the requirement was launched last October, over 15,000 coaches have submitted their background screening. Approximately 54-percent of USL member coaches have completed the screening.

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Team Up Speak Up Against Concussions

Mar 04, 2019

Coaches, please take one minute to give your team the speech, reminding all of your players that good teammates look out for each other.

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