Standard Meeting Chest Protection Comes to Market

Feb 12, 2019

Warrior Sports has rolled out a goalie chest protector that meets the new NOCSAE performance standard and is tested to reduce the likelihood of commotio cordis.

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Changing the Concussion Culture

Feb 11, 2019

Coaches, help your players to be good teammates. Give them the one-minute speech about being responsible enough to speak up if they suspect a teammate might have a concussion.

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US Lacrosse Announces Partnership with PLL and WPLL

Feb 07, 2019

US Lacrosse announced today a strategic partnership with the Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) and Women’s Professional Lacrosse League (WPLL) to support its newly minted U.S. National Team Development Program (NTDP).

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Thank You for Making a Difference

Feb 05, 2019

It does not matter how long you have coached, or that you are the newest addition to your organization’s board, or how much money you shelled out last year making sure every kid got a cool jersey. What truly matters is that you had a positive impact in the lives of others through lacrosse.

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Michigan Club, Loyola Club Top WCLA Preseason Polls

Feb 01, 2019

Last year’s two national champions have been tabbed as the No. 1 teams in the 2019 Nike/US Lacrosse WCLA Preseason Top 20 rankings.

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Understanding the New Rule: Transitional Checking for U14 Girls

Jan 22, 2019

The new transitional checking rule for 14U and 13U girls players is intended to provide a middle ground between full checking at the high school level and the modified checking for 12U.

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Consistency is Key

Jan 18, 2019

The word “consistency” is derived from the Latin consistentem, meaning: “to stand firm”. As an official, I heartily endorse the original meaning of the word. Officials must be resolute, a bulwark against the winds of popular opinion. The best officials stand between two opposing forces and enforce agreed-upon rules, without bias, and never allow the masses to influence their decisions. 

“You’re not being consistent” is a charge often leveled at officials.

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Good Posture Helped Establish Lacrosse in Scotland

Jan 15, 2019

Noted women’s lacrosse historian Jane Clayton was recently featured in the BBC program, “Celebrity Antiques Road Trip” as she discussed the sport’s migration to Scotland. 

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LaxCon Wrap From Philly

Jan 13, 2019

More than 7,000 gather for professional development, trade show and fan fest at Pennsylvania Convention Center

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Impacting South Jersey with a US Lacrosse Diversity Grant

Jan 08, 2019

The Salvation Army Kroc Center in Camden introduced lacrosse to local girls through free instructional clinics two years ago. A recent US Lacrosse diversity grant has now allowed the Center to significantly expand its programming.

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