US Lacrosse and Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) are partners in a nationwide endeavor to make lacrosse a positive, character-building experience for every athlete and to improve the experience for officials, coaches, parents and fans.
If you're not sure whether you have completed the PCA Double Goal Coach I or Double Goal Coach II course(s) for CEP Level 1 or Level 3 certification, respectively, you can now check online through the PCA website.
PCA Programs for US Lacrosse Members
Double-Goal Coach I
Learn about PCA’s DGC model of coaching for winning and life lessons. It's required for USL CDP Level 1 certification, and may also be offered at an in-person workshop.
Double-Goal Coach II
Learn how to build a team culture that brings out the best in your players in both practices and games. This online course is a requirement of US Lacrosse CDP Level 3 certification, and is targeted toward coaches working with high school-age athletes.
More Online Courses
PCA offers four additional online courses, designed to ensure that winning happens both on and off the field, and specifically aimed providing power tools that foster a positive youth sports culture for coaches, parents, athletes and officials.
US Lacrosse annually awards matching Sportsmanship Grants to lacrosse leagues and chapters to partner with Positive Coaching Alliance. The grant helps organizations educate their leaders, coaches, parents and athletes on honoring the game.
Double-Goal Coach Awards
PCA annually presents awards to 20 youth and high school coaches across the U.S. who strive to win while teaching life lessons through sports. Nominations are open through Dec. 31.
Pocket Sports Quotes
Download PCA’s free inspirational sports quotes widget, which includes fresh daily content often featuring top athletes, coaches and thought leaders on PCA's National Advisory Board.