Friday, January 10, 2020 
12:00 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.

Pennsylvania Convention Center
Classroom 103C

Philadelphia, PA

Light snacks and refreshments to be served

Fees and Registration

US Lacrosse Safe Sport Symposium is free to attend.

Those attending LaxCon 2020 can select the US Lacrosse Safe Sport Symposium as an add on to their registration. Register for LaxCon here.

For those who would like to attend the Symposium, but do not plan on attending LaxCon, please send an e-mail to [email protected] with subject "US Lacrosse Safe Sport Symposium 2020" and include your name and contact information.

Walk-up registration will only be accepted at the event if space permits.


Trish Sylvia

Founder, NCSI

Suzanne Boyd

NGB Account Manger, NCSI

Ben Tronnes

Associate Counsel, USA Hockey

Christine Mayer, JD

SafeSport Coordinator, USA Hockey
Massachusetts Hockey VP


Lauren Ellison, Esq.

Outside Counsel to US Lacrosse, Tydings & Rosenberg LLP​

Dan Mills

Assistant Director of Training, U.S. Center for SafeSport

Alexis Brandolini


Erik Mineo



  • Time Event Speaker
    11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Sign in/Registration  
    12:00 p.m. - 12:15 p.m. Welcome Address  
    12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Youth Player Safety: A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing Erik Mineo, Consultant & Alexis Brandolini, Consultant
    1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Break  
    2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Ending Abuse Within Sport: How the U.S. Center for SafeSport is Championing Athlete Well Being Dan Mills, Assistant Director of Training
    3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. The Relentless Pursuit of Safety Trish Sylvia, Founder, NCSI & Suzanne Boyd, NGB Account Manager, NCSI
    3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Break  
    4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. The Journey to a Safer Sport: A Breakdown of Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017 Lauren Ellison, Esq., Outside Counsel to US Lacrosse, Tydings & Rosenberg LLP
    4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Managing a Behemoth: SafeSport in a Large NGB Ben Tronnes, Associate Counsel, USA Hockey & Christine Mayer, JD, SafeSport Coordinator, USA Hockey