A safe and positive playing experience starts by knowing the rules and how to appropriately and effectively coach, officiate and play the game.
Coaches and officials need effective training - through US Lacrosse's certified training programs - to ensure athlete safety.
US Lacrosse also commits significant resources to the proper training of officials for both the men's and women's game.
Women's lacrosse differs greatly from men's lacrosse and should not be played or taught the same way.
To keep things safe, all lacrosse participants have a responsibility to know the rules...parents and players included! Most injuries occur as a result of rule infractions. Know the rules and participate in US Lacrosse's campaigns for fair and safe play.
We've provided links to recent blogs and articles of interest below, and will continue to add to this listing in the future. Please check back regularly as more information is provided.
- Five Things Every Lacrosse Parent Should Know
- Ten Essential Roles of Lacrosse Parents
- Tournament Time: Questions Parents Should Ask
- Ask the Right Questions on the Ride Home
- Letting All Kids Play When the Game Still Matters
- Adjusting Parent Attitudes Toward Officials
- The Best Sports Parenting Advice I Ever Gave Myself