Webinar Offers Real Tools to Help with Inclusive Coaching

Feb 11, 2019

Lisa Drennan, founder of MERGE Diverse Abilities Inclusion Consulting, will help to answer the question around what inclusion means and how implementing some simple strategies can help you to be a more effective coach in this free webinar on Wednesday, Feb. 27.

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US Lacrosse Updates Level 1 Online Coaching Course

Feb 04, 2019

US Lacrosse has launched a brand new version of the Level 1 Fundamentals of Coaching Lacrosse online curriculum that is a part of its Coach Development Program. The “Developing the Individual Athlete” module has been completely rebuilt and went live last week.

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Active, Hands-On Learning Integral to New US Lacrosse Coaching Clinic

Jan 23, 2019

The US Lacrosse Coach Development Program formally relaunched the Level 2 version of its instructional clinics, now known as “Developing the Team Player” during LaxCon in Philadelphia earlier this month.

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How to Succeed in Lacrosse? Have Fun.

Dec 13, 2018

Frank Fedorjaka has won more than 160 games as a college lacrosse head coach. A three-time Patriot League Coach of the Year, Fedorjaka attributes part of the success of the Bucknell program on making sure that his players are having fun and enjoying their experience.

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Coaching Advice That Makes an Impact

Nov 13, 2018

Ever wonder if what you’re telling your players resonates with them? We asked members of the 2019 U.S. Women’s U19 Training Team to share what was the best piece of advice they’ve received from a coach during their lacrosse career to this point.

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Seven Things I Wished I Knew When I Started Coaching

May 16, 2018

One of the hardest things about coaching is getting started. Everything seems new and you’re not sure where to turn. We surveyed several of the coaches on the US Lacrosse staff and asked them, “What’s the one thing you know now that you wished you knew when you started coaching?”

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Who's Coaching the Coaches?

Mar 29, 2018

Building your lacrosse tool bag is easy and fun – unlimited resources, unlimited opinions on the Xs and Os. But what are you doing about building yourself as a coach beyond the framework of lacrosse? What are you doing to be a better coach to your players? What are you doing to be a better leader? What are you doing to build better leaders?

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Inspiring Athletes Through Belief

Feb 15, 2018

There may be a player on the end of your bench, or playing a small role, but are you letting them know you still see their potential? “When you have one last person that just really believes in you, it can drive you and make you really believe in yourself,” said Major League Baseball outfielder Steve Souza.

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Gender and Sports: Common Traits and Differences

Feb 07, 2018

Research suggests that males tend to unify behind winning and females tend to unify behind connecting. As coaches, we should strive to understand that neither pathway is necessarily better that the other.

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Convention Session Offers New Approaches to Leadership

Jan 10, 2018

Charlotte Hounds head coach Jim Stagnitta has seen a lot in his 30-year lacrosse coaching career. He just wished he saw and knew some of the things he’s learned a long time ago.

On Saturday, Jan. 20 at the US Lacrosse Convention in Baltimore, he will share some of that knowledge along with his colleague from Complete Athlete 360, J.C. Glick, who served 20 years in the U.S. Army as in infantry officer, primarily in special operations and special mission units.

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