US Lacrosse Adds SafeSport Training Benefit to All Adult Coach Memberships

Jul 08, 2019

US Lacrosse is adding a new benefit to all adult coach memberships in order to further enhance player safety. Effective August 1, 2019, all adult coach memberships will require online SafeSport training. This benefit will be provided at no additional cost to members. 

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US Lacrosse and Claire Marie Foundation Join Forces

Jun 13, 2019

The two organizations will focus on providing greater awareness and education about melanona, its prevention, and playing sun safe.

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NOCSAE Issues Consumer Alert About “KSONE” Lacrosse Balls

Jun 07, 2019

NOCSAE announced Thursday that none of the KSONE branded lacrosse balls are certified to NOCSAE standards. NOCSAE’s statement notes that these balls feature falsified markings that imply NOCSAE certification.

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Research Study: Lacrosse Injuries, Concussions More Prevalent Among Youth Boys

Jun 04, 2019

Youth boys’ lacrosse players have lower time-loss injury rates than older male lacrosse participants, but also have higher all-injury, concussion, and checking-related injury rates.

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US Lacrosse Partners with Go4Ellis

May 23, 2019

In an effort to help improve the safety of young lacrosse players, US Lacrosse has agreed to a partnership with Go4Ellis, an online platform that helps connect events with athletic trainers. Go4Ellis is a “Recommended Event Partner” of US Lacrosse.

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From the Field: US Lacrosse Center for Sport Science

Apr 18, 2019

This article appears in the April edition of US Lacrosse Magazine. Don’t get the mag? Join US Lacrosse today to start your subscription.

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Background Screening for Coaches Passes Milestone

Mar 14, 2019

Since the requirement was launched last October, over 15,000 coaches have submitted their background screening. Approximately 54-percent of USL member coaches have completed the screening.

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Team Up Speak Up Against Concussions

Mar 04, 2019

Coaches, please take one minute to give your team the speech, reminding all of your players that good teammates look out for each other.

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US Lacrosse Launches New AED Initiative

Feb 28, 2019

US Lacrosse's new initiative, called A Player’s Pulse, is designed to raise AED funding and awareness to make lacrosse safer for all.

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VIDEO: Team Up Speak Up

Feb 26, 2019

US Lacrosse wants to empower coaches to help change the concussion culture in lacrosse. Starting with a simple one-minute speech is a good first step.

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