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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Changing the Concussion Culture

Feb 14, 2019

Coaches, help your players to be good teammates. Give them the one-minute speech about being responsible enough to speak up if they suspect a teammate might have a concussion.

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Standard Meeting Chest Protection Comes to Market

Feb 12, 2019

Warrior Sports has rolled out a goalie chest protector that meets the new NOCSAE performance standard and is tested to reduce the likelihood of commotio cordis.

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US Lacrosse Launches Online SafeSport Training

Feb 07, 2019

As part of its ongoing commitment to creating a safer sports environment, US Lacrosse has launched an online education and training platform as part of its efforts in keeping abusive behavior out of lacrosse.

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New Concussion Insights to Be Presented at Symposium

Dec 18, 2018

Dr. Michael McCrea, a national leader in concussion research and a principal investogator in the NCAA's current concussion study, will present findings from the research at the 2019 US Lacrosse Sports Medicine Symposium, presented in partnership with MedStar Health, on January 11 in Philadelphia. 

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Sports Medicine Expert Encourages Parents to Set the Parameters

Nov 28, 2018

Considered one of the country's leading experts in youth sports health, injuries and training patterns, Dr. Neeru Jayanthi of the Emory University School of Medicine will serve as a featured speaker at the 2019 Sports Medicine Symposium. 

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Don’t Learn Safety by Accident

Nov 20, 2018

One of my jobs as the trail official, in any clearing situation, is to protect the passer on long passes. I threw my flag immediately and ran to Scott as I blew the whistle.

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