Brown Coach Mike Daly Preaches the Importance of Challenging Players

Feb 01, 2017

Mike Daly took over the Tufts lacrosse program at age 26, with no prior experience in the game. It was a tough ask for any coach. But he had to figure it out. Daly, a football coach at his core, took the concepts he learned in that sport and brought it to lacrosse. Eighteen years and three Division III national championships later, Daly will now take his fast-paced offense to Brown.

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Regy Thorpe Named U.S. Men's Indoor Coach

Feb 01, 2017

US Lacrosse is pleased to announce that Regy Thorpe has been named head coach of the U.S. team that will compete in the 2019 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) Men’s Indoor World Championships in British Columbia, Canada.

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US Lacrosse Youth Rules Interpretation Videos Available

Jan 31, 2017

US Lacrosse youth rules interpretation videos are now available on the US Lacrosse web site. The videos are designed to help officials, coaches, parents and players better understand the rules and how situations are administered.

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Concussion in Sport: The International Conference in Berlin

Jan 30, 2017

Two members of US Lacrosse’s Sports Science and Safety Committee – Dr. Margot Putukian and Dr. Ruben Echemendia - were among the experts invited to participate at the fifth concussion consensus conference, held in Berlin. They presented an insider's update to attendees at last week’s US Lacrosse Sports Medicine Symposium.

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US Lacrosse Praises Passage of NOCSAE Standard for Commotio Cordis

Jan 27, 2017

US Lacrosse enthusiastically supports the approval for a chest protector standard by the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE). The standard, which should help reduce the risk of commotio cordis, received formal approval Friday during NOCSAE’s winter board meeting in Phoenix.

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Goldberger Outlines Legal Rights for Officials at LaxCon

Jan 27, 2017

A fight late in the second half of the Alabama-Birmingham vs. Louisiana Tech NCAA men’s basketball game last night caused the visiting Bulldogs to finish the contest with four players and only their head coach occupying their bench.

Naturally upon returning to the office I searched online for some video; not only to see the visual spectacle of a brawl, but to see how the officials handled the situation as I had attended veteran three-sport official and officiating attorney Alan Goldberger’s “Calling the Game: Your Legal Rights” session at LaxCon Saturday in Baltimore.

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US Lacrosse Names 2017 World Games Roster, World Cup Alternate

Jan 27, 2017

SPARKS, Md. – US Lacrosse and U.S. women’s senior team head coach Ricky Fried today announced the 15-player U.S. Women’s National Team that will compete in the 2017 World Games, hosted by the International World Games Association (IWGA) on July 26-30 in Wroclaw, Poland.

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Teach the Game for Understanding

Jan 26, 2017

At its core, lacrosse is an athletic sport that teaches individual skills, but it’s important to remember that it’s a team sport. “Teach the game for understanding. Lacrosse is a team sport,” Fried said during his presentation at the US Lacrosse Convention in Baltimore on Jan. 21. “Really emphasize that everyone plays a role no matter how insignificant it might seem at a particular time.”

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Go Box or Go Home: A Canadian Coach's Perspective

Jan 25, 2017

NLL and world champion box lacrosse coach Ed Comeau spoke at the US Lacrosse Convention, urging attendees to "go all the way" with indoor training.

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High School Rules Interpretation Videos Available

Jan 24, 2017

The 2017 National Federation of State High Schools Associations and US Lacrosse rules interpretation videos are now available.

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