Spring Premiere Takeaways: Challenge Accepted

Jan 15, 2017

BRADENTON, Fla. – Team USA stepped up to the challenge.

After escaping Florida for a one-goal win on Saturday at IMG Academy at the annual Team USA Spring Premiere, the U.S. women’s national team took the time to take a step back to analyze their “lackadaisical” play, as described by coach Ricky Fried. Team USA was outperformed by the Gators in key areas like the overall fight they had in themselves and their team to battle back and overcome mistakes.

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Spring Premiere Takeaways: The Mental Game Matters

Jan 14, 2017

BRADENTON, Fla. – A lot is at stake this weekend, but more is at stake this summer.

The first day of the annual Team USA Spring Premiere at IMG Academy featured the best 25 players in the country competing for one of just 18 roster spots, plus two alternates, who will play in the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) Women’s World Cup in Guildford, England, this July.

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Team USA Gets Late Goal from McCool to Hold Off Florida

Jan 14, 2017

Final Stats

Marie McCool’s game-winning goal with 2:15 remaining lifted Team USA past a surging Florida and gave the host team a 20-19 victory in the first game of Team USA's Spring Premiere on Saturday at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. McCool (North Carolina) tied for the team lead with three goals and added an assist.

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Lacrosse Season Opens with Team USA Spring Premiere

Jan 13, 2017

The 2017 lacrosse season will have its ceremonial beginning with the Team USA Spring Premiere from IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., this weekend. Three games from the two-day event will be streamed live and free of charge on the US Lacrosse website.

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New First Stick Awards Given to 128 Teams

Jan 12, 2017

Teams and organizations across 45 states have been selected as recipients of new First Stick Program grants and will receive comprehensive resources, including equipment, to help in becoming self-sustaining programs. This year’s grants total nearly $400,000.

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Get the Most Out of Your Team's Practices

Jan 12, 2017

There’s no better place for your players to improve than practice, but only if that time is used wisely. US Lacrosse has several resources to help coaches position their players for success, and the latest offering is a series of age-appropriate practice guides for boys and girls.

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LaxCon Offer from Under Armour and US Lacrosse

Jan 12, 2017

Attendees of the 2017 US Lacrosse Convention (LaxCon) can take advantage of a special offer from Under Armour and US Lacrosse to work out at the Under Armour Performance Center on Light Street, just blocks from the Baltimore Convention Center!

Under Armour is an official sponsor, and the official apparel provider of LaxCon, the largest educational opportunity in the sport for coaches and officials, featuring more than 100 speakers.  The event runs from January 20-22 at the Baltimore Convention Center, and discounted online registration ends on Jan. 17.

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US Lacrosse Accepting Diversity Grant Applications

Jan 12, 2017

First of two application cycles in 2017 is open until February 13. A second application cycle for diversity grants will be offered later this year.

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US Lacrosse and the American Heart Association Join Forces

Jan 11, 2017

Increased education and awareness through the use of a specialized training kit will help youth coaches and administrators to be better prepared to respond to on-field emergencies.

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LADM is Development for All Ages and Levels

Jan 10, 2017

There has been quite a buzz building around the Lacrosse Athlete Development Model, and we could not be happier about the warm reception it is receiving. What are people saying about it?

“This just makes sense. Sound educational philosophy applied to our sport. I love it.”

“LADM is exactly what our sport has needed. With the rapid growth at the youth level and lack of experienced coaches, this framework will give all our new coaches a way to be more effective.”

“This great for the kids.”

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