Advice for Rookie Lacrosse Coaches

Jan 10, 2017

If you’re like a lot of parent-coaches, stepping onto the field for the first time can be a daunting prospect. I mean you probably got roped into the assignment because someone called you and said they wouldn’t be able to have a team unless you stepped up to coach.

So, you said yes, but what to do now?

For starters, you’re not alone. US Lacrosse has a number of resources available for beginning coaches through its Coach Development Program (listed at the end of this blog), and I highly recommend that you take advantage of them.

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Lacrosse Being Used as a Tool to Help High-Risk Boys

Jan 10, 2017

Lacrosse is being used as a positive tool at the Ferris School to help wayward teenage boys who are identified as serious or chronic repeat offenders that pose a risk to themselves or others.

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Team USA Spring Premiere Will Be Streamed Live

Jan 06, 2017

Three games from the 2017 Team USA Spring Premiere, featuring the U.S. men’s and women’s national teams, will be live streamed free of charge on www.uslacrosse.org next weekend. The event takes place January 14-15 at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. The U.S. women’s team, preparing for this summer’s Federation of International Lacrosse World Cup in Guildford, England, will play the University of Florida and the University of Notre Dame. The U.S. men’s team will play the University of Notre Dame.

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Before You Ring in the New Year, Consider US Lacrosse

Dec 29, 2016

Time is running out. This is your last week to make a 2016 tax deductible gift to US Lacrosse to help make lacrosse happen.

A gift of any size will make a direct impact on our mission to serve the lacrosse community.

Don't miss this chance to share your passion and love of lacrosse. We cannot do this without YOU. Make a Difference Today.

Every Gift Counts. Every Donor Matters.

Thank you for your support.

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Looking Back: The Journey with the U19 Men's Team

Dec 28, 2016

The 2016 U.S. U19 team dominated the early stages of the Federation of International Lacrosse Men's World Championship, but had to dig deep in a wild comeback victory over Canada in the gold medal game. US Lacrosse video production manager Michael Wallin captured the excitement and drama of the championships through a three-part video series "The Journey." Take a look back at this incredible team - along with a bonus episode that includes some humorous outtakes.

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Symposium Provides Insights for a Healthy Program

Dec 23, 2016

The 2017 US Lacrosse Sports Medicine Symposium, scheduled for January 20, provides insight for doctors, trainers, physical therapists, strength and conditioning coaches, health staff, coaches, administrators, parents and students to run a healthy lacrosse program

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US Lacrosse Produces Youth Rule Books

Dec 22, 2016

For the first time in its history, US Lacrosse has produced standalone youth rule books for boys’ and girls’ lacrosse. The books are available in digital format free of charge on the US Lacrosse web site.

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The Beginning

Dec 22, 2016

The first jersey Maureen Cromer, the new content marketing manager at US Lacrosse, ever wore donned #31. After 17 years, 5 teams, and thousands of wall balls, the number on her final jersey was #30.

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Team USA to Conduct Instructional Clinics at Spring Premiere

Dec 15, 2016

SPARKS, Md. – US Lacrosse today announced two instructional clinics, one each for boys and girls, with the U.S. men’s and women’s national teams at the Team USA Spring Premiere at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., from Jan. 14-15.

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US Lacrosse and NXT Announce Partnership for Nationals

Dec 15, 2016

SPARKS, Md. – US Lacrosse and NXTsports are proud to announce a partnership centered around the annual US Lacrosse Nationals event. Under the collaboration, NXT will power the US Lacrosse Nationals at the 14U, 13U and 12U age groups for boys and girls beginning in 2018. NXT brings its extensive event operations abilities to the event, and will run all registration and event operations for US Lacrosse Nationals.

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