Officials Webinar: We Can't Do This Alone

Feb 10, 2017

US Lacrosse is hosting a webinar for officials on Monday, Feb. 13 at 8:30 pm (Eastern) featuring NCAA Division I men's official PJ Calello.

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Officials: Pre-Game Checklist for Success

Feb 10, 2017

The last thing I do before stepping onto the field is open my “everything I need to ref a game” box. I started putting all of my officiating gear into a nice box a few years ago for two reasons. One, I wanted room for a laminated checklist on top and a list of key quotes on the inside, and a bag didn’t cut it. Two, the nice box subtly reinforced to me that I was a professional official and I should act like one every time I put on stripes.

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LaxCon to Return to Baltimore in 2018

Feb 03, 2017

LaxCon, lacrosse's largest educational event, will return to Baltimore Jan. 19-21, 2018, as announced today by US Lacrosse.

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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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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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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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LaxCon Set for Baltimore Friday Through Sunday

Jan 17, 2017

US Lacrosse has announced the lineup of speakers and activities at LaxCon, lacrosse’s largest educational event and trade show, set for Friday-Sunday at the Baltimore Convention Center. Advance, discounted ticket sales at end this evening.

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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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US Lacrosse Announces LaxCon Speaker Schedule

Dec 06, 2016

US Lacrosse announces the schedule of speakers for educational sessions and demonstrations for lacrosse coaches and officials at the 2017 US Lacrosse Convention. The convention is scheduled for Jan. 20-22 at the Baltimore Convention Center. 

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John O'Sullivan Eager to Bring Experience to LaxCon

Dec 02, 2016

John O’Sullivan played soccer, not lacrosse, but he’s aware of the problems that plague children who play both sports.

O’Sullivan, an Oregon native who grew up on Long Island, helped coach his son, Tiernan, after he decided to play lacrosse. There O’Sullivan, the former collegiate soccer player and coach, witnessed the same results-first undertones he experienced in soccer.

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