US Lacrosse Sanctions Ultimate Events and Sports Management

Feb 08, 2017

US Lacrosse today sanctioned seven lacrosse tournaments run by Ultimate Events and Sports Management Company, Inc., as meeting best practices across five areas of event operations.

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2016 Research Report Summarizes Safety Findings

Feb 07, 2017

The Center for Sport Science at US Lacrosse serves as a national hub for the study and improvement of health in lacrosse, and funds numerous research studies annually to learn more about the safety and wellness of lacrosse players.

In 2016, the Center partially or fully funded six research studies, and produced a year-end report to summarize the findings. Research areas included impact sensors, injury surveillance, lower extremity injury risk reduction, head impacts and playing time.

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US Lacrosse Opens Application Process for 2019 U.S. Men’s Indoor Assistant Coaches and Support Staff

Feb 06, 2017

US Lacrosse is accepting applications for two assistant coaches, plus a support staff, for the 2019 U.S. men’s national indoor team.

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FIL Launches Search for First CEO

Feb 06, 2017

Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) President Stan Cockerton today announced the launch of a search for the organization’s first chief executive officer. As the international governing body of lacrosse, the FIL leads the development of lacrosse throughout the word and conducts quadrennial world championship in five disciplines.

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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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Diversity Essay Contest is Underway

Feb 03, 2017

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The fourth annual US Lacrosse Diversity & Inclusion Essay Contest is underway. Hosted each year in conjunction with Black History Month and viewed as an opportunity to celebrate the growing diversity in the sport of lacrosse, we invite your submissions.

This year, the question we are posing is quite simple:

How does the diversity of your team and inclusion of all players make your lacrosse experience better?

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Defending Women's Champ UNC Highlights Tierney Field Slate

Feb 02, 2017

US Lacrosse will host more than 25 college, high school and post-collegiate lacrosse games on William G. Tierney Field at its headquarters this winter and spring, including a pair of appearances by defending NCAA women's champion North Carolina.

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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 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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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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