18 results for month: 11/2015

Bob Aronson Named Maine Maritime Head Lacrosse Coach

CASTINE, Maine -- Bob Aronson was named Maine Maritime Academy's head men's lacrosse coach on Tuesday."I'd like to thank Director of Athletics, Steve Peed, the hiring committee and especially Coach Adam Sherman for giving me this opportunity," said Aronson, "I'm extremely excited to take over the program that Coach Sherman and the players have worked so ... More

Applications Available for 2018 U.S. Men’s Assistants and Support Staff

By Lane Errington | @Lane_Errington Mark Cafiero BALTIMORE — US Lacrosse and head coach John Danowski are seeking assistant coach and support staff applicants for the 2018 U.S. Men’s National Team. The staff will include three assistant coaches, a general manager, assistant general manager, equipment manager and videographer. The U.S. men&rs... More

How to Navigate the College Lacrosse Camp Matrix

By Kate Hickman | @BalanceLacrosse Joe Koshollek The recruiting cycle is a maze. Players are inundated with invitations to college clinics, camps and prospect days. They can’t play in all of them, nor can their parents afford it. So how do we navigate the matrix? Here’s some help. College Clinics What are they? Short, two- to three-hour ... More

Harry Jacobs Named Winner of US Lacrosse’s Homer Schwartz Award

By Paul Ohanian Harry Jacobs, past president and current board member of the Long Island Metro Chapter, has been selected as this year’s winner of the US Lacrosse Homer R. Schwartz Chapter Leadership Award.Created in 2014 to recognize a US Lacrosse chapter leader who embodies the qualities of passion and dedication that Homer provided as a longtime US ... More

Get on the Bus: Michigan High School Coaches Bound for LaxCon

By Paul Krome | @PaulKrome John Strohsacker I spoke with Duke men’s lacrosse coach John Danowski, to confirm his interest in speaking at the 2016 US Lacrosse Convention and finalize his clinic for 5:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, at the Baltimore Convention Center. I couldn’t finish thanking him before he said, “I love your event. The ... More

WLax: Maryland Again Faces Challenging Lacrosse Schedule in 2016

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Coming off the program's second straight NCAA Championship, head coach Cathy Reese announced Maryland 's schedule for the 2016 season Friday."We are so excited to get the season started," Reese, who is the reigning IWLCA National Coach of the Year, said. "I think we have some a lot of strong opponents and our team is ready for a ... More

What If We Just Played Youth Lacrosse For Fun?

By Brian Logue Spencer Herlong Eden Prairie and Rosemount are traditionally two of the strongest youth lacrosse programs in the state of Minnesota. Their respective U15 teams entered Youth Lacrosse Minnesota’s 10th annual state tournament this summer with championship hopes. For many of the players, this would be the final youth lacrosse event of ... More

Inside the D-III Lacrosse Experience: Opportunities Abound Beyond D-I

By Kate Hickman | @BalanceLacrosse Jim O'Connor When we talk about college lacrosse recruiting, the conversation too often stops at Division I. Each year, I sit down with young players, and I ask them to outline their top three priorities for their collegiate experience. Next, I ask for a list of 20 schools they think fit that framework. I’m often ... More

Parents Aren’t Ruining Youth Sports. We All Are.

By T.J. Buchanan Logan Whitton A recent article in The Washington Post asked if parents are ruining youth sports. The article states, “The number of children playing team sports is falling, with the experts blaming a parent-driven focus on elite travel clubs, specialization in one sport and pursuit of scholarships for hurting the country&rsqu... More

Ohio State Tabs Trio as 2016 Lacrosse Team Captains

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Seniors Robby Haus and Kacy Kapinos and redshirt junior Tyler Pfister have been selected to serve as team captains for the 2015-16 Ohio State men's lacrosse team, Buckeye head coach Nick Myers announced Friday."We feel honored to lead this team alongside these three young men chosen by their peers," Myers said. "They are humble ... More