16 results for month: 12/2015

Team USA Cruises Past Ireland, Iroquois Await in WILC Semis

By Stephen Bailey for LaxMagazine.com | Box Score Coyote Magic Action Photos ONONDAGA, N.Y. — Team USA goalie David Mather flubbed a pass from behind the net. The ball fell right into an Ireland attack's stick 3 yards in front of the crease. His shot zoomed high and wide left. It was just that kind of afternoon for the Irish as the United States ... More

How to Create the Physical Environment for Learning Lacrosse

By T.J. Buchanan Introduction In 2012, Dr. Mariale Hardiman published a book entitled “The Brain Targeted Teaching Model for 21st Century Schools.” Dr. Hardiman and her team of researchers at Johns Hopkins University spent several years conducting and reviewing neuroscience research on how children’s brains function in the ... More

US Lacrosse Aligns With RallyMe on Crowdfunding Partnership

From Press Releases   SALT LAKE CITY — RallyMe.com, the leader in sports crowdfunding, and US Lacrosse, the national governing body of lacrosse, have announced a partnership to provide state-of-the-art fundraising opportunities for the US Lacrosse Foundation, the organization’s philanthropic arm. “We’re excited to assist US ... More

How It Works: Illegal Body-Checking Rule in Youth Lacrosse

By Gordon Corsetti Larry Palumbo In the last “How It Works” post, I explained the illegal body check penalty and how it is enforced under NFHS rules at the high school level. Before going into the adjustments and additions to the rule for youth play, I want to point out an overarching concept for all personal foul calls in the youth game. ... More

WLax: Duke 2016 Lacrosse Schedule Has Nine Tournament Teams

DURHAM, N.C. – A year after reaching the NCAA semifinals for the seventh time in program history, the Duke women's lacrosse program will play nine of its 16 contests this spring against 2015 NCAA Tournament teams. The Blue Devils' 2016 slate, announced Friday by head coach Kerstin Kimel, also features two of last year's NCAA semifinalists and eight ... More

2018 U.S. Men’s National Team Assistants and Support Staff Named

By Lane Errington | @Lane_Errington   BALTIMORE – US Lacrosse today announced the assistant coaches and support staff for the 2018 U.S. Men’s National Team. Joe Amplo (Marquette University), Seth Tierney (Hofstra University) and Tony Resch (2015 Team USA indoor head coach) have been selected as assistant coaches. They will be led by John ... More

Don’t Let a Missing CMP Leave You Vulnerable

By Paul Ohanian Does your lacrosse league or program have a documented Concussion Management Plan (CMP)? And if so, are your program leaders and coaches committed to following it? If you answered no to either of those questions, your organization may be vulnerable to financial risk, as evidenced by the recent record settlement against a Florida school ... More

US Lacrosse Adopts New Strategic Plan

from press release | @USLacrosse BALTIMORE — The US Lacrosse Board of Directors recently adopted a new three-year strategic plan that will shape the organization’s priorities from 2016-2018. The adoption was a key step in the planning process that began in the summer of 2014. “We’ve done a thorough review of where we are and what ... More

Gold Stick is a “No-Brainer”

By Paul Ohanian Jim Cowsert Certified coaches, documented safety procedures, a commitment to sportsmanship and consistent communication to constituents. These are all hallmarks of the US Lacrosse Gold Stick Program and among the best practices that applicant organizations are implementing to provide the most positive playing experience for youth. With 20 ... More

WLax: University of Findlay Signs Six Lacrosse Recruits for 2017

Findlay, OH – On Thursday, Dec. 10, University of Findlay announced the signing of seven players, one of whom will play for the Oilers this spring.Veronica Lehitnen (Defense) - Lehitnen comes to Findlay from Espoo, Finland, where she attended Tapiola High School and played club lacrosse for Helsinki's Lacrosse Club, which won a pair of Finnish Champions... More