16 results for month: 12/2015

John Danowski Named 2018 U.S. Men’s National Team Head Coach

By Lane Errington | @Lane_Errington Cecil Copeland US Lacrosse today announced John Danowski as head coach of the 2018 U.S. Men’s National Team. A three-time NCAA champion coach at Duke University, Danowski will lead Team USA’s pursuit of a record 10th gold medal at the 2018 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championship in ... More

The “Youth Sports Paradise” of the Past Wasn’t Always Paradise

By Brian Logue Larry Palumbo There are a lot of things wrong with youth sports. But if you want to “fix” youth sports, you can’t live in the past. I read a lot of commentaries about how the rise of travel and club teams, the influence of overzealous helicopter parents and the needs of ego-hungry coaches are ruining youth sports. All of ... More

US Lacrosse Partners with Sports Illustrated Play

from press release | @USLacrosse Sports Illustrated Play, a new Time Inc. business devoted to youth and amateur sports, today announced a new partnership with US Lacrosse. Sports Illustrated Play will become the organization’s “Official League Management Partner,” providing registration and content management services to 450,000 US ... More

Team One Love Week Hits Baltimore, Oct. 12-18

By Paul Ohanian One in three women and one in four men will experience relationship violence in their lifetime. Those are the grim statistics cited by the One Love Foundation, which is committed to changing those numbers through education and advocacy. Founded in 2010 to honor the memory of Yeardley Love, a lacrosse player at the University of Virginia, ... More

US Lacrosse “Stick Stories”: Oakland Lacrosse Club

By Lane Errington | @Lane_Errington Gilda Rottman How lacrosse has taken hold in Oakland’s inner-city neighborhoods --- and how US Lacrosse helped to make it happen If you can see it, you can be it. As a group of roughly 50 middle-school kids, many of whom are holding a stick for the first time, rotate through drill stations at an Oakland (Calif.) ... More

How to Establish an Emotional Climate 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