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Encourage Athletes [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Another major role of the coach during competitions is to recognize and praise athletes. According to world-renowned soccer coach Sir Alex...... Continue

US Lacrosse Bolsters National Teams Program [ARTICLE]

by US Lacrosse on

US Lacrosse has announced significant upgrades to the U.S. National Teams Program with the appointment of Kevin Ankrom to the newly created position...... Continue

Wrap It Up - D1 Lacrosse Poll [ARTICLE]

by Lacrosse All Stars on

What. A. Week. The Patriot League and ACC both had their conference tournaments, while everyone else finished their regular season. This is...... Continue

NCAA Passes New Recruiting Legislation [ARTICLE]

by US Lacrosse Magazine on

The NCAA Division I Council today passed Proposal 2016-26, which significantly alters the landscape of college recruiting. The legislation is effective...... Continue

Breaking Kids With Our Sideline Jeering [ARTICLE]

by US Lacrosse on

I remember the exact moment I found out sports weren't about fun - the first time I ever felt humiliated doing something that I thought I loved. I was...... Continue

Quint's Top 20: Don't Overreact to Early February [ARTICLE]

by Inside Lacrosse on

Repeat after me: “I (state your name) solemnly swear that I will not overreact to February results. I fully understand the danger of defining teams by their winter...... Continue

Coach Communication Guidelines Self-Assessment [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

1. Messages should be direct. Coaches who are weak on this quality avoid straightforward, direct communication. Their athletes may not know where they stand. These coaches...... Continue

Paralyzed Hope Lacrosse Player Becomes 'Czar of Toughness and Fun' [ARTICLE]

by Detroit Free Press on

Wade Hoag was working construction on a new house, helping install some windows, three stories up. He was on a metal platform, raised into the air on...... Continue

The Importance of Culture [ARTICLE]

by Inside Lacrosse on

The best advice I have received as a coach, especially as the head coach of a relatively young program, is to start at the bottom and focus on building a strong foundation. I was told from countless colleagues ...... Continue

Professional Women's Lacrosse Takes Off [ARTICLE]

by LAX All Stars on

Professional lacrosse has carved out a very interesting niche in the lacrosse and larger sporting worlds, and now we can welcome professional women’s lacrosse to the fold. When talking pro lacrosse, there is of course the MLL, which has...... Continue