Ask Alaxa, Week 2

Apr 20, 2017

You’ve got questions. Alaxa has your answers. Welcome to #AskAlaxa, where she’ll address your questions about rules, player segmentation, safety — anything related to lacrosse.

Submit questions using the hashtag #AskAlaxa.

We are looking to sign up for a lacrosse program in our community. What are our first steps?

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Ask Alaxa

Apr 06, 2017

You’ve got questions. Alaxa has your answers. Welcome to the first edition of #AskAlaxa, where she’ll address your questions about rules, player segmentation, safety — anything related to lacrosse.

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Three Drills to Better Your Players Stick Skills

Apr 04, 2017

As a player, I was always taught that superior stick skills win games. It’s hard to beat a team that can consistently catch and throw under pressure. As a coach, I try and pass on that knowledge to my players. When coaching young girls who are still developing skills, you want to emphasize the basics. Here are three drills that I use to better my team’s stick skills:

#1: Stickwork Inside the Center Circle

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Officials Prepare for World Cup

Mar 30, 2017

On July 12, lacrosse fans will flood the Surrey Sports Park in Guildford, England, for the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup.

Over the course of 10 days, teams representing 25 countries will play 97 games. Just as these national teams have been practicing and preparing for this tournament for months, another team continues its vigorous preparation — the officials.

Officials play one of the most important roles at any lacrosse event, especially one on the world stage.

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The Beginning

Dec 22, 2016

The first jersey Maureen Cromer, the new content marketing manager at US Lacrosse, ever wore donned #31. After 17 years, 5 teams, and thousands of wall balls, the number on her final jersey was #30.

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US Lacrosse Announces LaxCon Speaker Schedule

Dec 06, 2016

US Lacrosse announces the schedule of speakers for educational sessions and demonstrations for lacrosse coaches and officials at the 2017 US Lacrosse Convention. The convention is scheduled for Jan. 20-22 at the Baltimore Convention Center. 

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