US Lacrosse Approves Rule Change to Enhance Heart Protection for Athletes

Oct 23, 2018

The US Lacrosse Board of Directors has approved equipment-related rule changes designed to enhance heart protection for youth players, specifically to reduce the risk of the rare yet potentially catastrophic injury of commotio cordis.

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CDC Issues New Guideline for Youth Concussions

Oct 18, 2018

The Guideline consists of 19 sets of clinical recommendations that cover diagnosis, prognosis, management and treatment of concussion. These recommendations are for healthcare providers working in all practice settings.

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US Lacrosse Hosting Sports Medicine Symposium on January 11

Oct 16, 2018

Open to all members of the medical and lacrosse communities, the one-day event will highlight lacrosse-specific injury research data and prevention information, with presentations by notable subject-matter experts in an interactive setting.

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Mandatory Background Checks Now Required for Adult Coach Memberships

Oct 16, 2018

Effective October 15, 2018, the national background screening becomes part of all adult coach membership purchases and renewals. US Lacrosse is absorbing the cost of the background check, with no change to the direct cost of membership for coaches.

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SpecialtyCare Connect Helps Athletes Get Back on the Field

Oct 15, 2018

SpecialtyCare Connect matches users with healthcare specialists that have clinical expertise in treating specific sports-related injuries.

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Friedman, Kahoe, Kilgour, Kirby and Wescott Form 2018 Hall of Fame Women’s Class

Sep 29, 2018

The National Lacrosse Hall of Fame formally welcomed five new women’s members Saturday evening at The Grand Lodge in Hunt Valley, Maryland during the 2018 induction ceremony.

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Cassese, Haugen, Morrow, and Powell Join National Lacrosse Hall of Fame

Sep 29, 2018

Four lacrosse greats who excelled as players at the highest levels of the game were formally inducted as the newest male members of the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame Saturday evening at The Grand Lodge in Hunt Valley. 

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Hall of Fame’s Class of 2018 to be Formally Welcomed Saturday

Sep 28, 2018

Created in 1957, the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame seeks to honor the best of the best. Saturday evening, nine new inductees will join this group as they are officially welcomed into the Hall of Fame. This year’s inductees – four men and five women - represent virtually all levels of play. Their achievements include excellence in high school, college, national and international lacrosse.

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Four Research Studies Receive US Lacrosse Funding Grants

Sep 19, 2018

The US Lacrosse Center for Sport Science has awarded new research funding to four projects that will investigate issues related to lacrosse-specific sports medicine and performance. 

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US Lacrosse Adds Free Background Check and SafeSport Training Requirement to All Adult Coach Memberships

Sep 14, 2018

US Lacrosse is adding two new requirements to all adult coach memberships -- a national background screening and online SafeSport training. Both requirements will be provided at no additional cost to members.

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