Christian Margita, Peyton Ross Are US Lacrosse Impact Athletes

May 22, 2020

US Lacrosse is proud to highlight our Impact Athletes - boys’ and girls’ high school lacrosse players who are supporting their communities with special efforts during these challenging days. This week, meet Christian Margita and Peyton Ross.

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US Lacrosse Announces National Lacrosse Hall of Fame’s Class of 2020

May 21, 2020

The National Lacrosse Hall of Fame, established in 1957, announces the addition of eight new inductees as the Class of 2020.

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Are You Building Context Between Practice and Competition?

May 21, 2020

The benefits of small-sided competition coaches utilize in practice can easily be applied to pre-game warmups. The continuity helps athletes feel comfortable and the continuity and context from what they learned in practice is more easily carried over to gameday.

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Creating and Maintaining Healthy Habits during COVID-19

May 20, 2020

In a world where it seems everything in our normal daily life has changed in a very short period, it can feel like we are out of control. It is important at times like this that we stop and be mindful of creating or maintaining healthy habits with focus on controlling those things that we can. Here are a few tips to consider. 

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5 Strategies to Help Your Athlete Manage Performance and Social Anxiety

May 20, 2020

Every athlete will likely feel some kind of nerves during practices or in competition. Some athletes thrive under pressure and embrace the nerves, while others will crumple if not bolstered by a supportive coach and team. Here are some suggestions from TrueSport to help athletes control their sport anxiety.

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#LaxAtHome: Greg Gurenlian on Why Wrestlers Make for Good Faceoff Men

May 19, 2020

Two-time Team USA member and noted faceoff instructor Greg Gurenlian explains how the traits that make successful wrestlers translate to the faceoff position for lacrosse.

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PLAY Sports Coalition Gains Support

May 18, 2020

The PLAY Sports Coalition got some good news on Monday as Congressman Max Rose (New York) introduced the COVID-19 Youth Sports and Working Families Relief Act.

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Swax Lax Skill Sessions: Improve Your Game While at Home

May 18, 2020

Kevin Meany, a boys' lacrosse coach at Morristown-Beard School (N.J.), shares some tips on working on your stickwork on your own.

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NCSA: How to Keep Your Recruiting Journey on Track

May 18, 2020

COVID-19 may have put a temporary stop to all lacrosse events and in-person recruiting, but it hasn’t stopped student-athletes from wanting to compete at the college level and college lacrosse coaches from needing to fill open roster spots. NCSA offers advice on how to keep your recruiting journey on track.

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Return to Playing Lacrosse Advisory Group Brief #2

May 15, 2020

The second weekly briefing from the Return to Playing Lacrosse advisory group coordinated by US Lacrosse.

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