When Play Truly Becomes Free

May 06, 2020

Free play provides opportunities for kids to get creative, be social, be imaginative, work on emotions, problem solve, and most importantly, to have fun. As coaches, any time we offer the opportunity for free play (at all ages), we allow players to tap into those same opportunities.

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Maintaining Good Mental Health

May 06, 2020

Not to be confused with mental illness, the CDC defines mental health as our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make healthy choices.

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#LaxAtHome: How to Catch and Shoot on the Run with Kylie Ohlmiller

May 05, 2020

Few in lacrosse — men or women — are better at catching and shooting on the run than Kylie Ohlmiller. The U.S. attacker with the signature eye black is nearly automatic when in stride, and she shared with us her keys to each step in the process.​

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US Lacrosse Establishes Return to Play Advisory Group

May 04, 2020

US Lacrosse has established a “Return to Playing Lacrosse” advisory group in an effort to help provide informed guidance to the lacrosse community as it relates to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

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Limited Updates Will Not Require New Rule Books for 2021

May 01, 2020

Following up on an announcement from the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) regarding the suspension of printed rule books for the 2021 spring sports season, US Lacrosse is announcing that it also will not publish printed youth rule books for next year.

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Bermudez Leading the Growth of Puerto Rico Lacrosse

Apr 29, 2020

Based on her connection to the game in both the United States and Puerto Rico, Bermudez is optimistic about the expanding presence of diversity as part of the future of lacrosse. 

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MBO Program Helps Boost Washington's Officiating Ranks

Apr 24, 2020

Washington's Mentor Bench Official Program helps the short-term officiating on the field, provides guidance for developing officials and can also help identify which officials are ready for bigger roles, or may not be suited for the job.

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Impact Athletes: Tell Us Your Story

Apr 23, 2020

US Lacrosse has launched a new initiative, Impact Athletes, that seeks to highlight the efforts and contributions being made by boys and girls high school lacrosse players to support their community during these challenging days. 

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Bringing the Creator's Game to All Participants

Apr 22, 2020

Andrew Lee, chair of the US Lacrosse Native American Advisory Council, is committed to bringing the game to as many people as possible.

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Five Ways to Get Your Players Involved on Earth Day and Beyond

Apr 22, 2020

If you are looking for some team activities to engage your players with this Earth Day, and beyond, here are some ideas to promote long-term environmental awareness and sustainability.

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