AED Helps Save High School Lacrosse Player

Apr 19, 2021

To enhance player safety, US Lacrosse has long advocated for the presence of an automated external defibrillator (AED) at all lacrosse practices and games. Fortunately, an AED was on-site at last Friday’s high school game in Baltimore between Loyola Blakefield and McDonogh.

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How to Help Athletes Have Difficult Conversations

Apr 16, 2021

Having difficult conversations is never easy, but it is important for young athletes to learn this skill, as it offers benefits in both sport and life. These tips will help parents and coaches prepare their athletes to have difficult conversations and find effective resolutions.

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US Lacrosse Opens CEO Search

Apr 15, 2021

SPARKS, Md. — US Lacrosse has officially launched the search for a new Chief Executive Officer and is pleased to announce its partnership with Prodigy Search to conduct the nationwide recruitment process.

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible for the overall management of US Lacrosse operations. The position provides strategic and operational leadership for the organization and works with the Board of Directors and the senior management team to implement board policies and directives, as well as develop and execute mission priorities.

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Free Play: Send Us Your Lacrosse-Themed Art and Writing

Apr 14, 2021

Calling all aspiring artists and writers. In our next edition, US Lacrosse Magazine will have a new section featuring the creative works of youth and high school lacrosse players.

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Survey: High School Students Want to Play Despite COVID Worries

Apr 05, 2021

The majority of high school athletes say that their interest in playing sports has remained the same or grown over the past year, despite worries that they could catch or transmit COVID-19 through sports participation. 

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Bookshelf: John Sardella Back with Lacrosse Children's Book Series

Apr 01, 2021

Lacrosse and education have been two of the passions of John Sardella’s life. A rummage through his archives last year gave him the inspiration to marry the two passions with a line of children’s books focused on the sport.

Quick Stick Harry was one of the characters developed for Sardella’s L is for Lacrosse book that he published through US Lacrosse in 2003.

“I was looking at my archives and came across Quick Stick Harry,” Sardella said. “I wanted to do it with a different twist and write it as more of a young kid just experiencing the game.”

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Lessons Learned After One Year of COVID-19

Apr 01, 2021

It’s been a full year since the COVID-19 pandemic began, forcing coaches, parents, and athletes to change how they viewed team sports. Here are some lessons learned and takeaways from TrueSport experts, coaches, and athletes after one year of COVID-19.

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New Equipment Standard an "Unprecedented Breakthrough"

Mar 31, 2021

US Lacrosse helped fund the research that led to the standard, which protects against commotio cordis, the rare but catastrophic phenomenon that occurs when a blunt blow to the chest wall directly over the heart happens during a precise moment in the heart’s cycle, disrupting the heart’s normal rhythm and causing cardiac arrest.

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Parental Guidance: The Best Advice for Lax Parents from Lax Parents

Mar 30, 2021

How can you help your child enjoy their lacrosse experience? We recently asked our more than 176,000 Instagram followers for the best advice lacrosse parents could give to their fellow lacrosse parents. We're happy so share some of the best responses.

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US Lacrosse CEO Steve Stenersen Stepping Aside After Nearly 40 Years in Leadership Roles

Mar 29, 2021

Steve Stenersen, the CEO of US Lacrosse since the organization’s inception in 1998, announced today his intention to depart the organization by the end of 2021. The decision is the outcome of a multi-year series of strategic conversations between Stenersen and the US Lacrosse Board of Directors about succession planning and organizational evolution.

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