Ridgefield Lacrosse Community is ‘Crushing it for Conner’

Jul 17, 2019

There’s a lot to celebrate surrounding the game of lacrosse in Ridgefield, Connecticut these days. But the community’s proudest lacrosse achievement has nothing to do with wins, championships, or growing rosters.

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US Lacrosse Adds SafeSport Training Benefit to All Adult Coach Memberships

Jul 08, 2019

US Lacrosse is adding a new benefit to all adult coach memberships in order to further enhance player safety. Effective August 1, 2019, all adult coach memberships will require online SafeSport training. This benefit will be provided at no additional cost to members. 

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US Lacrosse Unveils New Resources in Spanish

Jun 28, 2019

Materials include general and detailed information in Spanish about both men’s and women’s lacrosse, including a Spanish-language infographic and Spanish-language version of the US Lacrosse membership form.

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Sharing the Message About Playing Sun Safe

Jun 27, 2019

Hearing the statistics about melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, can be sobering. US Lacrosse's newly-formed relationship with the Claire Marie Foundation to raise awareness caught the attention of WJZ-TV, the CBS affiliate in Baltimore.

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Video: Experts Discuss Overtraining and Sport Specialization

Jun 26, 2019

Sport specialization has become increasingly more common among younger athletes, including those who play lacrosse. Does this intense training heighten the risk of injury, or increase the chances of sport burnout? Two national experts offer their thoughts on the subject.

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Community Lacrosse Programs Critical to Sport's Future

Jun 21, 2019

The most basic principle of community lacrosse programs is accessibility — the goal of providing parents with the opportunity for their children to learn and play lacrosse as affordably as possible. 

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Geronimo Lacrosse: Thinking on Their Feet

Jun 14, 2019

Geronimo Lacrosse, from the Richmond, Va., area serves roughly 900 players each spring and has long espoused many of the principles found in the Lacrosse Athlete Development Model.

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US Lacrosse and Claire Marie Foundation Join Forces

Jun 13, 2019

The two organizations will focus on providing greater awareness and education about melanona, its prevention, and playing sun safe.

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Developing a Bottom-Up Sportsmanship Solution

Jun 13, 2019

If we don’t all get on the same page with our local officiating organizations, league administrators, coaches and parents, working together at educating and mentoring, the verbal abuse, the ejections, and the sportsmanship issues are not going to improve. 

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Five Reasons Why Your Athletes Need a Hydration Plan

Jun 12, 2019

There’s no way to know exactly how much water each of us needs to consume daily. With varying levels of activity, finding the right balance of fluid intake for young athletes can seem like a guessing game.

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