Shaun Gillispie, Natalie Palmeri are US Lacrosse Impact Athletes

Jun 27, 2020

Each week, US Lacrosse is proud to highlight our Impact Athletes: boys’ and girls’ high school lacrosse players who are supporting their communities with special efforts. This week's honorees are Shaun Gillispie (Parkton, Md.) and Natalie Palmeri (Garden City, N.Y.)

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Build Your Own Game of Pickup Lacrosse

Jun 25, 2020

The Pickup Lacrosse game-builder guide is meant to be a resource to inspire families and spark imaginative ways to play lacrosse safely during a time when COVID-19 has disrupted much formal lacrosse participation, though we hope that informal pickup lacrosse with family and friends continues long after traditional participation resumes.

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A Call to Action for the Lacrosse Community: Create Opportunities

Jun 25, 2020

Lauren Davenport, manager of athlete development at US Lacrosse, shares her experiences with race and tangible steps the lacrosse community can take to create more opportunities for people of color in the sport.

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Comparison v. Competition: How to Develop Positive Body Image on Teams

Jun 24, 2020

No matter how much you talk about the importance of pulling together as a team, your athletes are going to naturally compete with each other, as well as with rival teams. As a coach, you may not notice the subtle ways your team is creating an unhealthy environment when it comes to body image, eating patterns, and other habits.

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Webinar Wrapup: Prepping Athletes for a Return to Play

Jun 22, 2020

It's a marathon, not a sprint. Medical experts give guidance on prepping athletes to avoid injuries as they return to the lacrosse field after a long layoff due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Brandon Madalion, Avery Jaffe Are US Lacrosse Impact Athletes

Jun 19, 2020

Each week, US Lacrosse is proud to highlight our Impact Athletes: boys’ and girls’ high school lacrosse players who are supporting their communities with special efforts. This week, we shine the spotlight on a pair of athletes from the state of New Jersey.

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Experts Provide Insights Regarding the Altered College Recruiting Landscape

Jun 17, 2020

US Lacrosse assembled a panel of college and club coaches and industry insiders to help provide some clarity about the changing landscape in college recruiting due to disruptions from COVID-19.

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Age-Appropriate Individual Training Activities from US Lacrosse

Jun 17, 2020

US Lacrosse has developed a series of videos, presented in partnership with MedStar Health, showcasing age-appropriate activities that individuals can do on their own, or with the help of their parents, in a virtual clinic setting to improve their skills.

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US Lacrosse to Host Two Return to Play Webinars

Jun 15, 2020

US Lacrosse has scheduled two Return to Play webinars over the coming weeks to help provide additional guidance to the lacrosse community as the sport continues to resume play following the shutdown for the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Why Do Some Athletes Struggle with Body Image?

Jun 15, 2020

Melissa Streno, a clinical psychologist who specializes in athletic performance and its intersection with disordered eating and body image issues, explains what might make certain types of athletes more prone to dealing with destructive body image issues. She also offers tips on how you can help. 

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