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Hot Pot: Recruit The Coach’s Son

0 - Published October 1, 2014 by in College, Featured, High School

Recruit the coach’s son. Which coaches; sons? The good ones. Yeah, but which one are the good ones? All of them! The children of good lacrosse coaches seem to see success at the college level at a somewhat uncanny level. Yesterday I showcased Jack Raba, the son of Wesleyan head coach John Raba, and I […]

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What Makes A Great Coach?

0 - Published September 26, 2014 by in College, High School, Youth

A great coach is a valuable commodity. At any level, from that of our youth to national teams, a great coach can be the difference between disappointing performance and the highest levels of success. A great coach also guides athletes to better lives off the field, and serves as another type of educator in life. […]

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What’s Right With Youth Lacrosse?

0 - Published September 15, 2014 by in Youth

What’s right with youth lacrosse? It’s a question that is asked rarely, and answered with an even lower frequency. Since I’ve written articles about what’s wrong with youth lacrosse and what’s wrong with international youth lacrosse (while also offering solutions), it’s high time I cover a lot of the good that exists in today’s game.

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IMLCA Convention Recap – Part 2

0 - Published March 17, 2014 by in College

The following post is a collection of the best quotes, tips, and drills from the December IMLCA Convention. If you attended these sessions, hopefully these notes remind you of something you forgot. If you did not attend the IMLCA convention, hopefully these notes convince you of its importance, and give you something to new to […]

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Hot Pot: Five Lacrosse Practice Rules

0 - Published February 19, 2014 by in Hot Pot, Training

With almost every college in the country now “in season”, and many high schools starting up soon, it’s time to talk about that all important first practice. Here are some guidelines I use to make sure my team always has a great first practice of the Spring.

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The ABCs of the Two-Team Program

0 - Published February 5, 2014 by in Training

Please welcome Mark Schindler, of Nexus Lacrosse, back to LAS! Nexus is a proud LAS partner, and Mark has wowed us in the past with training tips and drills, and some great perspective on the game. Now he’s back with a post on how to deal with a two-team (varsity and JV) program!

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Hot Pot: How Can Lacrosse “Never Punt”?

0 - Published November 20, 2013 by in Hot Pot

Grantland recently ran a feature video on Kevin Kelley and Pulaski Academy football team because of their “no punt” approach to the game. The team only does onside kick attempts, and always goes for it on fourth down. It’s not a tactic bred out of desperation or insanity either, instead it is born from mathematics, […]

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Who Wants To Coach (and Play) Lacrosse In Germany?

0 - Published August 20, 2013 by in International

Are you interested in coaching and playing lacrosse in Germany? We have started to come across more and more opportunities for American and Canadian players to #GrowTheGame in Europe, especially in Germany. Here is some info on German lacrosse, as well as some job postings for coaches!

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Bullying In Coaching Lacrosse

0 - Published June 4, 2013 by in Youth

Two recent articles have grabbed the attention of the sports world, and both tackled the subject of yelling and bullying by coaches. The two articles came to VERY different conclusions. One said that all the yelling was ineffective, and amounted to bullying. The other argued that the yelling was actually good for kids, and always […]