David Higbee is the Executive Director for BRIDGE Lacrosse, a North Texas based non-profit dedicated to growing the game of lacrosse in urban environments.
Interviews with lacrosse players, coaches and community leaders. We’ll talk to anyone with a unique perspective on the game of lax!
Exclusive interview with Steve Stenerson, CEO of US Lacrosse, the governing body of the sport in the United States, about the current state of the game and where we’re headed from here. Mr. Stenerson shares his perspective on a variety of trends and issues in the game.
Sam Lane is the MAINEiax boys director and head coach as well as the head coach of men’s lacrosse at the University of Southern Maine. Sam played at Washington College, a Division III powerhouse in Maryland, before moving on to become a well respected game grower and coach in the Portland, ME, area. Let’s catch up with Sam on the growth of lacrosse in Maine!
Goal Guardian board member Ted Glynn, a three-time starter and MVP at Kean University, former Owner/General Manager of the Reading Rockets in the Professional Lacrosse League (PLL) and a goaltending instructor in northern New Jersey, sat down with us to answer a few questions for our second installment of the Guardian Goaltending Interview Series.
Lee Spitzer is a living legend in the Columbus lacrosse community. From playing at Ohio State, coaching the historic Upper Arlington HS program, officiating youth through the professional level, Mr. Lee Spitzer is well experienced in the sport of lacrosse and is a true example of a Game Grower.
Denver City Lax is a not-for-profit youth lacrosse initiative based out of Denver, Colorado. I don’t want to spend too much time telling you what Denver City Lax is all about, because their website does a fantastic job of highlighting the goals and successes of such a wonderful organization. I do want to spend time highlighting one of the founders of the group, Ben Allison, who, with his father, Rod, began the development plans for the mission to grow the game amongst intercity youth in Colorado’s largest city, back when Ben was in high school.
Welcome to our first Game Grower Spotlight for 2014. Here at Lacrosse All Stars, our mission has been to Grow The Game since day one. Not only is it our passion to Grow The Game, but we recognize it is the goal of countless others across the world. We want to take the time to honor those that make up the backbone of the lacrosse community, starting this week with Richard Roy of Burns, OR.
A decade ago, there were only a handful of truly elite recruiting camps and tournaments. If you wanted to be seen by top level coaches, and play against the best, this small number of events were where you wanted to be. Fast forward to today, and it seems like there are more recruiting events than there are recruits!
As Captain of the Men’s Lacrosse Team at Oxford I receive emails nearly every week from people who have at some point been involved in the Club. Recently I was contacted by Peter Higgins, who had been the Club Treasurer from 1952-1953, and I asked to meet him in person to talk about the game then and his experiences with lacrosse.
We sat down with Chris Marshall to learn more about the life of a well-known lacrosse broadcaster. Chris has been covering games for The Lacrosse Network and is building a reputation as the West Coast’s answer to Quint Kessenich. Check out our back-and-forth conversation with Chris Marshall below.
It was announced yesterday that Neal Powless has been named as the Head Coach for the Netherlands in the upcoming 2014 World Championships, so we spoke with Neal about his appointment, and what the future holds for Dutch lacrosse.
The Guardian National Championship is a brand new “championship style” goalie combine, and it is the brain child of Ginny Capicchioni. The idea behind the combine is that “the best of the best, both domestically and internationally, are invited to compete against each other for the chance to be crowned the Guardian of their age group”. We had to learn more!
Growing up in Minnesota, Nick Jonas attended Swarm games, eventually he would get drafted by organization and signed to a two year deal before he ever stepped on the floor. Follow Nick on his journey to the National Lacrosse League.
I met Brian Potter is Prague at the Ales Hrebesky Memorial box lacrosse tournament, as were both playing for Love You To Death. Potter has been over in Europe for a while now, and he has been doing clinics and helping to spread the game in a number of different countries already. Now he is involved with Koolton Lacrosse, and in the interview below he will tell you a lot more about this new European lacrosse brand.
Photo Credit: Pat Colleluori, HEADstrong I was fortunate enough to get time to talk with the HEADstrong foundation, specifically about their Lax Stache Madness campaign. Pat Colleluori Jr. was kind enough to take his time to answer any questions we could come up with about their foundation, the campaign, and the progression of HEADstrong. Pat is […]