Interviews with lacrosse players, coaches and community leaders. We'll talk to anyone with a unique perspective on the game of lax!
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.
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.