Quint Kessenich’s 2023 New Year’s Lacrosse Resolutions

Quint Kessenich sits down and gives his New Year’s lacrosse resolutions for the upcoming year. Make groundballs your No.1 priority in 2023. Resolve to not pick up greasers from the end line. Goalies, make this the year you stop allowing inside pipe goals, and react to rebounds with urgency. Shooters resolve to remove the massive […]

Quint Kessenich’s Holiday Gift List

With Christmas right around the corner, Quint Kessenich gives us an inside look into his gift list this holiday season. Santa Quint is looking to spread some joy to the lacrosse community as the snow begins to hit the ground. For Coaches – A Jon Gordon authored book under your tree Premier Lacrosse League – […]

2023 College Lacrosse Sleeper Players

Inside lacrosse released it’s Top 50 Men’s Players for 2023 recently. Last week, I published Snubs from the Inside Lacrosse Top 50 Men’s Players For 2023. This list featured great players who did not make the cut for the Top 50. I hosted IL’s Terry Foy and Matt Kinnear on the Quintessential Lacrosse Podcast and […]

Snubs from the Inside Lacrosse Top 50 Men’s Players For 2023

Inside Lacrosse released its list of the Top 50 Men’s Players For 2023. It’s not an easy assignment and their five-man committee does all of the work in promoting the “big name” players in the sport.  There is no bias and I reject the notion that they operate with an agenda.  It can be easy to […]

Improve Your Lacrosse Game in December

December is the loneliest month. Let’s take a look at December, and the time period between final exams and the first day of practice in January. “We don’t get a chance to be with the guys in December, because of finals,” said UNC Head Coach, Joe Breschi. “We hope to maintain through voluntary workouts what we’ve […]

Who Is in Charge of Growing the Game of Lacrosse?

Why does it seem like many athletes play lacrosse in high school and college and then turn their backs on the sport when they hang up their stick? “My feeling is after they are done playing they get caught up in their own careers, marriage or relationships, and kids. If their kids or younger family […]

Best of the Quintessential Lacrosse Podcast

Lacrosse All Stars produces a weekly podcast, the Quintessential Lacrosse Podcast. Catchy name right? I host and speak with different personalities that include college coaches, pro players, PLL coaches, women’s stars, and media members. The weekly episodes are 30 minutes in length, and are uploaded to just about anywhere you can find podcasts. This week’s […]

Connor Choate: The Texas A&M 12th Man is a Lacrosse Player

Texas A&M is home of the 12th Man. The 12th Man this season happens to be Connor Choate, a graduate student from Coppell, Texas, who played high school lacrosse. He’s the team long snapper and wears the historic jersey No.12. The jersey was bestowed to him in August of 2021, by Texas A&M Head Coach, […]

15 Names and Stories Every Lacrosse Player Needs to Know

Knowledge is power. Education means progress. Who are these people? What do they represent? What can we learn from their stories? What’s their legacy? With the help of the internet and Wikipedia, here are 15 names that every lacrosse player and fan should know. George Boardi A four-year starter and 2004 captain at Cornell, who […]

Fall Ball for Dummies: Division 1 Lacrosse 2022-23

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With the NCAA Division 1 lacrosse fall ball season wrapping up here in the coming weeks at the, let’s get caught up on some of the major changes since the end of last season. Delaware was a quarterfinalist in 2022 and brings back the vast majority of its minutes. Defender Owen Grant is one of […]

Ted Lasso’s Guide to Coaching Lacrosse

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I don’t watch much television as I’d rather wait to see what’s gaining traction amongst trusted friends. Then I can backtrack and destination watch. I did it with Game of Thrones during the pandemic. Recently I’ve been watching seasons 1 and 2 of Ted Lasso. I love this show. The casting and writing are elite. […]

Quint Kessenich Has Some Questions

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Quint Kessenich takes a look at the current lacrosse landscape and questions the way things are things are being handled at every level of the sport. If lacrosse players can effectively shoot with both hands (righty and lefty), why aren’t there goalies playing with both hands? Why have we not seen a two-handed tennis player […]