Jim Calder has lived a lacrosse life. His experiences as a player, fan, coach, and parent are the stuff of legends. I recently sat down with Jim to discuss his latest book, Tales of a Lacrosse Troubadour.
TALES OF A LACROSSE TROUBADOUR
Jim Calder, born in Canada but raised in New York, grew up as one of the only Canadians to play purely field lacrosse. He took his talents to Hobart College where he was a 2x All-American and 2x National Champion. In 1978 he would be named to the Canadian national field team, a team that would win the World Championships. Jim Calder’s accomplishments in the game are to long to list but the fact that he is in both the Canadian Lacrosse Association and Hobart College’s Hall of Fames tells you just how special his life have been.
About the Book
This is Jim’s third book related to lacrosse, following in the footsteps of “Lacrosse the Ancient Game” and “Women Play Lacrosse”. The purpose and theme of the book are best described in an excerpt from Jim below:
This book is a product of the pandemic. We all miss our sport and it has been painful to deal with the realities of our time and what they’ve done to the game being played. Hopefully, we are almost through the worst. There has been a positive side as I was able to devote hundreds and hundreds of hours to the project. It kept me occupied when I needed something to help me deal with the drudgery of the days. It has been medicine.Jim Calder
Where to Buy
You can buy Calder’s “Tales of a Lacrosse Troubadour” or any of Jim’s other lacrosse related books by visiting this site.