Jim Calder : Tales of a Lacrosse Troubadour


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 About Jim Jim Calder, born in Canada but raised in New York, grew […]

Nina Polk, the TikToker Featured on the PLL Instagram, Wants to Make a Lasting Impact

Nina Polk

Nina Polk is on fire! Polk (Sičangu Lakota/ Diné (Navajo)/ San Carlos Apache/ Quechan) has taken social media by storm with her viral TikToks showcasing techniques, equipment, and teachings connected to traditional Great Lakes Lacrosse. The social media star has become something of a household name lately among many young lacrosse players and has been […]

How a 2 a.m. Lacrosse TV Re-Run Changed My Life

Katie Facciola

Lacrosse is a huge part of my identity. If you don’t know who I am, my name is Katie Facciola, but the lax world knows me as Foss. I gained popularity on Instagram about five years ago for my stringing and dyeing work I would post, and in 2019, I opened my very own store […]

New Balance Headlines My Personal Style Guide

If you see me in public, you’ll probably catch me in New Balance or Lululemon. I try to dress somewhat respectable. I’m not walking the streets in a suit and tie, but I don’t like going around in a ripped-up hoodie and jeans, either. I like to strike a happy medium, which means I often […]

Frank Menschner Cup Travelogue: Scootering Across Europe

Frank Menschner Cup

All roads lead to Rome, they say, but in the European box lacrosse community, they lead to Radotín, a small suburb of Prague with the most beautiful box lacrosse ring in Europe. Matthias Lehna and Gustav Weber, the authors and travelers in this story, set out for the Frank Menschner Cup in Radotín. With their […]

Top Five College Lacrosse Venues


When trying to say what the top college lacrosse venues are in any category, you automatically know some people will hate your list. It’s one of the few guarantees in life. When I was asked to consider the top-five venues in lacrosse, the logical first question was what the criteria would be. So with that […]

Why I Coach, The Short and Long Answer

Why I Coach

Why do I coach? The short answer: love it. The long answer: “How do I love thee, let me count the ways…” Elizabeth Barrett Browning We hosted a camp this summer, and I swear that those younger kids learn in their sleep. They go home after day one and come back the next day able […]

Not in Lacrosse, But Jack Coan Finally Suits Up for Notre Dame

Jack Coan lacrosse

Jack Coan is finally a student-athlete at Notre Dame, but it’s not for lacrosse. The quarterback made his debut for the football team in the Irish’s 41-38 overtime victory at Florida State to start off their 2021 campaign, completing 26 of his 35 passes for 366 yards and four touchdowns. Jack Coan is now a […]

PLL Top Shelf Offers Young Lax Lovers Something New

PLL Top Shelf review

The PLL made some news this week, releasing the beta version of PLL Top Shelf, the PLL’s first ever mobile game. Thanks to Mike Rabil, we have known for a few weeks now that a mobile game would be coming soon, but the beta version was just finally released on the app store. PLL Top […]

Lacrosse Canada Has a Rich History

Lacrosse Canada

As we continue to shine a light on countries working diligently to grow the game, we now take a deeper look into lacrosse in Canada with Taylor Retter. Retter is a marketing assistant at Lacrosse Canada and has spent years in the journalism and communications fields. She was hired in June to assist in developing the […]

Belgium Lacrosse Eyes Popularity Double by 2031

Belgium Lacrosse international spotlight

As we continue to shine a light on countries working diligently to grow the game, we now take a deeper look into lacrosse in Belgium. Below is our conversation with Marco Daniele of the Belgium Lacrosse Federation. Lacrosse has been growing slowly but steadily in Belgium since 2009. There are now roughly a dozen clubs around […]

How the 2020 Lacrosse Season Changed My Perspective Forever

2020 lacrosse season

I see things differently now after the 2020 lacrosse season, or lack thereof. It was the start of the 2020 lacrosse season, my sophomore year. As a college lacrosse player, the fall and summer are for preparation and the spring is game time. It’s what you look forward to all year. From the chatter in […]