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Get Off My Lawn!

Get off my Lawn! Ever since I picked up a women’s lacrosse stick as a freshman in high school, I can recall conversations about how this sport needs to change. There is always discussion about adding rules, adding equipment, how it’s too slow, too fast, too soft, too dangerous. It certainly feels like everyone has… Continue reading Get Off My Lawn!

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16 Life Lessons I learned from Lacrosse

16 Life Lessons I Learned from Lacrosse: Life really is just one big lacrosse game, and if you grow up playing this sport and learning it’s lessons, then you’re on your way to navigating the great big world out there. This could apply to almost any youth athletics, and should be the focus of parents,… Continue reading 16 Life Lessons I learned from Lacrosse

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What kind of Captain would you be?

Captains – Student Athletes guiding team culture Wow - 3 year captain of the lacrosse team: Sounds great on a resume and college application. It’s impressive, indicates leadership qualities in a student athlete and the ability to garner respect from their peers.  But what does a captain do and how can a player become a… Continue reading What kind of Captain would you be?

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How long does culture take to change?

Culture doesn't change overnight, but a shift in belief, focus and attitude can be seen in a team as soon as they decide to commit to making it happen. What can a 45 minute conversation between coaching staff and best selling Author and speaker Jon Gordon and 20 copies of his book The Energy Bus… Continue reading How long does culture take to change?

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Get used to dissapoinment

the princess bride clip 😄 What will your epitaph say? How about, “she finished everything.” Doesn’t quite have that accomplished ring to it, does it? Yet our society, with participation medals for just about anything, has gotten to a place where finishing is enough. If you didn’t quit, then you have succeeded. Our kids are… Continue reading Get used to dissapoinment