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A Roadmap for the Expansion of Iowa High School Lacrosse Part 3

0 - Published March 28, 2014 by in Adult, Cedar Rapids, CILA, Des Moines, Dubuque, Girls, Growth, High School, HS Boys, HS Girls, Iowa Colleges, Leagues, MCLA, Middle School, NCAA, Nebraska League, Northern Iowa, Quad Cities, Sioux City, Summer League, Valley, Waterloo, Youth

*Notice:  This article will focus on boys lacrosse at the high school level as it is the area that I am most directly involved in.  Girls lacrosse in Iowa is developing at a slower clip, so we may visit that topic in the future. Part 1 of this article discussed the history of high school […]

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2014 Season Approaching For WDM Lax

0 - Published March 21, 2014 by in Des Moines, High School, HS Boys, HS Girls, Middle School, Nebraska League, Valley

Hot on the tail of reorganizing into the West Des Moines Lacrosse Club, the Tigers are actively preparing for the 2014 season. Indoor practices for the high school boys and girls teams began on January 24. Outdoor practices are scheduled to begin on Monday, March 3, weather permitting. Considering the chaos that we’ve experienced this […]

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2014 West Des Moines Lacrosse Club

0 - Published February 6, 2014 by in Des Moines, High School, HS Boys, HS Girls, Middle School, Nebraska League, Valley

With the 2014 season just around the corner, the West Des Moines Lacrosse Club has opened registration and will be holding its first ever parents’ meeting on Monday, February 17, 2014.  In addition to all three boys teams returning (high school varsity, high school junior varsity, and middle school), the West Des Moines Lacrosse Club […]

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Ankeny Hawks Lacrosse Club

0 - Published December 17, 2013 by in Des Moines, Growth, High School, Nebraska League

Beginning with the 2014 lacrosse season, Valley will no longer be the only boys’ high school lacrosse program in Central Iowa. Skyhawks Sports in conjunction with the Ankeny school district will sponsor a second club team in the metro’s northern suburb. Like Valley, the team will compete in the Nebraska High School Lacrosse League. Although […]


Quick Updates

0 - Published June 5, 2013 by in CILA, Clinic, Des Moines, Girls, Growth, High School, Iowa Colleges, Middle School, Nebraska League, Summer League, Valley, Youth

My apologies for the lack of information lately.  This season really got away from me with the busier head coach requirements and a few other things that complicated the situation.  I am currently working on digging myself out and hope to be back on track by the end of next week. The Central Iowa Lacrosse […]


Second DM High School Team – How Long?

0 - Published July 6, 2012 by in CILA, Coach, Des Moines, Growth, High School, Nebraska League, Official, US Lacrosse, Valley, Youth

Going hand-in-hand with increased interest in lacrosse around the state of Iowa is the continually growing interest in lacrosse in Des Moines.  This is especially true for boys lacrosse where we have seen the number of middle schoolers jump from 40 last summer to more than 80 this summer.  In fact, we recently decided to […]


Grow the Game – Central Iowa Edition

0 - Published June 27, 2012 by in Ames, Cedar Rapids, CILA, Clinic, Coach, Des Moines, Dubuque, Growth, High School, Iowa Colleges, MCLA, Nebraska League, Northern Iowa, Official, Quad Cities, Sioux City, Southern Iowa, Summer Lax, Summer League, US Lacrosse, Valley, Waterloo, Youth

Since I live and work in Des Moines, my primary focus is on developing lacrosse in the city and is suburbs.  My organization is the Central Iowa Lacrosse Association to reflect this commitment.  But as we continue to grow here, I cannot help but feel responsible for the growth (or lack thereof) in other parts […]