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Need Sum Edukasion?

1 - Published December 8, 2012 by in Coach, Growth, Official, US Lacrosse, Youth

Well sir (or ma’am), you are in luck! There are a couple of great education opportunities coming up, courtesy of US 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 – West & North Iowa Edition

0 - Published July 2, 2012 by in Ames, Coach, Growth, High School, MCLA, Nebraska League, Northern Iowa, Official, Sioux City, Youth

Lacrosse growth in Iowa is still at its earliest stages in many areas, but that doesn’t mean the game isn’t making moves, because it is. Small changes can have HUGE impacts.

Grow the Game – East & South Iowa Edition

0 - Published June 29, 2012 by in Cedar Rapids, Coach, Dubuque, Growth, High School, Iowa Colleges, MCLA, NCAA, Quad Cities, Southern Iowa, Waterloo, Youth

While nothing is set in stone and all options are open, the potential for an Eastern Iowa lacrosse league/division is greater than it has ever been.

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 […]

Model Behavior: Kids Look to Coaches

1 - Published April 26, 2012 by in Coach, High School, Official

On some level, every person that signs up to be a coach knows that he or she is responsible for setting a positive example for his or her athletes.  Regardless of the sport, or even the ages of the players, every coach enters an implied agreement to be a role model.  Everything a coach does […]