It’s Just a Game… It’s Just a Game?

By Kerri Whitaker, Assistant Coach, University of Pennsylvania @PennWomensLax If you’re anything like me, you’ve bristled many times over the years as someone has said to you, “It’s just a game.” With oblivious good intentions: “It’s just a game.” With sympathy after a tough loss: “It’s just a game.” With bewilderment, over why you care… Read More It’s Just a Game… It’s Just a Game?

Shaped by Lacrosse

By Ann Elliott, Head Coach, University of Colorado @CUBuffsWLax When I look back on my playing career in high school and at Northwestern University, and my coaching career at Northwestern and The University of Colorado, I appreciate how much playing and coaching lacrosse has taught me about life, and shaped who I am today and… Read More Shaped by Lacrosse

First Person: The Realities of Early Recruiting

[Editor’s Note: The Behind the Whistle editorial staff has received two blog entries on the subject of early recruiting. At the authors’ requests and the editorial staff’s approval, these entries are being published anonymously to protect their identities and maintain privacy.] Prospective Student-Athlete Perspective Every night I set my alarm for 5:30 am. I wake… Read More First Person: The Realities of Early Recruiting

Help Needed

By Shannon Hertz, Head Coach, Bloomsburg University @husky_lacrosse How do you do it? It was a question I heard a lot my first year as a head coach at Bloomsburg University. Now going in to my third season, and feeling a little bit more settled in, I look back on my first year and remember… Read More Help Needed