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?
By Erica LaGrow, Head Coach, Yale University @YaleWLacrosse [Author’s Note: Danie Caro has been hounding me for what feels like forever to write something for Behind the Whistle, to which many fellow coaches have bravely made submissions. I have no pearls of wisdom or profound discoveries, just some good ol’ fashion fun in the form… Read More Ten Signs That You Are In Lacrosse Season
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
[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