By Danie Caro, IWLCA Director of Communications and Membership Operations, @IWLCA The IWLCA honored eleven Trailblazers at US Lacrosse Headquarters last weekend, and I had the distinct pleasure of attending the event. If you read about them or heard of their achievements, it is obvious that these women were properly lauded as great coaches, mentors,… Read More Blazing a Trail for Women
By Jen O’Brien, Head Coach, Virginia Commonwealth University @VCU_Lacrosse 2013 proved to be quite a banner year for me both personally and professionally. Within two months I had experienced three major life changes. I was married in June of that year, became a first time head coach of a new program in July, and moved… Read More Is There a Difference Between Raising Toddlers and Coaching College Lacrosse?
By Alice Mercer, Assistant Coach, Niagara University @NiagaraWLAX Looking back on my first year as an assistant coach, I started to recall all of the “ah ha” moments I had throughout the year. Here are a few of my favorites: Job description “What do you do all day?” Ahh, one of my favorites. Many people… Read More Things You Never Realized as a Player
By Jordan Beech, Head Coach, Oklahoma Baptist University @OBU_Lacrosse “Jordan Beech, Head Coach, Oklahoma Baptist.” As you might imagine, that got me some funny looks when I first introduced myself during the new coaches’ recognition at last year’s IWLCA annual Meetings. It just comes with the territory when you’re coaching in a lacrosse Siberia.… Read More Coaching in a Lacrosse Siberia