By Brianna Temples, Head Coach, North Greenville University, @NGUWomensLax The following is some advice to young coaches everywhere. By young, I mean people who are about five years removed from graduating college and have recently joined the collegiate coaching world. I know we’re all going through some similar issues, so I wanted to encourage you,… Read More Advice to Young Coaches
By Samantha Eustace, Head Coach, Mercer University @MercerWLAX I am someone who came to college coaching late. I didn’t even start off coaching when I graduated from UMass. My journey was different, as are many of yours. I had a plethora (good SAT word!) of other jobs before I even got into coaching at the… Read More Does It Make A Difference How You Got Here?
By Carissa Medeiros, Head Coach, UMass Lowell @RiverHawkWLax It was a rare weekend off from summer recruiting and I was spending some time with family when I felt my phone buzz. My mind immediately raced through a dozen different scenarios as to why my Junior captain would be calling me, out of the blue, in… Read More Learning From Your Players
By Charlotte Morley, Program Director, Harlem Lacrosse @HarlemLacrosse The dictionary defines a leader as, “the person who leads or commands a group, organization, or country.” If you’ve ever played a team-oriented sport, you know that there is much more to be said about what, and who a leader is. I used to think that a… Read More Harlem Lacrosse: Aim High, Shoot Low
By Lyndsey Boswell, Head Coach, High Point University @hpuwlax Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is our ability to identify what we are feeling, why we are feeling it, how our feelings affect our physical performance and of those around us. The ability to actively change emotions during competition presents a significant competitive advantage. I have a team and coaching staff that… Read More Lacrosse EQ