By Amanda Magee, Head Coach, Benedictine College @RavenWLAX From one small town to another… my life as a coach has taken me from NJ, to Rhode Island and now beautiful (and tiny) Atchison, KS. If someone had told me five years ago I would be given the opportunity to start a woman’s lacrosse program halfway… Read More The Places You’ll Go… and the Lessons Learned On the Way!
By Amanda Daniels, Head Coach, Denison University @Denison_W_Lax Since I was asked to submit something for Behind the Whistle back in December (oops), I’ve had several ideas swirling around in my mind. I had finally landed on writing about balance and my never-ending quest to find it; at work, at home, at practice, with our… Read More Striving for Balance
By Katherine Sweeney, Assistant Coach, Colgate University @ColgateWLax After a few months of working with Head Coach Kathy Taylor I have become familiar with an abundance of one-liners. I find myself either laughing about them or scratching my head in confusion. Whether it is confusion or laughter, Coach Taylor and her catchy one-liners have taught… Read More You have 10 seconds, I’m at 8…
by Meg Leo, Head Coach, New England College @neclacrosse A few weeks ago, we were wrapping up our weeklong trip to Colorado with a team bonding day; a trip to an adventure park, plus driving up Pikes Peak. Everyone was psyched. We pushed ourselves to the limit on our spring training trip. We challenged ourselves… Read More The Importance of a Team
The main focus of coaches in the collegiate sports world over the past few weeks has been on helping their student-athletes cope with the abrupt end of their season. They’ve supported their players through the challenges of traveling home, transitioning to distance learning, and navigating the rapidly changing environment we’ve all been thrust into as… Read More Parenting Through the Pandemic