Dig In

By Brandon Davis, Head Coach, Georgetown College  @GC_Lacrosse So how about that COVID, right? The last nine months have thrown us all for a loop. As a household with two people making a living in athletics, there’s been plenty of stress. It has, however, shown us how much people can handle. As coaches, we are… Read More Dig In

Engage for Change

By Liz Geyer, Head Coach, Bethany College  @BethanyWLax Over the past 29 years of my life, I have been fortunate to have amazing coaches, teachers, and leaders. Most of these people were strong, loud, confident women who told me to speak up, be heard, and be authentic. Their honesty, which was sometimes tough to hear,… Read More Engage for Change

Marrying a Coach

By Rachel Smith, Head Coach, Ursinus College  @Ursinus_Wlax As of June 2021 (finally – COVID forced a reschedule), I will be marrying my best friend, who also happens to be a girls basketball coach at a private school in Maryland. When we first met, we were both coaching as graduate assistants, grinding our way through… Read More Marrying a Coach

Learning to Rebound

By Rainey Whitworth, Head Coach, Southern Virginia University  @SVUWoLax As a very young professional, I had just recently obtained the job of my dreams as head coach of Women’s Lacrosse at my alma mater. Then the COVID virus became everyone’s reality and it absolutely devastated me when sports and the world shut down. Feeling lost… Read More Learning to Rebound

Open to Change

By Emily Bitka, Assistant Coach, Stevens Institute of Technology  @stevenswlax The definition of change is “to make the form, nature, content, future etc. of something different from what it is/was,” and WOAH, has 2020 been the year of change! If 2020 has taught me anything, it has been the ability to open my mind up… Read More Open to Change

Finding Your Why

By Alyssa Voccia, Graduate Assistant Coach, Lenoir-Rhyne University  @LRUwlacrosse Hello again. I wrote an entry for Behind the Whistle last October, where I discussed my struggle with my mental health throughout college and how one of my former coaches, Carlee Buck, had helped guide me through those times. I would be lying if I said… Read More Finding Your Why