What’s the Difference?

By Bill Olin, Associate Head Coach, Cornell University  @CornellWLax When people learn about my past life as a Division III head coach of men’s lacrosse at Capital University (Columbus, Ohio), it is usually followed up with some variation of one question: What’s the difference between coaching men and women? My typical answer is that, while… Read More What’s the Difference?

The Tone Has Changed in Coaching – We Should Too

By Ashley O’Brien, Head Coach, Buffalo State College  @BuffStateWLax As we move forward into each subsequent generation, things inevitably shift and change. With each new year we must continually adjust. This ability to adapt and evolve is what makes us good mentors and of course, good coaches. As I sit here waxing philosophical about our… Read More The Tone Has Changed in Coaching – We Should Too

The Gift We Are Given – To Lead and Teach and Grow with our Athletes

By Sarah Kellner, Head Coach, Regis University  @RUWomensLax Talk to them and listen. I’ve learned more than I’ve taught and one of the greatest things is I now listen much more than I preach. They have the answers. They are intrinsically motivated, they have sharp minds, creative ideas, and hearts filled with goodness and grace.… Read More The Gift We Are Given – To Lead and Teach and Grow with our Athletes

Why QPR Matters

By Hannah Thomas, Graduate Assistant Coach, Catholic University  @CatholicU_WLAX Heading down to Florida to attend my first IWLCA Annual Meeting was both exciting and nerve wracking. I was nervous because I am only in my second year of coaching and still feel very new to the coaching world. On the other hand, I was extremely… Read More Why QPR Matters

Thank You Gothard

Thanksgiving is the time of year that we typically give thanks and count our blessings. For the past 12 years the IWLCA has been blessed to have Gothard Lane at the helm of our association as we transitioned from a small coaches’ organization into one of the leading players in the collegiate sports landscape. Many… Read More Thank You Gothard