By Nicholle St. Pierre, Head Coach, Baldwin Wallace University @bw_wlax The season ended and I finally had time to sit down and reflect on our past season which was an amazing one. We finished 9-7, and for the first time in my coaching career there wasn’t a hint of relief that our season was over… Read More Growing Confidence
[Editor’s Note: From time to time we will feature a short Q&A with an IWLCA member coach. The format will be one question about lacrosse, one question about life, and one fun question.] Q&A with Meghan McDonogh, Head Coach, The Catholic University of America @CatholicU_WLAX 1 – What is your favorite drill to run… Read More Three Questions for Meghan McDonogh
By Crista Samaras, Founder/CEO of Brave Enterprises, entrepreneur, and former collegiate lacrosse coach @getmorebrave I was a great lacrosse player – effective and efficient, devoted to improvement, greedy about accumulating more skill, and ambitious enough to think I could come up with better ways to teach the game than it was taught to me. Then… Read More Training The Underdog
By Sophia Agostinelli, Graduate Assistant, University of Bridgeport @Sophia_Angelina The benefits of being a multi-sport athlete have been a hot topic as of late. US Lacrosse magazine recently featured BC’s Kenzie Kent who plays both ice hockey and lacrosse at Boston College. Like Kent, my main athletic focuses are ice hockey and lacrosse, which I… Read More The Importance of Multi-Sport Athletes
By Cindy Wilson, Head Coach, Millersville University @VilleMauauders “On your best days you learn confidence. On your worst days you learn persistence. There is always something to learn.” One of my favorite things about sports, and more specifically, about lacrosse is that there is always room to grow and develop. X’s and O’s and wins… Read More Growing Confidence
By Hillary Fratzke, Head Coach, The College of William & Mary @WMTribeLax Some of the best and worst advice I have ever received in my life came from someone rather influential for me. It happened when I was dealing with a close individual who was exceptionally difficult for me to interact with on a daily… Read More The Best and Worst Advice
By Brighde Dougherty, Founder and Coach, FLOW Self Empowerment, @flow_self_empowerment There are many different types of coaches: an athletic coach, a life coach, a wellness coach, a personal coach… the list goes on and on. However the definition of a coach remains the same: a trainer or instructor of others. When I stopped coaching lacrosse… Read More What is Self Empowerment and Why Your Team Needs It
By Missy Doherty, Head Coach, Penn State University, @PennStateWLAX LAXANIMALS What animal do you most look like? This is a common bus game that for the most part is funny, although sometimes the truth can hurt. No one wants to look like an armadillo. But we can learn a lot from animals, so let’s just… Read More Play Like An Animal!
By Kara Reber, Head Coach, Florida Southern College, @FSCWlax The question I have probably been asked the most since we won the National Championship is… how did you do it? Looking back and reflecting on the season and asking a few of our players, we decided that the following conditions are the main reason behind… Read More How Did You Do It?
[Editor’s Note: From time to time we will feature a short Q&A with an IWLCA member coach. The format will be one question about lacrosse, one question about life, and one fun question.] Q&A with Karrie Moore, Head Coach, Ithaca College, @BomberSports 1 – As a former goalkeeper, what would you say is the most… Read More Three Questions for Karrie Moore