Saying “YES”

By Kelly Gallagher, Head Coach, University of Tampa  @TampaWLax For me, and I’m sure some of you, the 2019 season had a bittersweet ending. Our team had an amazing year come to end a little bit earlier than we would have liked. So, when I was asked/volunteered to coach the IWLCA Senior All-Star game, I… Read More Saying “YES”

The Evolution of the Most Important Position on the Field: The Goalie

By Mary Schwartz, Head Coach, Roanoke College  @RoanokeWLax In the summer time I spend my days training middle school and high school girl’s lacrosse goalies across the United States. On the first day when we are all together, I share the history of this amazing position. I start off talking about the equipment that goalies… Read More The Evolution of the Most Important Position on the Field: The Goalie

The Secrets to Recruiting

By Samantha Ekstrand, Attorney  @SJEkstrand5 [Editor’s note: The author currently serves as legal counsel to the IWLCA, the IMLCA, and the NFCA. She played college lacrosse, coached college lacrosse, now coaches club and rec lacrosse. She has five children who play lots of sports.] My English teacher always said to catch the reader’s attention with… Read More The Secrets to Recruiting

When Plans Go Wrong

By Erica Brown, Head Coach, Tiffin University  @Dragon_Lacrosse As coaches, we cannot control everything no matter how hard we try. We are planners; from practices, to film breakdowns, to scouting reports, to game plans, away trips, recruiting classes, gear orders. Everything is planned down to the year, month, minute and second. What happens when all… Read More When Plans Go Wrong