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
By Alyssa Voccia, Graduate Assistant Coach, Lenoir-Rhyne University @LRUwlacrosse In life we tend to have a vision of how we want things to go. Unfortunately, life isn’t that simple and just when we think we have things figured out, we hit a bump in the road. While it would be nice for things to always… Read More It’s the Climb
By Lauren Bennett and Kate Sjaardema, Keiser University @keiser_wlax When you hear the phrase “opposites attract” in the coaching world, the first thought that comes to mind is the classic “Good Cop/Bad Cop” routine; however, the dynamic between a head and assistant coach is so much more than that. Through this article, we hope to… Read More It Takes Two: How Different Motivational Styles Unify the Student-Athlete Experience
By Alex Gambacorta, Marquette University ’18 If I showed you my broken arm and said “I’m injured,” you wouldn’t say to me, “you’re fine,” “suck it up,” or “shake it off.” You would say, “how can I help you make this better?” or ask, “How can I help you heal?” And if I said to… Read More What is the Game Plan for our Mental Health?
By Remington Steele, Head Coach, Bucknell University @Bucknell_WLAX I really shouldn’t be here right now. I shouldn’t be sitting in this office. I shouldn’t have had the opportunity to meet such amazing people. I shouldn’t have been able to represent my country or play college lacrosse (or even high school lacrosse, for that matter). I… Read More Dark Times and Bright Futures