By Karin Corbett, Head Coach, University of Pennsylvania @PennWomensLax I have been coaching for many years and the level of parental involvement has changed drastically. Today, coaches coach at the college level for the same reasons they have always coached: the love of the game, the chance to teach life lessons to young women as… Read More The Role of Parents
By Abi Jackson, Head Coach, Union College @UnionWLax [Editor’s note: The author would like to give intellectual credit for this post to Mark Treanor.] This body of work is not about me. Or you. Or Sally Q. Player or Sally’s mom or dad. It is about the time we spend and the decisions we… Read More The Triangle: Why No One is the Most Important Person in the Room
By the IWLCA Division I Legislation Committee @IWLCA You know that feeling, when all eyes are on you. As September 1 approaches, college coaches, administrators, media, and the NCAA are all watching to see how the lacrosse community handles the first cycle of delayed recruiting contact under the new NCAA Division I lacrosse recruiting legislation.… Read More Everyone Is Watching
Becky Carlson, Head Coach, Quinnipiac University Rugby, @TFCoachCarlson [Editor’s Note: This entry was originally published by the author on LinkedIn on June 27, 2017. It is republished here with the author’s permission.] Dear Sports Parents, It’s me, your coach. I just wanted to drop you a line and let you know that I appreciate and… Read More The Open Letter to the Sports Parent Who’s Doing it Right
Many high school and club coaches, as well as prospective student-athletes (PSAs) and their parents, find the college recruiting process difficult to navigate. Some of that is due to the myriad of NCAA rules that exist and the lack of education surrounding those rules for those engaged in the process. On top of that, each… Read More Straight from the Experts
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?