Seattle based youth lacrosse league supporting member programs for kids in grades 3-8.


Various Links:

Inside Lacrosse: The pre-eminient lacrosse online news source and printed magazine with 11 issues a year. 

America's First Sport: The first sporting event ever observed by Europeans in North America was a lacrosse game in 1637. Jesuit missionaries from France saw hundreds of native men playing a ball game with sticks that they thought resembled a bishop’s crosier, so they called the game "lacrosse."

That makes lacrosse the oldest sport in America, and in the 21st century it is also the fastest growing. This rapid growth in participation, domestically and globally, presents the sport with a new set of opportunities and several challenges.

Students in the History of Sport class at Syracuse University’s Department of Sport Management researched the history, current status and future prospects of lacrosse during the 2012-13 academic year. This film, entitled America's First Sport, is a product of their research. The Lacrosse Drills page is designed to help entry and intermediate level coaches, parents, and players learn fundamental lax drills. Learning the unique skills of playing lacrosse requires a great deal of practice, coaching, and repetition. ...Thus, the creation of A place for passionate lacrosse coaches to reflect and get new ideas. Enjoy! Lacrosse drills for youth.


US Lacrosse General Resources:

Parents|USL/Nationwide Parents Guide:  This section of the US Lacrosse web site is designed as an introductory guide for parents who are relatively new to the game of lacrosse. We hope to provide information - ranging from game rules to equipment needs - that will help you in your understanding of the sport.

Parents|Responsible Sports Parenting:     As a regular feature in the monthly Parents e-newsletter produced by US Lacrosse, we answer member submitted questions by having experts on the topic provide a response. Topics run a broad gamut, from issues related to rules and equipment, to questions related to sportsmanship, safety and injury prevention.

US Lacrosse Coaching Resources:

Drills Archive: Drills presented in a PDF format.

Mobile Coach: Mobile app containing 100s of explanation, diagrams, and videos.

Health and Safety: All health and safety links on one page.

Concussion Awareness:
USL, CDC, and others provide valuable feedback and resources. This is a must read.

Injury Prevention and Conditioning:
Offers the essentials for improving performance and preventing injury in lacrosse.

Equipment: USL Position Statements and fitting tips.

Nutrition and Hydration: - Heat illness prevention and warning signs.

Athlete Development:
Ginsburg's 10 tips for coaching youth.

Risk Management & Emergency Plans: Risk management tools for providing a safe playing environment for players.

Research and Position Statements: Position statements on critical topics. A must read.

US Lacrosse Sportsmanship Resources:

Men's Officials Sportsmanship Card Information & Instructions (PDF)
Women's Officials Sportsmanship Card Information & Instructions (PDF)
Sportsmanship Incident and Game Termination Report (PDF)
Sideline Manager Instructions: Tri-Fold (PDF)
Sideline Manager Job Description (PDF)
Download Sportsmanship Card (PDF)