Concussion Legacy Foundation

Thie Concussion Legacy Foundation is partnering with U.S. Lacrosse for their “Team Speak Up” campaign on concussion awareness. There are 44 million youth athletes in America. The goal of Team Up Speak Up(TM) Day is for as many of them as possible to hear a simple speech. The core message: that athletes have a responsibility more »

Saved By The Stick

More than a decade ago, US Lacrosse helped start the Decatur, GA, Lacrosse program with an equipment grant (now called First Stick Grant). Fast forward to today, and the program continues to thrive, positively influencing hundreds of lives along the way. Watch the inspirational story of how the Decatur program has affected Ousman Sy and more »

Pre-Season Fitness

A few years ago at a US Lacrosse LAREDO training, I heard, “You don’t ref lacrosse to get in shape; you get in shape to ref lacrosse.” This advice is something I never forgot.  All of us are busy with work, family, and other commitments.  Many of us officiate other sports.  But I think we more »