Stretching Warm-up and Cool-Down Videos

These videos have been provided by Lisa Weinert who gave a session on stretching warm-ups and cool-downs at our training classes at Pope High School this year. Lisa’s philosophy is that a complete stretching routine will help in the goal of having fun and not getting injured. She has been an athlete and a trainer Read More …

Film Doesn’t Lie: How to watch game film and get better as a referee

Film review has always played an important role for me as a referee.  But the reality is, the regular use of film by lacrosse officials is a very recent phenomena. Ten years ago, the only teams that routinely filmed games were colleges and big time high school programs.  If you were an up and coming Read 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 Read More …