Coaches are our most valuable asset. They provide the learning environment for kids to grow and excel in the sport of lacrosse. Through a continuous improvement philosophy, our coaches are always evolving with best practices for teaching the game and developing young athletes.
Below are the minimum requirements to become a coach for Sioux Falls Lacrosse
Current US Lacrosse membership
Current "Green Light" NCSI background check via USLacrosse.org
Level 1 Developing the Individual Athlete Instructional Clinic (when available)
Level 1 Fundamentals of Coaching Online Course
Positive Coaching Alliance "Double Goal Coach 1: Coaching for Winning and Life Lessons"
Men's Game Coaches Only: How to Make Proper Contact
Online Course Safesport Training (Coming Soon)
All online courses are free to ALL US Lacrosse members and can be accessed at learning.uslacrosse.org with your US Lacrosse login. There are hundreds of hours of videos that cover coaching, skill development, game strategy, Positive Coaching, officiating, and videos from the annual US Lacrosse convention. All costs associated with becoming a coach in our organization are either covered directly or reimbursed by the program.