Western Maryland Youth Lacrosse Conference (WMYLC) works with local lax clubs in the western Maryland, West Virginia & Southern Pennsylvania region to provide education and improve the sport for both player, league and families.

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USL LEVEL 1 COACHES TRAINING

Febrary 24th, 9:00-12:00 PM, FISC

Please see the information at the following location at the USL website:

http://usl8.ebiz.uapps.net/PersonifyEbusiness/Default.aspx?TabID=487&_ga=2.262900420.932748988.1547001770-215235409.1541014714

Note: both girls and boys sessions will be given.

Please distribute this information within your organizations.  As in the past, the Chapter will reimburse any coach that completes full certification within 30 days and submits necessary documentation by deadline.

1. Level 1 training

2. Level 1 online training at the USL website

3. Background check

 

LEVEL 2 COACHES TRAINING

Sunday, MARCH 3, 2019, 8:00-Noon, FISC

The Western Maryland Chapter will be hosting both Women's Game and Men's Game Level 2 Coaches Education

Frederick Indoor 1845 Brookfield Ct.; Frederick, MD 21701

To register visit  https://www.uslacrosse.org/coaches/coach-development-program/instructional-clinics

Steps for Level 2 Certification: https://www.uslacrosse.org/coaches/coach-development-program/certification/level-2-certification

 

LaxPrep Program Aims to Reduce ACL Injury Risk

Through a partnership with Medstar Sports Medicine, US Lacrosse has developed a research-based warm-up and exercise program, called LaxPrep that can be used to help reduce an athlete’s risk of lower extremity injury. You can download the article in PDF here and go to the article itself for the linked resources.

 

Age Appropriate Boys Practice Plans

Take advantage of coaching resources from US Lacrosse!  Best practices in age-appropriate practice planning have been developed ages U9-U11 (found here) and ages U13-U15 (found here). 

 

Age-Appropriate Practice Plans

The station based plans and drills provided in the US Lacrosse Age-Appropriate Practice Guide work great as "canned curriculum" for the brand new lacrosse coach or as a starting point to help even the most experienced coach approach practice planning in a way that the kids will love. Each plan has been carefully crafted to put the athlete first and help them reach their full potential.

 

Download it here

 

US Lacrosse Coaches Clinics

Want to educate yourself as a parent of a lacrosse player? Maybe learn more about the sport and volunteer your time as a coach. 

You can start your courses online here and find an instructional clinic here