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.
The mission, purpose, and goals of the Western Maryland Youth Lacrosse Conference (WMYLC) are:
To provide the youth (boys and girls) residing within the geographical boundaries of the Western Maryland Area (including Western Carroll County, Frederick County, Montgomery County and Washington County) a healthful, enjoyable leisure time activity and, as part of the experience, to promote qualities that may help them in later life such as sportsmanship, team skills, positive work-ethic, and integrity.
To promote the sport of Lacrosse in the Western Maryland Area by providing educational activities in the play of the game, rules, and coaching.
To coordinate lacrosse practice and game activities in the Western Maryland Area and to seek to minimize conflicts regarding resources such as fields, referees, coaches, and equipment.
To provide training clinics for players new to the sport in order to add new players to the game.
To provide training and certification clinics in the rules of the game, lacrosse coaching fundamentals, player safety, and leadership skills for coaches participating in the conference.
To provide year round lacrosse opportunities including (but not limited to): Spring season outdoor field lacrosse games, Summer league outdoor field lacrosse games, Fall outdoor field lacrosse games, special tournaments, lacrosse skills clinics for new and experienced players, and coaching training.
To promote lacrosse opportunities for all age groups and skill levels including (but not limited to): Elementary School age, Middle School age, High School age, and College age boys and girls.
To promote advancement of Lacrosse as a team sport in the Secondary Schools in the Western Maryland Area including Public and Private School Teams, Varsity, Junior Varsity, and 9th Grade Teams.
To act as a coordinating body with external organizations such as other sports leagues, county field assignors, and referees organizations.
To coordinate fund raising activities for Lacrosse in the Western Maryland Area towards the realizing goals stated above
Western Maryland Youth Lacrosse Conference (WMYLC)