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US Lacrosse Coaching Certification

US Lacrosse Level 1 certification introduces the game by providing the tools to teach the
rules, basic individual skills, and team concepts to players of all ages. 
 
Level 1 is designed to introduce coaches to the responsibilities and philosophies of coaching
and how to provide a safe and athlete-centered environment that emphasizes positive growth
and sportsmanship. The Level 1 curriculum provides the tools to teach rules, basic individual
skills, and basic team concepts to beginning players of all ages. This baseline training is
relevant for all lacrosse coaches, regardless of experience.
 
Level certification requires the following commitments/course work  :
 
NCSI background check
Level 1 online course
Level 1 instructional clinic (live training)
PCA Double-Goal Coach 1 online course
How to Make Proper Contact online course

CEP Level 1 Instructional Clinics - links to the scehduled 2016 CEP Level 1 Instructional
Clinics. These classes target coaches of beginning players of any age and
emphasize the fundamentals of lacrosse. These clinics deliver hands-on instruction facilitated by US
Lacrosse  certified trainers. Clinics are approximately 7 hours long and are required for Level 1
coaching certification.
 
Info on scheduled clinics can be found HERE

Concussion Training

Every coach in the league must complete a free on-line concussion class.   

 

To take the course please click on this link 

 

When the coach has completed the course, he/she will be able to print the certificate that shows they have completed it.  

 

ALL TOWN LEAGUE DIRECTORS should receive a copy of the certificate from each coach to be kept on file.

2016 Girls US Lacrosse Rules/Information

2016 Guidebook for Girls here

2106 Rules Interpretation video here

2016 Rule changes here

Ropes video - shooting space explanation here

How to line the field here

2016 Boys US Lacrosse Rules/Information

2016 Youth Rules and Best Practices Guidebook for Boys here 

2016 Boys Youth Rules here

 2016 Lacrosse Youth Rules Interpretation video here

Boys Field diagram here

 7 x 7 Best Practices here

2016 SJYLL Boys Rules

Boys rules updates from SJYLAX for Boys levels U9 - U15 :

 

U9 Modified field here


Rules overview here

Coaches resources

USLacrosse - Link to the coaching resource section of the USLacrosse website.

Provides drills archive, practice plans, mobile coach videos. One stop shopping

for all the information USLacrosse provides for coaching 

 

LaxLessons  - Features instructional videos for coaches including practice

plans and playbooks. Some features cost money, but free content is available

 

 eLacrosse  - Provides lacrosse news, feature, and videos

 

Inside Lacrosse -  News, video highlights, interviews, staff blogs and a forum

for all things lacrosse. Includes drill, tactic, and play informational videos (found

in the ILgear section)

 

LaxPower - Detailed and comprehensive information on college and high

school ranks. Also has lots of links for camps, clubs, colleges, pros, and high

school teams

Contact Us

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Blackwood, New Jersey 08012

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