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COLLEGE COACHES ARE NOT COMING TO YOUR HIGH SCHOOL GAMES - The Recruiting Code
"Are you placing your hopes on a college coach seeing you at a high school game and pulling out a scholarship offer? Unless you are a football player, think again. "
Find out why college coaches won't come to your high school games, and instead, why they invest time in attending showcase events for recruiting purposes.
HOW TO DESTROY YOUR CHILD'S ATHLETIC FUTURE IN 3 EASY STEPS - Sport Factory
"If they had just heeded a few simple rules, or examined a few of their motives, not only would their child been a better athlete, they would have been a better competitor, happier, and healthier child...
...Sport can bring out the best (and sometimes the worst) in both athlete and parent alike. The values taught and gained on the athletic field will be far more valuable than any award; values such as sportsmanship, honor, integrity, fitness, hard work, and team work."
Read more about how "the decisions you make as a parent will have a tremendous effect not only on your child's athletic development, but their health, well being, and ethics."
Small Ball: A New Approach to Lacrosse Player Development - US Lacrosse
This article, published in the February 2016 issue of Lacrosse Magazine provides good insight that supports the approach V3 adopted several years ago. In 2011, we implemented our co-ed Lacrosse Monsters program for young players ages 5 - 8 as part of our player development curriculum.
Read more about what US Lacrosse has to say about the lacrosse community embracing this player development model.