A guide has been developed by the CLA (Canadian Lacrosse Association) to provide now coaches a beginners understanding of lacrosse, the aspects of the game and all the starting tools a coach will need. The Survival Guide for New Coaches also includes fundamental skills breakdown, basic drills, practice planners and more.
We live in a new age where athletes and coaches have an unlimited supply of resources at their fingertips whether they be online, in a book or on TV. There is no excuse for a lack of knowledge on skills, a limited drill book or inability to understand and teach both tactical and technical lacrosse skills. It is up to us coaches to develop both physical skill and Lacrosse IQ. Below are various different resources for coaches: