Survival Guide for New Coaches:
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.
Alberta Lacrosse Association:
The ALA (Alberta Lacrosse Association) and GELC (Greater Edmonton Lacrosse Council) website offers a lot of information for coaches. This includes basic skill, equipment and stick awareness, drills, NLL Coach Mentor Presentations, Practice Plans, Drills and more. Paul Rai and the development team have expanded the ALA website to offer lots of resources. This is a great resource for both new and experienced coaches:
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:
Hudl: for coaches who use video review as a tool
Attached below are helpful resources for managers to help kickstart the season and keep their team organized and running efficient throughout the season.
RAMP APP: keep track of your schedule, team functions, availability and more online and accessible on your mobile device
Emergency Action Plan
Player Health and Safety Form