US Lacrosse Adopts Athlete Safety Standard



BALTIMORE, July 1, 2013 – The US Lacrosse Board of Directors has approved a written Standard for Athlete Safety and Protection that officially defines the national governing body’s position on safeguarding the well-being of minor athletes. The 14-page document outlines both prohibited and prescribed conducts and behaviors for its adult members who interact with youth athletes in various leadership capacities, including in the roles of coach, official, and team administrator or volunteer. Read More…

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Women’s Lacrosse Players May Be Forced to Wear Headgear, Helmets in Maryland

Girl Lacrosse Players May Be Forced to Wear Headgear, Helmets in Maryland


BALTIMORE, Feb. 13, 2013 — US Lacrosse President and CEO Steve Stenersen today issued comments on the proposed Maryland House of Delegates Bill 1123, which if passed by the Maryland General Assembly would legislate that girls’ lacrosse players in the state wear protective headgear as per specifications set forth by a state task force. Read More…

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