Turkey Lacrosse National Team Releases Roster

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(Istanbul, Turkey)- The Turkey Lacrosse Association is proud to announce that Turkey will be participating in the 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championships this July 10th-19th in Denver, Colorado, USA. This will be Turkey’s first appearance at the World Lacrosse Championships which is held every 4 years. The 2018 men’s World Lacrosse Championships will be held in Manchester, England. Read More…

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Turkey Lacrosse World Games Intern Program



The Turkey Lacrosse Association is looking for three (3) High School or University students to intern at the World Lacrosse Championships this July in Denver, Co USA. Come be part of the largest and most important international lacrosse event with 38 national teams from around the globe competing to be World Champion. Read More…

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Turkey Lacrosse Adds Defensive Coordinator



The Turkey Lacrosse Association (TLA) has seen explosive growth since its international spotlight in Israel in July, and that growth includes the hiring of personnel such as former Ohio Machine Defenseman Anthony “Audi” Glass, assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Wooster College of Ohio. Audi, who will be joining the TLA as its Defensive Coordinator, brings a wealth of lacrosse experience and recruiting knowledge that will be crucial to the TLA’s success as it prepares for the 2014 World Games. Read More…

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Israel Lacrosse tops Turkey, 13-6; youth development efforts underway in Ashkelon

Israel tops Turkey, 13-6; youth development efforts underway in Ashkelon


ASHKELON, ISRAEL — The Israel men’s national lacrosse team earned a 13-6 win over Turkey on Thursday in front of a near-capacity crowd at Ashkelon Municipal Stadium. The friendly, which was Israel’s first ever home international, was the culmination of the lacrosse associations’ pilot youth program conducted in conjunction with the Baltimore-Ashkelon Partnership. Read More…

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Former Olympic Coach Sets Sights on Turkey Lacrosse



(Istanbul), Turkey, (March 20, 2013) – Turkey Lacrosse is pleased to announce the latest addition to its ranks. Dr. March Krotee, currently a Fulbright Professor at the North Carolina State University in the Department of Physical Education and the Department of Leadership, Policy and Adult Education, will bring his expertise in sports management to Turkey Lacrosse’s mission in Turkey. Read More…

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Turkey Lacrosse Appoints Marty Lattman as Head Coach



(Istanbul), Turkey, (February 06, 2013) – Marty Lattman has been instrumental to Turkey Lacrosse in his recent appointment to the role of Managing Director of Coaching, and now he will also assume the role of head coach. Marty is well qualified for the position. He has almost twenty years of experience as a head lacrosse coach at the youth, high school, and college levels. As a Level 2 Certified Coaches Trainer for U.S. Lacrosse, he has conducted more than 50 clinics around the United States over the last 6 years. His wide range of experiences will be very helpful as he works with players of all levels in Turkey. Read More…

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Laying The Lumber With Gordon Glass, Turkey Lacrosse’s Newest Addition



(February 12, 2013) – Turkey Lacrosse’s latest addition is Gordon Glass, a lifetime sports fanatic and North American lumber expert originally from Quebec. Gordon will be filling the role of Managing Director of Education and Training. At Bishop’s University in Quebec, Gordon lettered in football, hockey, and tennis, and was named male athlete of the year in 1969. Read More…

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Reebok To Sponsor Turkey Lacrosse



(January 08, 2013) – Free gear! It’s a phrase that every lacrosse player loves hearing and one that Reebok is helping the folks at Turkey Lacrosse say. Reebok recently agreed to help sponsor Turkey Lacrosse by donating 150 heads as they host the 2013 Turkey Lacrosse Open during September of this year in the southern coastal city of Alanya. In the past few years, Reebok has proven to be successful at locating less well-known sports and helping them reach national prestige, as evidenced by their endorsement of CrossFit, which has evolved from a relatively unheard of sport to a nation-wide phenomenon known as “the Sport of Fitness”. Read More…

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Former State Department Worker Joins Turkey lacrosse



(Istanbul, Turkey) – How many Turkish speaking American lacrosse speakers do you know? Well, now you know of at least one. Dean Pohlman, a recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin and a former intern at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey in the Public Affairs Department, will bring his first-hand knowledge of Turkish society and language to Turkey Lacrosse. Read More…

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Major League Lacrosse Player, Johnny Christmas, Joins Turkey Lacrosse

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(Istanbul, Turkey) – Actually, Christmas is celebrated in Turkey, which has a substantial Christian population. However, this year Turkey is about to get a little more “Christmas” cheer. Turkey Lacrosse is pleased to announce the addition of professional Major League Lacrosse (MLL) player, John “Johnny” Christmas to its Board of Advisers. Read More…

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