HeadLock Coaches’ Kit Review

By Lacrosse Playground | May 31, 2016 |

Not long ago, I reviewed the HeadLock device, a great little tool that fixes head rattle.  For such a … Read more

Ryan Moran Named Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach At Loyola University

By Lacrosse Playground | August 4, 2014 |
BALTIMORE – Ryan Moran, an assistant at the University of Maryland for the last six seasons, has been named an assistant coach at Loyola University Maryland, announced Charley Toomey, the Greyhounds’ head coach. The Long Island native comes to the Evergreen campus where he will work with the Greyhounds’ offensive unit. Moran joined the Maryland staff in September 2008 as an assistant coach, and he was the Terrapins’ associate head coach the last two years. Read More...

University of the District of Columbia Announces Hiring of Rodger Colbert as Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach

By Lacrosse Playground | May 1, 2014 |
WASHINGTON, DC – Head Coach Scott Urick has announced the hiring of Rodger Colbert as the Assistant Men's Lacrosse Coach at the University of the District of Columbia on May 1st, 2014. "I am thrilled at the addition of Rodger Colbert to the UDC Men's Lacrosse Coaching staff," Urick said. "Rodger is a former teammate of mine and a longtime friend. I have the utmost respect for him as a coach and educator. I know he will do a terrific job of helping us reach our goals both on and off the field." Read More...

Inside Recruiting with Michigan Coach John Paul

By Lacrosse Playground | April 29, 2014 |
Head Coach John Paul is in his third season at the helm of Michigan‘s newly established Division I men’s lacrosse program. Coach Paul has been with Michigan since the 80′s as a player and then as a coach. Before making the transition to Division I, he coached the University of Michigan men’s club lacrosse team for 14 seasons. Read More...

Faceoff Academy Coaches School Us on Face-Offs

By Lacrosse Playground | December 19, 2013 |
Face-off rules have been tinkered with for the better part of the last decade, but the role of the face-off man got a little extra attention last spring because of some media articles and coaches questioning the necessity of facing off. The Face-Off Academy is one of the nation’s leading instructional academies for face-off specialists. We spoke to Face-Off Academy coaches Greg Gurenlian, Chris Mattes and Jerry Ragonese about all things face-off related. Read More...

Glenn Carter Named Keystone’s First Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach

By Lacrosse Playground | October 2, 2013 |
La Plume, PA – Glenn Carter has been named Keystone College's first-ever head men's lacrosse coach according to an announcement made recently by Director of Athletics, Dr. Matthew Grimaldi. Carter has been coaching at the highest levels for the past 16 years including starting the program at Division III Ursinus College before stops at Division I and professional levels. Read More...

Joe Starsia Joins the UVa Men’s Lacrosse Coaching Staff

By Lacrosse Playground | September 11, 2013 |
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia men’s lacrosse head coach Dom Starsia has announced he has added his son, Joe Starsia, to the Cavaliers’ coaching staff. Joe Starsia fills the assistant coach vacancy left by John Walker, who left for the top assistant coach position at Princeton in July. Read More...

Hood College (Frederick MD) Is Hiring A Men’s Graduate Assistant

By Lacrosse Playground | July 10, 2013 |
Hood is an independent liberal arts college known for its outstanding faculty, research opportunities, and experiential learning. Located in historic Frederick, Md. (the third largest city in the state), Hood is an hour from Washington, D.C., an hour from Baltimore and 30 minutes from the I-270 technology corridor. The coaching graduate assistant will assist the head and any assistant coaches with the organization and supervision for all aspects of Hood College Men’s Lacrosse team. Read More...

Hounds Appoint Nick Stevens as Strength and Conditioning Coach

By Lacrosse Playground | January 21, 2013 |
Charlotte, N.C. - January 21, 2013 - Charlotte Lacrosse LLC named today Nick Stevens as Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Charlotte Hounds. The Charlotte Athletic Club Personal Trainer served as a fitness and conditioning consultant to the players and staff during the team’s inaugural season. Read More...

University of the District of Columbia Hires Melynda Zwick Brown as First Ever Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach

By Lacrosse Playground | December 13, 2012 |
WASHINGTON, DC – University of the District of Columbia Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, Patricia Thomas, has announced the hiring of Melynda Zwick Brown as the first ever Head Women's Lacrosse Coach. Zwick Brown boasts three years of collegiate coaching experience at the Division I level as an Assistant Coach at the University of Connecticut. Read More...

Virginia Lacrosse Names McDermott Volunteer Assistant Coach

By Lacrosse Playground | November 28, 2012 |
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Tim McDermott has joined the Virginia men’s lacrosse program as a volunteer coach, as announced by head coach Dom Starsia. McDermott is the older brother of former UVa faceoff specialist, Brian McDermott. “I couldn't be more pleased to announce Tim's addition to our staff,” said Starsia. Read More...

Zach Iannucci Named Illinois Wesleyan Men’s Lacrosse Coach

By Lacrosse Playground | November 4, 2012 |
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. - Zach Iannucci has been hired to be the first men's lacrosse coach at Illinois Wesleyan University, IWU athletic director Dennie Bridges announced today. The 25-year-old Iannucci comes to Illinois Wesleyan from being an assistant at Oberlin College (Ohio), where he spent the 2012 season as defensive coordinator for the Yeomen men's lacrosse team. Read More...