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World Lacrosse Appoints Rob Gross as Chair of Education and Training

By | 2020-02-20T19:03:07+00:00 February 20th, 2020|World Lacrosse|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 20, 2020  COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO, USA — World Lacrosse announced today the appointment of Rob Gross as Chair of Education and Training, after he previously served in an interim role. Gross will continue to oversee the committee, which is responsible for coordinating training and development for men’s and women’s officials, and other [...]

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World Lacrosse Appoints Eric Parthen As Chief Operating Officer

By | 2020-02-19T14:04:25+00:00 February 19th, 2020|World Lacrosse|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 19, 2020  COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO, USA -- World Lacrosse announced today the appointment of Eric Parthen to the position of Chief Operating Officer.  Parthen brings more than two decades of management experience in national and international sport to World Lacrosse, having served as the chief executive of four different sports organizations, including two U.S. National Governing Bodies for Olympic [...]

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World Lacrosse Athletes Commission Appoints Korea’s Jane Lee

By | 2020-02-07T14:34:04+00:00 February 7th, 2020|World Lacrosse|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 7, 2020  COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO, USA -- The World Lacrosse Athletes Commission (AC) announced today the appointment of Jane Lee (Korea) to join the AC through the summer of 2021. Jane has been a member of the Korean National Team since 2012, competing in both the 2013 and 2017 Women’s [...]

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World Lacrosse Appoints Sachiyo Yamada, Ian Ashworth and Brent McCauley to Key Positions in Rules Development

By | 2020-01-31T14:03:28+00:00 January 31st, 2020|World Lacrosse|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2020  COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO, USA — World Lacrosse announced today the appointment of three highly-respected members of the lacrosse community to leadership roles within the international federation’s rules structure. Sachiyo Yamada (Japan) will serve as Subcommittee Chair for Women’s Rules, Ian Ashworth (England) will serve as Subcommittee Chair for Men’s Rules and Brent McCauley (Canada) [...]

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World Lacrosse Board of Directors Approves Record Funding For Sport Development Grants and Education Programs

By | 2020-01-29T14:00:46+00:00 January 29th, 2020|World Lacrosse|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 29, 2020  BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, USA — World Lacrosse will make available a record amount of funding in 2020 to support sport development grants for its member-National Governing Bodies and Continental Federations, along with education programs for coaches and officials. Meeting this past weekend in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, the World Lacrosse [...]

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World Lacrosse Announces Officiating Team For 2020 World Lacrosse Men’s U19 World Championship

By | 2020-01-29T12:08:31+00:00 January 28th, 2020|Men, Officiating, U19 Men, World Lacrosse|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 29, 2020 COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO, USA — World Lacrosse announced today the Administrative Team, Officials and Officiating Coaches for the 2020 World Lacrosse Men’s U19 World Championship, July 9-18 at the University of Limerick in Limerick, Ireland. Tom Sutton, Chair of Men’s Officiating for World Lacrosse. The team of Administrators, Officials and Officiating [...]

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World Lacrosse Board of Directors To Meet This Weekend In Boston

By | 2020-01-24T17:30:10+00:00 January 24th, 2020|World Lacrosse|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 24, 2020  Boston, Massachusetts, USA — The Board of Directors of World Lacrosse will convene this weekend in Boston, Massachusetts, USA for the first of its two in-person meetings in 2020.  The regularly-scheduled meeting will be chaired by World Lacrosse President Sue Redfern. Among the key items on the Board [...]

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World Lacrosse To Introduce Coach Developer Academy During LaxCon 2020

By | 2020-01-09T13:00:02+00:00 January 9th, 2020|World Lacrosse|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 9, 2020  COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO, USA — In order to support the continued growth of lacrosse around the globe, World Lacrosse will conduct its first-ever Coach Developer Academy this week in conjunction with LaxCon 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Participants in the first-ever World Lacrosse Coach Developer Academy. An initiative [...]

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World Lacrosse Pays Tribute To Rodney Burns

By | 2020-01-08T17:55:43+00:00 January 8th, 2020|World Lacrosse|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 8, 2020  The game of lacrosse lost one of its shining lights and someone for whom I and so many others will always be grateful when Rodney Burns passed away in Manchester, England in late December. As many in the World Lacrosse family will know, Rodney was a former player of [...]

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World Lacrosse Nominates Team Australia’s Madison Copeland as the World Games Athlete of the Year 2019. Voting Begins Wednesday, January 8th.

By | 2020-01-07T19:59:41+00:00 January 7th, 2020|Women, World Events, World Lacrosse|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 7, 2020  Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA – An accomplished athlete who is making contributions to the growth of lacrosse in Australia and beyond, Madison Copeland is being nominated by World Lacrosse for the World Games Athlete of the Year 2019. This past year, Copeland was the 2019 Shelley Maher Trophy [...]

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