Coaches Corner

Shamrock Family

I know what you must be thinking, “Not another Coaches Corner!” I agree, but this time, it’s something that is much bigger than lacrosse. At the top of our logo, it says “Family.” Although it represents immediate kinship, we have always considered the lacrosse community a big part of our extended family. Today, we need the help and prayers from that extended family. I am very saddened to write...

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The Shiny New Toy & National Teams

Every year there will be a shiny new toy. A lacrosse tournament you must attend, a team you need to make, a coach you need to have and a lacrosse travel program you need to play for. As a lacrosse father, I was guilty as charged. I felt the pressures, stress, and obligations when my oldest son was a youth player. For all-star lacrosse teams, it was the Adidas All American team, then Brine All...

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welcome to the corner

I would like the first coaches’ corner to be addressed to the coaches and parents. “You can win, win, win, but if you’re not equipping young men to be great husbands and fathers, you lose.”– DABO SWINNEY, CLEMSON FOOTBALL. When we started Shamrocks, it was for many reasons, but the end game was always the same.  We wanted our kids to stay busy, learn the game and be around people that would...

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