Lacrosse Training: The Mental and Physical Aspects

Written by Carly Shisler, Illinois Regional Director Lacrosse, just like any sport, can wreak havoc on your mind and body. Not many people think about what playing does to the mind or what putting together a good mindset can do for an athlete’s mental and physical state. Lacrosse training can have both mental and physical effects on a player. In … Read More

Should Athletes Play Multiple Sports or Not?

Written by Devin Cruz, IL Boys Premiere Director When it comes to athletics and the development of children and adolescents, there are 100 different ways to approach the idea of kids venturing into multiple sports. Some may advocate that too many sports can hinder a child’s ability to excel at the sport they perform best at or prefer. Others would … Read More

Tips for Communicating With Your College Recruiter

Written by Emily Considine, PA Valley Girls Regional Director Writing an email to a college coach can be daunting. How is it possible to set yourself apart from the hundreds of other recruits emailing the same coach expressing that they want to be considered for their program? This part of the recruiting process is one of the most important steps … Read More

How to Gain a Competitive Edge

Written by Kylor Berkman, Illinois Boys General Manager  Everyone always asks, “Coach, what can I do to get better, to start, to move up, etc.,” The answer to this is easy, but the process is tough. Simply put, the answer is: You need to gain a competitive edge over your opponents. Your competitive edge comes outside of practice. Everyone practices … Read More