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  1. 2012 P.L.A.Y. LACROSSE PARENT MEETING

  2. Mission Statement Develop an organization that projects a positive image by developing players, showing respect and being committed to fair play while maximizing participation for all and ensuring that all players have fun.

  3. Lacrosse Board Boys Program Scott Bloedow Vice President of Lacrosse Wayne Wiederhoeft Director of Boys Lacrosse Dan Gratz President of PLAY Pete Joas 1/2 Grade Level Coordinator Hugh Gilpatric 3/4 Grade Level Coordinator Greg Valek 5/6 Grade Level Coordinator Jim Collins 7/8 Grade Level Coordinator

  4. Lacrosse Board Other Positions Jessica Barian Director of Girls Lacrosse Christine Kropp 3/4 Grade Level Coordinator Open 5/6 Grade Level Coordinator Open 7/8 Grade Level Coordinator Sue Wiederhoeft Registration Coordinator Melissa Will Scheduling Coordinator Greg Kimmes Equipment Coordinator Mike Montross Co-Tournament Coordinator Jeff Norberg Co-Tournament Coordinator Hugh Gilpatric Sportsmanship Director

  5. Program Growth - Players Spring 2008 - 22 players 2009 - 22 Players 2010 – 45 Players 2011 - 140 Players 2012 - 192 Players Summer 2008 - 145 players 2009 - 190 Players 2010 – 252 Players 2011 - 322 Players 2012 - 339 Players

  6. Program Growth - Teams Teams 2011 Season 3/4 Girls – 1 5/6 Girls – 2 7/8 Girls – 2 1/2 In house - 2 3/4 Boys – 3 5/6 Boys – 5 7/8 Boys – 3 Total – 18 Teams 2012 Season 3/4 Girls – 2 5/6 Girls –2 7/8 Girls – 2 1/2 In house – 2 3/4 Boys – 3 5/6 Boys – 4 7/8 Boys – 4 Total – 19

  7. Growing Success • Boys 7/8 A – State Champs! • Girls 5/6 go 7-1 and capture season ending tournament crown! • Boys 5/6 Red wins district title by going 8-1! • Boys 5/6 White goes to state tourney!

  8. New This Year – New Fields • Existing Fields • TOMS • HOMS • Sands • Laker Field • New Fields • McCann • Franciscan • Redtail Ridge • Creekwood

  9. New This Year – Boys Coaches • Last year added paid coaches at 7/8 level • This year adding paid coaches at 5/6 level • 2 paid coaches • 2 HS volunteers • This year adding HS volunteers at 3/4 level • 2 HS volunteers

  10. New This Year – A level for 5/6 • YLM voted to add the A level for the 5th/6th grade program. • Any program with 3 or more teams must field an A team.

  11. New This Year – More for your $ • Registration new includes: • One away tourney • Playoffs and state tourney • Additional coaching • No Dine & Discount Card • No check for uniform deposit

  12. New Next Year – Savage Dome • Dome scheduled to open Oct 1st

  13. Objectives by Level: • 1st/2nd Grade Levels: • Basic skills • Fundamental • Prepare them for the traveling level • 3rd /4th Grade Levels: • Skills • Fundamentals • Game Strategy Introduction • 5th / 6th Grade Levels: • Skills • Fundamentals • Game Strategy • 7th / 8th Grade Levels: • Skills • Fundamentals • Game Strategy Progression

  14. Expectations: • Respect • Coaches, Officials, Fans and Teammates • Effort • create habits, attend practices/games • Compete to Win • Best effort – Never Give up – Position to succeed

  15. Summer Teams: • Practices • First practices - May 21th • Monday-Thursday through out the Summer • Saturday until school is out • Games • Games – begin mid-June • YLM - www.youthlaxmn.org for schedule and field locations • Uniforms • Any players that have not paid the uniform maintenance fee will be • required to do so thru your team parent before uniform is handed out • Note: this is for boys participating in Spring only

  16. Summer Teams: • Numbers: • 3/4 – equally balanced teams • 5/6 – (1) A team. (3) B teams – equally balanced • 7/8 – (1) A team. (3) B teams – equally balanced • Evaluations • 3/4 grade: • Practices/scrimmages/age/years played to determine team balance • 5/6 and 7/8 grades: • Evaluation dates – 5/6, 5/12, and 5/19 • 7th/8th graders Noon - 1PM, 5th/6th graders 1PM – 2PM • Conducted by High School coaches • Players will be assigned 2 out of the 3 dates (mandatory) • Selection • Teams announced on 5/20 on the website • Contacted by coach that evening via e-mail

  17. Parents: • Games: • Sideline parent • Score keeper / Time keeper • Field setup • Team: • Team parent – assign volunteers, assist in communications, etc. • ALL FAMILIES ARE EXPECTED TO VOLUNTEER

  18. Attendance: • Attendance is expected at all games/practices • Player’s Responsibility: • Absences - contact the coach as soon as you know - illness, vacations, etc. • Do not leave a message • Parent’s Responsibility: • Watch the weather • Communicate with the Team Manager • Sign up for Rained Out text messaging

  19. Code of Conduct: • Arguing with officials is prohibited • Direct any game or rule questions to coaches. • Each team will be assigned a Sideline Parentfor each game. • Get to know the game • Learn about Boys rules visit the Documents page on our website or visit Youth Lacrosse of Minnesota (www.youthlaxmn.org)

  20. Communications: • Email: • THIS WILL BE A KEY FORM OF COMMUNICATION. • Update PLAY website with all email addresses • Field Condition Hotline - 952-447-9825 • Health Conditions : • Allergies, physical impairments or limitation. • Player has medications with them at all games/practices • Other concerns see your coach at your first practice. • Rained Out texting option : • Option to be informed of field open or closed status via text message

  21. Equipment: • Player’s Responsibility: • We will not have additional equipment or jerseys for players • Players without proper equipment will not participate • All equipment must be lacrosse equipment • PLAY will provide: • Uniform top • Goalie equipment • Defensive pole

  22. Equipment: • Mandatory equipment: • Gloves • Elbow/Arm Pads • Shoulder pads • Helmet (navy blue suggested) • Mouth guard (no white/clear) (also does NOT need to be attached) • Athletic support/cup • Cleats • Stick • Water • Optional equipment: • Rib pads

  23. Tournament: • Highlights: • Tourney Dates - June 30 – July 1 • 5th Annual Event • Largest/Longest Tournament in the state/region • 70+ Teams in attendance • 120+ Games • On site vendors • Sportsmanship awards at each age level • Girls games at Ponds Park • Boys games at HOM/TOMS • What we need from you: • 5 hours volunteer time per family • Volunteer sign-up table in lobby • Field / Shirt / Program Sponsorships Needed!

  24. What is PCA: • (POSITIVE COACHING ALLIANCE) • Trifecta Goal – Players, Coaches, Parents • Teach • E.L.M. – Effort, Learning, Mistakes • R.O.O.T.S. - Respect the Rules, Opponents, Officials, Teammates, Self • Fill Emotional Tanks – Buddy system so they are coaching and teaching each other. • STRIVE to WINon the scoreboard – but also WIN in “Honoring the Game” • Mid Year Assessment of coaches • Required training for coaches • Double Gold Parent handout • No one cares how much you know until.... they know how much you care 

  25. Questions? Door Prizes!