Welcome to "A Lacrosse Weekend" my weekly compilation of thoughts, ideas, stories, myths, truths, about the great game of lacrosse. I hope you find it enjoyable.
This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Danielle Spencer, Head Coach Dartmouth Women's Lacrosse. Danielle played and coached at Northwestern, won three National Championships as a player, was an All-American as well as US Team member. We talk about her playing and coaching journey, her mentors like Northwestern Head Coach Kelly Amonte-Hiller, USC Head Coach Lindsey Munday and Colorado Head Coach Ann Elliott, her philosophy on player development, building the culture at Dartmouth and what it's like to be a first year head coach.
College Lacrosse Recruiting
One of the topics Danielle Spencer and I covered was recruiting. She has gotten away from only looking for the biggest, fastest athletes and is looking to fill specific needs...
We have a special treat this week! A guest blog from my friend, mentor, and former coach Dom Starsia.
As I have mentioned in the past few weeks, I am in the middle of an epic lacrosse tour. So far we have visited Northwestern, Michigan, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Cleveland State and today we’re off to Penn State for their Army scrimmage. We have shot a ton of video documenting this amazing trip, but for now if you want to read about our Odyssey, Drew Wardlow of FCA Lacrosse who has been traveling with us, is writing a daily blog of all the stories and occurrences for Inside Lacrosse. Check it out! JM3 Roadtrip: Day 4 at Ohio State
“Where’s My Ring?” by Dom Starsia
Having been fortunate to be part of some Championship teams, there is always a little bit of a question afterwards about who will receive a championship ring. I am sure that most coaches who find themselves faced with that fortuitous dilemma...