Canadian Lacrosse Association

    CANADIAN LACROSSE ASSOCIATION TAKES RESPONSIBLE COACHING MOVEMENT PLEDGE

    Date:12/10/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) has taken the pledge and is now a proud Champion of the Responsible Coaching Movement. By making this pledge, our sport organization is committing to implement supportive policies and processes that adhere to the Responsible Coaching Movement to ensure the safety and protection of our athletes and coaches, and provide our coaches with...


    CLA SEEKING GENERAL MANAGER FOR MEN'S FIELD NATIONAL TEAM PROGRAMS

    Date:12/04/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Lacrosse Association is now accepting applications for the volunteer position of National Team General Manager, Men’s Field. The application deadline is December 17, 2018.    The term for this position runs until the conclusion of the current FIL World Championship quadrennial - 2022 FIL Men’s World Championship....


    APPLICATIONS: COACHING AND SUPPORT STAFF FOR CANADIAN MEN’S INDOOR LACROSSE TEAM

    Date:12/03/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON - The Canadian Lacrosse Association is now accepting applications for all coaching, scouting and support staff positions with the Canadian men’s indoor lacrosse team that will compete at the 2019 FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championship in Langley, B.C.   The online application forms can be found below and the deadline to apply is January 3, 2019. Ple...


    Canadian Lacrosse Association Welcomes Victoria Klassen as Marketing & Communications Coordinator

    Date:11/30/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON - The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) is very pleased to announce that Victoria Klassen will be joining the organization as Marketing and Communications Coordinator in Ottawa at the CLA Office.    In her position, Victoria will lead the development and implementation of the CLA’s communications and marketing strategies. She w...


    Job Posting: High Performance Coordinator

    Date:11/27/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    The Canadian Lacrosse Association is seeking a candidate to fill the full-time position of High Performance Coordinator at the head office in Ottawa, ON. The anticipated start date for the chosen candidate is January 7, 2019 or earlier if possible.   ABOUT THE CANADIAN LACROSSE ASSOCIATION Founded in 1867, the Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) is the governing body responsible for all a...


    Dave Huntley Posthumously Honoured with Lester B. Pearson Award

    Date:11/21/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    (Photo by Matt J. Wiater, USBOXLA)   OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) is proud to announce that the late Dave Huntley, a man who dedicated his life to growing the sport of lacrosse and the Canadian national team program, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Lester B. Pearson Award, one of the highest honours bestowed by this country’s ...


    Canada Announces Coaching Staff for U19 Women's Field Lacrosse National Team

    Date:10/30/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) is pleased to announce the appointments of the coaching and support staff that will help lead and mentor Canada’s future stars at next summer’s 2019 FIL U-19 Women’s Field Lacrosse World Championship in Peterborough, Ontario.   A group of highly qualified coaches will join returning head coach Scott Teeter – who led Canada to a historic gold m...


    Kahnawake to Host 2019 President's Cup Senior B Box Lacrosse National Championship

    Date:10/23/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    KAHNAWAKE, QUEBEC - The Canadian Lacrosse Association and the Kahnawake Mohawks are pleased to announce that the 2019 President’s Cup, Canada’s Senior B box lacrosse national championship, will be held in Kahnawake from August 26 to September 1.   The tournament will be held at the Kahnawake Sports Complex for the third time in its history. The Mohawks, who play out of the ...


    First Ever CLF “Lacrosse Talks” Event to be Held at the Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame

    Date:10/17/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    ST. CATHARINES, ONTARIO - The Canadian Lacrosse Foundation (CLF) is proud to present the first ever Lacrosse Talks. The webcast interviews will be taped on October 27, 2018 at the Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame and made available for streaming to the lacrosse world begining November 1, 2018.    Lacrosse fans will be able to watch Lacrosse Talk by ...


    Twenty Countries Committed to 2019 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship

    Date:10/10/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    LANGLEY, BRITISH COLUMBIA - The biggest field ever in the history of the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Indoor Lacrosse Championship is set to take the stage in less than one year’s time.   A record 20 countries will look to go for gold next September with Langley Events Centre as the venue when the Championship will be contested for the first time on the West Coast....


    Job Posting: CLA Marketing and Communications Coordinator

    Date:10/02/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    The Canadian Lacrosse Association is seeking a candidate to fill the full-time position of Marketing and Communications Coordinator at the organization’s head office in Ottawa, Ontario.   The Marketing and Communications Coordinator works to help communicate and promote Canadian Lacrosse Association programs, events and activities to internal and external parties using traditional and...


    Nominations: Athlete Director on the CLA Board of Directors

    Date:10/01/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON - The Canadian Lacrosse Association is inviting current national team athletes to send in their nominations for the role of Athlete Director on the CLA Board of Directors. The position will be for a two‐year term, commencing November 2018.   The Athlete Director is a position on the CLA Board of Directors that is nominated by current and recent national team athletes. This indiv...


    Nominations: CLA Board of Directors

    Date:09/25/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON - The Canadian Lacrosse Association is currently seeking nominations for two (2) positions on the organization's Board of Directors, which will be voted on by the Members during the organization’s 2018 Annual Meeting (AM) on November 24 in Ottawa.   The primary role of the CLA Board of Directors is to govern by providing leadership and direction for ...


    Applications: Players for Canadian U19 Women's Field Lacrosse Team

    Date:09/20/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON - The Canadian Lacrosse Association is currently accepting applications for players with the Canadian U19 women's field lacrosse team that will compete at the 2019 FIL U19 Women's Lacrosse World Championship in Peterborough, Ontario. The online application forms can be found below and the deadline to apply is October 15, 2018. Only those selected to atte...


    2018 Men's Field Lacrosse Team Named Finalist for 41st Canadian Sport Awards

    Date:09/14/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON – Canada’s senior men’s field lacrosse team, which lost in heartbreaking fashion in the finals of the 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship in Netanya, Israel, has been named a finalist for the Summer Team of the Year at the 41st Canadian Sport Awards. The winners will be announced at a black-tie awards gala held at the Brookstreet Hotel in Ottawa on Thursda...


    Applications: Coaching and Support Staff for Canadian U19 Women's Field Lacrosse Team

    Date:09/13/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON - The Canadian Lacrosse Association is now accepting applications for all coaching, scouting and support staff positions with the Canadian junior women's field lacrosse team that will compete at the 2019 FIL U19 Women's Lacrosse World Championship in Peterborough, Ontario. The online application forms can be found below and the deadline to apply is October 1,...


    Peterborough Sweeps Maple Ridge to Win Back-to-Back Mann Cup Titles

    Date:09/12/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    PETERBOROUGH, ON – The host Peterborough Lakers earned an 11-8 victory last night to complete a four-game sweep of the visiting Maple Ridge Burrards and win the 2018 Mann Cup, their second consecutive Canadian Senior A box lacrosse national championship title.    The win gave the Peterborough franchise its 16th Mann Cup title, which includes ten under the Lakers moniker (2018, 20...


    The Grizzlies, Movie About Nunavut Lacrosse Team, Premiers at Toronto International Film Festival

    Date:09/10/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON – The Grizzlies - a feature film based on the inspiring true story of how a lacrosse program positively influenced school attendance and helped reduce the rate of teen suicide in the remote Arctic community of Kugluktuk, Nunavut - is set to premier at the Toronto International Film Festival this week.   It will mark the world premier for the film, which has been in pro...


    Peterborough Lakers Look to Defend Mann Cup Title at Home Against Maple Ridge Burrards

    Date:09/07/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON – The 2018 Mann Cup, Canada’s Senior A box lacrosse national championship, will feature a best-of-seven series between the host Peterborough Lakers and visiting Maple Ridge Burrards. The defending champion Lakers will host the event, from September 7-15 at the Peterborough Memorial Centre, for the first time since 2012.   The chance to win hoist the prestigious trophy...


    Double Gold for Ontario at 2018 Field Lacrosse Nationals

    Date:09/04/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    Photo by @LacrosseOshawa (Twitter)   OSHAWA, ON – Ontario won both the U15 and U18 division titles in their own backyard at the 2018 CLA Men's Field Lacrosse National Championship in Oshawa, Ontario this past weekend. They defeated British Columbia in both finals, 18-10 to capture the U15 Alumni Cup and 15-5 to win the First Nations Trophy.    A str...


    Ed Comeau Named GM of Canada's Box Lacrosse Team for 2019 World Championship

    Date:08/30/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    Photo by Larry Palumbo, Coyote Magic Action Shots   OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Lacrosse Association is excited to announce the appointment of Ed Comeau as the new General Manager of the Canadian men’s box lacrosse national team. He will oversee the operations of the indoor program for the remainder of the international quadrennial, culminating with the 2019 FIL World Indoor Lacro...


    Oshawa Slated to Host 2018 CLA Men's Field Lacrosse Nationals This Long Weekend

    Date:08/30/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON – The Oshawa Civic Complex is slated to host the 2018 CLA Men's Field Lacrosse National Championship this Labour Day long weekend. The tournament, which will feature 12 teams representing seven provinces, will run from from August 30 to September 2 in Oshawa, Ontario.   The event is being hosted by the Ontario Lacrosse Association, in conjunction with the Oshawa Bl...


    Gary Gait Chosen to Lead Canadian Women's National Team Program

    Date:08/29/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Lacrosse Association is proud to announce that Gary Gait has been named the General Manager of the Canadian women’s field lacrosse national team program. He will be responsible for overseeing both the senior and U19 teams and guiding them through to the 2019 FIL U19 Women’s World Championship and 2021 FIL Women’s Lacrosse World Cup, respectively. ...


    Coquitlam Adanacs Capture 2018 Minto Cup

    Date:08/28/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    Photo by @JuniorAdanacs (Twitter)   CALGARY, AB – The Coquitlam Adanacs earned a 3-1 series win over the Brampton Excelsiors to capture the 2018 Minto Cup this past weekend in Calgary, Alberta. They used a 10-8 overtime victory in Game 4 to eliminate Brampton and win their second Canadian Junior A national championship in three years.   Adanacs’ goaltender Christian Del B...


    Statement from 2018 Minto Cup Convenor and Referee in Chief

    Date:08/25/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    CALGARY, AB - The 2018 Minto Cup resumed on August 23rd after the referee crew refused to officiate the second game of the final series between Brampton and Coquitlam. This is excellent news for the players who have worked hard to get to this national championship and for lacrosse fans who want to see some of the best young players in the game. It is important to highlight that this incident has b...


    Elora Mohawks Defeat Seneca WarChiefs to Capture 2018 Founders' Cup

    Date:08/21/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    Photo by: Alf LeBar/519 Sports Online   AKWESASNE, ON – The Elora Mohawks captured the 2018 Founders’ Cup, Canada’s Junior B box lacrosse national championship, with a 9-5 win over the Seneca WarChiefs at the A’nowara’ko:wa Arena in Akwesasne, Ontario this past weekend.   It marked the franchise’s sixth Founders’ Cup title, having also b...


    Alberta Repeats as Midget Boys National Champions

    Date:08/21/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    Photo by: Cliff McCaig Photography   CALGARY, AB – Alberta claimed their second consecutive midget boys national title with a 7-2 win over Ontario at the 2018 CLA Midget Box Lacrosse National Championship in Calgary, Alberta this past weekend.   After opening the tournament with a 6-3 loss to Ontario, the defending champions won seven straight games to retain the midget crown -...


    Ontario Goes Undefeated to Claim Bantam Box Lacrosse Nationals

    Date:08/15/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    SASKATOON, SK – Ontario (7-0) capped off an undefeated tournament with a 7-5 win over British Columbia (5-2) in last night’s gold medal game to capture the 2018 CLA Bantam Box Lacrosse National Championship in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.   Ontario advanced to the championship final with a 9-3 semi-final win over First Nations, whereas B.C. withstood a third period comeback from Man...


    Calgary Ready to Host Prestigious Minto Cup Junior A Lacrosse Championship

    Date:08/15/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON – The four best Junior A box lacrosse teams in the country are set to kick-off the 2018 Minto Cup national championship tomorrow in Calgary, Alberta. It will mark the first time since 2011 that this prestigious event will be hosted in Alberta, with the action taking place at the Max Bell Arena from August 16-26.   This year’s event, which is being jointly organized by...


    Ontario Junior A Lacrosse League Seeking Commissioner

    Date:08/14/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    TORONTO, ONTARIO - The Ontario Junior “A” Lacrosse League (OJALL) is seeking applications for the role of League Commissioner beginning in the fall of 2018.   The OJALL operates under the governance of the Ontario Lacrosse Association and is comprised of 11 teams; the Barrie Lakeshores, the Brampton Excelsiors, the Burlington Chiefs, the Kitchener-Waterloo Braves, the Mimico Mou...