Canadian Lacrosse Association

    Launch of the Canadian Sport Helpline

    Date:03/18/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      The Canadian Lacrosse Association supports the launch of the Canadian Sport Helpline by the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC). This national toll-free helpline has been available since March 11, 2019. Please read the SDRCC press release below for more information about the helpline.     Launch of the Canadian Sport Helpline Montréal (Québec...


    Legends of Lacrosse Videos Released

    Date:03/12/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      Ottawa, ON – The next two Legends of Lacrosse interviews were released today. The Canadian Lacrosse Foundation’s Video Lacrosse Library and Lacrosse Talks project features video and podcast interviews of some of Canada’s most dynamic lacrosse builders, coaches and players. The purpose of the project is to capture the personal stories of those that have shaped the game ove...


    Applications: Coaching and Support Staff for Canadian Men’s U19 Field Lacrosse Team

    Date:02/28/2019   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 U19 Field Lacrosse Team that will compete at the 2020 FIL Men’s U19 Lacrosse World Championship in Limerick, Ireland.     The online application forms can be found below and the deadline to apply is Mar...


    Head Coach and Team Coordinator Announced for Canadian Men’s Box Lacrosse Team

    Date:02/27/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      Ottawa, ON — The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) is pleased to announce Glenn Clark as head coach and Sean Ferris as team coordinator of the 2019 Canadian Men’s Box Lacrosse Team. The team will compete at the FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championship (WILC) in Langley, B.C. in September.   “Glenn Clark is a former player (2003) and coach (2011 and 2015) with Canad...


    Technical Bulletin 19-01 Lacrosse Balls

    Date:02/26/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    The CLA has a policy to approve lacrosse balls that manufacturers/suppliers must follow for their lacrosse balls to be approved.   This policy is in place to ensure the safety of all participants.   All sanctioned events, games and practices must use approved lacrosse balls. If the organization is using illegal lacrosse balls that are not approved, this could cause injury to a playe...


    First Legends of Lacrosse Videos Released

    Date:02/26/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      Ottawa, ON – The first two Legend interviews created for the Video Lacrosse Library and Lacrosse Talks are available for viewing and listening today. The Canadian Lacrosse Foundation’s Video Lacrosse Library and Lacrosse Talks project features video and podcast interviews of some of Canada’s most dynamic lacrosse builders, coaches and players. The purpose of the project ...


    FIL Director Sport Development Job Posting

    Date:02/25/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) is seeking to hire a qualified individual for the position of Director Sport Development. The desired start date April 5, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.   To view the job posting, please click here.   If you have any questions, please contact Jim Scherr (jscherr@filacrosse.com) or Kim ...


    VIDEO LACROSSE LIBRARY AND LACROSSE TALKS

    Date:02/22/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Lacrosse Foundation is pleased to announce that the Video Lacrosse Library and Lacrosse Talks project will soon be launched to the general public. The project will feature video and podcast interviews of some of Canada’s most dynamic lacrosse builders, coaches and players. The purpose of the project is to capture the personal stories of those that hav...


    Notice Regarding World Junior Championships in Hamilton, ON

    Date:02/21/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    The World Junior Championships in Hamilton is not a Federation International Lacrosse (FIL) or Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) Sanctioned event. See link to FIL advisory posted on Feb. 8, 2019: https://filacrosse.com/federation-of-international-lacrosse-membership-advisory/. All Member Associations (MA’s) under the CLA should not be sanctioning nor supporting the event in anyway. Th...


    CLA Welcomes Samantha Cock- Le Doré as High Performance Coordinator

    Date:02/21/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      Ottawa, ON – The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) is pleased to announce Samantha Cock- Le Doré will be joining the team as the High Performance Coordinator.   As the High Performance Coordinator, Samantha will collaborate with national team staff to develop and implement technical items that will help move our high performance programs forward. She will also wo...


    Top 25 Players Announced for Canadian Women’s U19 Field Lacrosse Team

    Date:02/08/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      Since December 2018, players from across the country have been competing for a spot on Team Canada to play at the FIL Women’s Lacrosse U19 World Championship. This field lacrosse world championship is taking place in Peterborough, Ontario from Aug. 1-10, 2019.   The first evaluation camp for the team took place in December with 70 athletes in attendance. After some difficult c...


    Coaches: Competition Development Box Program in Toronto and Calgary

    Date:02/08/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      Part 1 of the Competition Development Box program is being offered the weekend of March 8 - 10, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario. The cost of the clinic is $225 per person which includes lunch and snacks each day.  Registration can be completed at: https://nccp.lacrosse.ca/admin/clinics.php or contact James in the CLA office at: james@lacrosse.ca. For those who wish to register on paper, see ...


    Canadian Lacrosse Association Announces Partnership with RockTape

    Date:02/07/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) is thrilled to announce RockTape as the official provider of kinesiology tape for the Canadian women’s U19 field lacrosse team. RockTape is a known leader in kinesiology tape.   “This partnership with RockTape is one that the CLA is confident will benefit the Team Canada athletes,” said Jane Clapham, executive...


    CLA Welcomes New Board Members

    Date:01/21/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    Three lacrosse administrators were elected or appointed to the Board of Directors within the Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) during the organization's annual meeting in Ottawa during the last week of November.   Tami Rayner was appointed as Athlete Director, Bryan Baxter was appointed as the Domestic Development Director and Jason Donville was re-appointed as the High Performance Di...


    Canada Announces Officials for 2019 FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championship

    Date:01/17/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    Nine referees have been selected to represent Canada at the 2019 FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championship. This competition will take place in Langley, B.C. from Sept. 19-28, 2019.   Canada has captured gold in the last four World Indoor Lacrosse Championship, most recently in 2015.   CLA Chair of Officiating, Andrew Corbould, thanked the other members of the selection committee for th...


    Canada Announces General Manager for Men’s Field National Team Program

    Date:01/16/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) is excited to announce the appointment of Steve Govett as the National Team General Manager for Men’s Field Lacrosse. Govett will oversee the operations of the Men’s Field national team program until the conclusion of the current FIL World Championship quadrennial – the 2022 FIL Men’...


    Second Evaluation Camp for the Canadian U19 Women’s Field Lacrosse Team

    Date:01/10/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      Despite the cold January weather, this weekend 35 Canadian athletes will be thinking about August and the 2019 FIL U19 Women’s Field Lacrosse World Championship. The second evaluation camp for athletes to represent Canada at the World Championship is taking place Jan. 11-13 in Syracuse, New York.   The FIL U19 Women’s Field Lacrosse World Championship will be held in Pe...


    Applications: Players for Canadian Men's Indoor Lacrosse Team

    Date:01/08/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) is currently accepting applications for players with the Canadian Men's Indoor Lacrosse National team that will compete at the 2019 FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championship in Langley, B.C.  Player Application: https://lacrossecanada.formstack.com/forms/mensindoor_player   AVAILABILITY All candidates would be req...


    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...