Canadian Lacrosse Association

    Player Profile: Charlotte Smith – Dancing to the Championships

    Date:07/22/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      Charlotte Smith, current midfielder for the U19 Canadian team that will be playing this August at the Women’s Field World Championships, never turned back after she was enrolled onto her first lacrosse team. She was in the fourth grade when she watched one of her younger sister’s lacrosse games. At the time, most of her interest was directed towards ballet.   Charlotte c...


    Player Profile: Paige Pagano—Goalie Goes for Gold

    Date:07/19/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    (L-R Team Canada Goalies, Cassidy Eckert and Paige Pagano)   Paige Pagano, a 16-year-old lacrosse goalie, will have a birthday to remember on August 5. She will be representing Canada at 2019 Women’s Lacrosse U19 World Championship in Peterborough, Ontario. The Worlds are taking place August 1-10, meaning Paige’s birthday will be a mid-championship celebration.   Wit...


    Player Profile: Kylea Dobson – From Preschooler to Player at U19 Lacrosse Worlds

    Date:07/17/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      When Kylea Dobson was four years old, she walked onto the field of the 2007 Women’s Lacrosse U19 World Championship with Team Canada athlete Katie Ranger (nee Guy). Twelve years later and Kylea is representing Canada at the 2019 Women’s Lacrosse U19 World Championship, with Katie Ranger (nee Guy) as one of her coaches. As a four-year-old, Kylea got to play a mini game during th...


    Canadian Men's Indoor Lacrosse Team Announced

    Date:07/15/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      Ottawa, ON—The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) and the men’s indoor national team coaching staff are excited to reveal the final roster for the Canadian Men’s Indoor Lacrosse Team. This team will be defending their 2015 gold medal at the 2019 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship (WILC) in Langley, BC, from Sept. 19-28.   "Selecting the 23 man roste...


    2019 Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame Inductees

    Date:07/10/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      New Westminster, BC – The Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame is proud to announce its 2019 class of inductees, which includes players Duane “Dewey” Jacobs, Dan “Teeter” Teat, Kevin Brunsch and John Wilson, veteran Dave Wilfong, builders Chuck Miller, George “Potsy” Burrows and Paul Dal Monte, along with the 1984-85 Whitby Warriors Junior A La...


    Apply: Men’s U19 Field Lacrosse Team

    Date:07/03/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      The Canadian Lacrosse Association is currently accepting applications for players with the Canadian Men's U19 Field Lacrosse National team that will compete at the 2020 U19 Men's World Lacrosse Championship in Limerick, Ireland.  All candidates would be required to attend events during the dates listed below: World Championship July 9-18, 2020 (Limerick, Ire...


    Final Roster Announced for Team Canada Women’s U19 Field Lacrosse Team

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

      Ottawa, ON—The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) and the U19 women's national team coaching staff are thrilled to announce the final roster for the Canadian Women’s U19 Field Lacrosse Team. This team will be defending their 2015 gold medal at the 2019 Women’s Lacrosse U19 World Championship in Peterborough, ON, from Aug. 1-10. “We are excited to have su...


    Update: Team Canada U19 Women’s Field Lacrosse Evaluation Camp

    Date:06/27/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      While the final evaluation camp for the Canadian Women’s U19 Field Lacrosse Team might seem like a competitive and stressful environment—the week is focused on teamwork.   Head coach, Scott Teeter, told the athletes on the first night that this camp was more than a tryout, this week was about putting together a team to defend Canada’s gold medal at the World Champi...


    Legends of Lacrosse Videos Released

    Date:06/25/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      The last two Legends of Lacrosse interviews have been released – Robert Hanna and Dwight Maetche. 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 who have ...


    Final Evaluation Camp for Canada’s U19 Lacrosse Team

    Date:06/20/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      Canada’s best young lacrosse players are coming together for a final evaluation camp for the opportunity to represent Canada at the U19 Women’s Field Lacrosse World Championship. From June 22-30 in Syracuse, these top 25 athletes will take part in daily training exercises, games against local teams, and the Nike Cup. After this camp, the final roster will be selected.   ...


    Athlete Pool for Canadian Men’s Indoor Lacrosse Team

    Date:06/18/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      Ottawa, ON—The athlete pool of 28 players that the Canadian Men’s Indoor Lacrosse Team will be selected from has been announced. All of these athletes are professional players in the NLL, and some are Team Canada alumni. From this pool, a final roster of 23 will be chosen.   The Canadian Men’s Indoor Lacrosse Team will play at the World Indoor Lacrosse Championshi...


    Legends of Lacrosse Videos Released

    Date:06/18/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      The next two Legends of Lacrosse interviews have been released – William Frick and Russ Heard. 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 who have sha...


    Canada Summer Games 2021: Lacrosse U17

    Date:06/17/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) is excited to see lacrosse return to the Canada Summer Games in 2021. This collaborative multi-sport event will bring together Canada’s best youth box lacrosse players.   The age group for the 2021 Canada Games for lacrosse will be U17—athletes born after January 1, 2005.   Additionally, some provinces have been granted a sm...


    From Youngster to Leader at Team Canada Tryouts: Bianca Chevarie

    Date:06/12/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    (Photo by Craig Chase) When Bianca Chevarie tried out for the Canadian Women’s Senior Field Lacrosse Team at 15 years old, she did not expect to become the youngest player to make the team. With Team Canada, she brought home a silver medal from the 2017 Women’s Lacrosse World Cup in England.     Now 18-year-old Chevarie is among the top 25 players trying out for the C...


    Two New Lacrosse Talks Videos

    Date:06/11/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      Today, two new videos in the Lacrosse Talks series were released: Jack Fulton, and Bruce MacDonald and David Stewart-Candy. Lacrosse Talks is a webcast video series featuring prominent members of the lacrosse community.   “We are pleased to offer in-depth interviews with legendary builder Jack Fulton and Hall of Fame historians Bruce MacDonald and David Stewart-Candy,” ...


    Team Canada: Men’s Field U19 Head Coach and Team Coordinator Announced

    Date:06/05/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) is pleased to announce Matt Brown as head coach and Dan Carey as the team coordinator of the Canadian Men’s U19 Field Lacrosse Team. This team will represent Canada at the Men’s U19 Lacrosse World Championship in Ireland in July 2020.   Matt Brown has been working with Team Canada since 2012, now taking on the role of head coach. H...


    Legends of Lacrosse Videos Released

    Date:06/04/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    The next two Legends of Lacrosse interviews have been released – Jim Brady and Dave Durante. 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 g...


    Legends of Lacrosse Videos Released

    Date:05/21/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      The next two Legends of Lacrosse interviews are released today – Tom Parker and Gord Gimple. 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 shap...


    Behind the Scenes of Team Canada Tryouts with Kennedy Lynch

    Date:05/15/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      Kennedy Lynch has attended Team Canada tryouts three times since she was 13 years old. Now 19, Lynch said all those experiences have helped her grow as she tries out for the Canadian Women’s U19 Field Lacrosse Team.   The first U19 evaluation camp with 70 athletes took place in December 2018. The top 35 athletes were invited to a second evaluation camp mid-January in Syracuse....


    Signature Premium Lacrosse Balls selected as Official Ball of the Canadian Lacrosse Association’s National Championships

    Date:05/08/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      Ottawa, ON—The Canadian Lacrosse Association has announced a partnership with Signature Lacrosse, who will be the official supplier of lacrosse balls at the national championships.   Signature Premium Lacrosse balls will be exclusively used in the Canadian National Championships, as part of a multi-year deal. For signature, this continues a tradition of getting quality equipme...


    Legends of Lacrosse Videos Released

    Date:05/07/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      Ottawa, ON – The next two Legends of Lacrosse interviews were released today—Morely Kells and Casey Cook. 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 t...


    International Federation for Lacrosse Unveils Its New Name, Logo and Brand Platform At SportAccord 2019

    Date:05/06/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA — Less than six months after securing Provisional Recognition from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the international federation for men’s and women’s lacrosse is taking yet another significant step forward in its development with the introduction of a new name, logo and brand platform. Effective today, the international federation ...


    Apply: National Team Youth Development General Manager

    Date:05/01/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      The Canadian Lacrosse Association is now accepting applications for those interested in the volunteer position of National Team Youth Development General Manager.  The term for this position runs until the conclusion of the 2022 World Championships.   The National Team Youth Development General Manager is a liaison with Member Associations and reports to the CLA Director of Hig...


    David Soul, New Executive Director of the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame

    Date:04/30/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      NEW WESTMINSTER, BC - The Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the appointment of David Soul as Executive Director.  David has held a variety of volunteer positions within the lacrosse community over the past three decades including 10 years with the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame as Director and many years before that with positions in youth box and field lacrosse,...


    Legends of Lacrosse Videos Released on April 23

    Date:04/12/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      Ottawa, ON – The next two Legends of Lacrosse interviews will be released April 23—Wayne Goss and Ed Goss, and Al Lewthwaite. 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 p...


    Lacrosse Included in 2021 Canada Summer Games

    Date:04/11/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    Ottawa, ON— Today, Sport Canada announced that lacrosse will be included in the 2021 Canada Summer Games. The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) is excited to be part of this national event and bring together the best youth box lacrosse players in Canada.   Lacrosse last participated in the Canada Summer Games in 1985 and the CLA is thrilled to see Canada’s national summer spor...


    OPRO sign long-term partnership with Canadian Lacrosse Association

    Date:04/10/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OPRO, the world’s largest manufacturer of the most technically advanced mouthguard, today announced their official partnership with the Canadian Lacrosse Association, the national governing body for Lacrosse in Canada.   Canadian Lacrosse is a game that has strong deep-rooted associations with Canada and given its stance as the national summer sport of Canada, it’s an exciting p...


    Legends of Lacrosse Videos Released

    Date:04/09/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      Ottawa, ON – The next two Legends of Lacrosse interviews were released today—Paul Parnell, and Ruby Lang and Barb Cormier. 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 per...


    Giveaway: The Grizzlies Advanced Screening Tickets

    Date:04/01/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      The Canadian Lacrosse Association, in partnership with Mongrel Media, is giving away 155 double passes to advanced screenings of the Grizzlies across Canada. Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Victoria and Winnipeg will be screening this movie at 7 p.m. on Wednesday April 17, 2019 (exact locations below).   The Grizzlies is based on the inspiring true story of a gr...


    Equipment Manager Chosen For Canadian Men’s Box Lacrosse Team

    Date:03/28/2019   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

      Ottawa, ON –  The Canadian Lacrosse Association has announced that Ted Cordingley will serve as the equipment manager for the Canadian national men’s box lacrosse team. This team will represent Canada at the FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championship in Langley, B.C. from Sept. 19-28, 2019.   As the equipment manager in 2015 for Team Canada’s men box lacrosse team...