Running a lacrosse club isn’t easy. One of the most difficult parts about the job is treating each team in your club as if they are your one and only. If you get new jerseys for one team, you have to get new jersey’s for every team. If you provide great coaching for one team, you have to provide great coaching for every team. If you practice plan for one team, you should be planning practice for every team in your program. If you do it on the boys side of the program, you should offer it on the girls side.
While running a success lacrosse club can have it’s challenges, it can be done. It’s important to understand that one person can’t make a successful club.
It takes a positive culture.
It takes great coaches, volunteers, and staff.
It take generous families who are open and willing to help the club and do what’s in the best interest of their kids.
It takes tremendous effort, grit, and time.
If you are one of those people who are running club, think about how you treat your favorite team. Maybe it’s that team your son or daughter is on, maybe it’s your best team, or maybe it’s your most coachable team. Now, go treat every team in your program just like them. That sounds like a successful club lacrosse program to me.