Preseason Girls Coaches and Officials Meetings - March 3
March 3 is when the girls lacrosse officials training and coaches meeting will take place, at Country View Elementary School in Verona, 710 Lone Pine Way.
Officials Training Day 9 AM - 4:30 PM
Rules Interpretation Meeting 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Coaches Meeting 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Training will be conducted by Doug Silber, the Chair-Elect of the Baltimore, Maryland officials board, which officiated the top high school and club teams in the nation. He was selected by the Maryland State Public Schools Athletic Association to be part of the officiating crew for the 2017 Maryland State High school championship game. He officiates at the highest Collegiate and High School levels.
For more information about girls lacrosse officiating, contact BLA President Josh Klein at [email protected]
Boys Officials Training
For anyone interested in becoming a boys youth lacrosse official, our annual classroom trainings are on Sunday, February 25th (at Rocky Rococo Pizza-West, 7952 Tree Lane, Madison, WI) from 12:00-4:00 and Sunday, March 4th ( Evco Plastics, 100 W. North St. Deforest, WI 53532) from 1:00-5:00. You must attend both 4 hour classroom sessions as well as an "on-field" training session (Time and location yet to be determined) to become a certified boys youth lacrosse official. Food will be provided to officials at the classroom sessions. Anyone is welcome to come and audit the training sessions. All officials will be required to pay a training fee before the end of the last classroom training session (that fee will not be determined until next month, however, it is expected to be around $45).
The requirements for officiating boys youth lacrosse games are as follows:
1) Attend both classroom sessions
2) Attend an on-field training session
3) Be at least a sophomore in high school
4) Be an active US Lacrosse member
5) Pass the on-line US Lacrosse official's certification exams
Anyone that is interested in becoming a youth official for 2018, please email Jeremy Sullivan ([email protected]) your name, phone number, age, and years officiating by February 15th.