Teams must RSVP here for their end of season event. Teams have already paid officials fees, as an assessment to their team registration fee paid to the NCJLA in the fall, so there are no additional fees to participate in these events.
Three NCJLA Coaches Win National PCA Double Goal Coach Awards
2018 PCA Double Goal Coach Award Recipients
Karen Healy-Silcott (Firehawks Girls Program Director), Bill Crowley (Woodcreek Lacrosse Club founder and coach) and Doug Appleton (Firehawks Lacrosse Club founder and President) have been awarded the 2018 Positive Coaching Alliance Double Goal Coach Award. Out of the 2 million youth coaches for various sports nationally, 800 were nominated for this award. Out of the fifity coaches selected, four of them were lacrosse coaches and 3 of them were from the NCJLA.
The NCJLA is proud to support the mission of the Positive Coaching Alliance and the concept of a Double-Goal Coach. Double-Goal coaches are coaches who strive to win while also pursuing the more important goal of teaching life lessons through sports. To read more about how Bill, Doug and Karen have made an impact in their communities please visit their PCA press release below.
Thank you Coach Crowley, Coach Appleton and Coach Silcott for investing in the youth of the NCJLA!
The NCJLA is requiring all clubs to recruit adult or junior officials to work the girls and boys lacrosse games in their region. If your club has recruited an adult official please provide their information on the Umpire Recruitment Log. Click here to fill out the form. The NCJLA is committed to supporting the growth of lacrosse officials and is offering financial support to NEW Adult umpires that work girls games for the 2018 season.
If you have adults in your region who are interested in becoming an umpire (girls game) or referee (boys game) and want more information about the training process and requirements please have them visit the NorCal Chapter of US Lacrosse website under the Officials Tab. Click here for the direct link.
To register to be a girls game umpire click HERE. (First training session Jan 27, 2018)
To register to be a boys game referee click HERE. (Note some regions have already begin the training sessions)
The Nor Cal Chapter of US Lacrosse Umpire Committee will be offering a FREE 2018 Rule Interpetation Sessions to Coaches! Coaches of all levels are welcome to attend (CIF-8U) but must be US Lacrosse members. To register please visit the NorCal Chapter of US Lacrosse website and click on the register online tab or click HERE.
Please welcome Chris Gehrke as the new NCJLA Boys Director.
Chris joins us from the El Dorado Hills Youth Lacrosse Club where he serves as a board member and coach. He is quite active in the youth sports community, having coached over 250 kids in 3 different sports. In addition to his role for El Dorado, he serves as an assistant coach for the Women’s Lacrosse program at Oak Ridge High School. This past year the program clinched the Championship for the Sacramento Valley Lacrosse Conference.
Chris and his family moved to California in 2012 from Colorado. He has a BS in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of Colorado, Boulder. His back ground in television production management and event production will truly be an asset to the Boys Division of the NCJLA.