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Boulder Valley Lacrosse COACHING INFORMATION PAGE

Boulder Valley Lacrosse encourages you to consider coaching with us in the upcoming season.
Lacrosse experience is helpful, but not required-- a positive, enthusiastic approach to youth sports is mandatory !

If you can help organize and inspire young athletes, you are welcome to coach with us.   We have a tremendous supply of players and we are always looking to add new coaches to our program. 
 
We have an extensive support system and training approach in place for new coaches.   We understand that coaches have to place careers and families first, so we work to assign coaches in a “tag-team” fashion.  We’ll pair you with other BVL coaches, working cooperatively to insure that every practice and every game has coverage even if you can’t be there.
 
BENEFITS: 

Become part of the fun and fast-growing BVL Lacrosse Community !    We promote the Positive Coaching approach to create a relaxed yet competitive atmosphere centered around the fastest game on two feet. 

If you’re interested in playing as well as coaching, many BVL coaches also participate in our mens' drop-in group on Sundays at the Arapahoe YMCA and our mens teams in the Mile High Lacrosse League.  Each summer, we enter a Supermasters (40+) team into the Vail Shootout.  

Experience the pride of serving as a role model and leader for our youth as a coach.
 
Parent coaches will receive one complimentary registration per season for child after completing a full spring or fall season coaching with us.   Non-parent coaches may be eligible for a moderate paid stipend. 
 
BVL coaches will receive complimentary logo apparel, including polo shirts, hats, sweatshirts, and t-shirts.  All BVL head coaches will also receive complimentary US Lacrosse membership.
 
REQUIREMENTS:

Every BVL coach must complete our online Coaches Registration (scroll to bottom of registration page): https://leagueathletics.com/Registration/Default.asp?org=boulderlacrosse.org

The program will divert you to NCSI (National Center for Safety Initiatives) first to complete your online background check, then click on "Return to League Athletics site" to complete the Coaches Registration on our website.  Be sure to hit "Submit" to finalize the Coaches Registration with us once you have completed our form.  

Every BVL coach must take the online “Heads Up” Concussion Awareness Course available at www.cdc.gov/concussion.  This is required of all youth sports coaches by Colorado State Law.

Every BVL coach must agree to our Zero Tolerance for Abuse policy and our Pledge of Responsibility as part of our online registration.

PARAMETERS:   

2017 BVL SPRING LEAGUE:  We are eagerly seeking to add head and assistant coaches for our 2017 BVL Spring League. 

SAVE THE DATES for BVL Preseason Coaching Clinics (mandatory for all coaches) at Sport Stable indoor turf, 1 Superior Drive, Superior: 

Sunday February 26th, 2- 4pm (followed by optional LXTC Lacrosse Goalie Coaching Clinic from 4pm-6pm)

Sunday March 5th, 4pm- 6pm

2017 spring season practices will begin the week of March 6th.  Most BVL teams will practice twice per week; some older, more experienced teams may practice three times per week, field availability permitting. 

Practices generally run from 600pm to 730pm on weeknights, at locations in Boulder or Lafayette.   There are no practices during BVSD Spring Break, March 27-31.  Head coaches will have input into their preferred practice location and nights. 

Teams will play games on Saturdays and some Sundays in April and May.  Home games are held at East Boulder Community Park in Boulder.  Away games are held at locations around Colorado, including Arvada, Broomfield, Denver, Evergreen, and Fort Collins.

2017 Spring League game dates:

  •       Saturday April 8

  •       SUNDAY April 9

  •       Saturday April 15

  •       Saturday April 22

  •       Saturday April 29

  •       SUNDAY April 30

  •       Saturday May 6

  •       Saturday May 13

  •       END OF SEASON: Saturday May 20 and Sunday May 21 (CYLA Championships)

Non-parent coaches are eligible to receive a stipend for coaching. 

If you’re interested in coaching with us, please begin the coaches' registration process outlined above and send an email to BVL Director Andrew Davies at


We look forward to having you join our program this year !