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2017 Florida Lacrosse Coaches Convention

October 13, 2017
The 2017 Florida Lacrosse Coaches Convention was held December 1-3 at the Hyatt Place Boca Raton/Downtown. Take a look below to see the highlights from the second annual convention:



The convention featured nationally recognized coaches and speakers covering a wide-range of topics relevant to both boys and girls lacrosse. Registration for the event included access to a happy hour networking event on Friday and breakfast and lunch on Saturday.

Topics included: 

Player and Coach Relationship, Team Chemistry and Culture by MLL Veteran Chazz Woodson: 

Player Evaluation and Athlete Development by Palm Beach Atlantic University women's lacrosse coach Jayson Schmidt:

Turning Frustration into Determination, Motivating Your Players to be the Best by the Senior Manager of Coach Development  for US Lacrosse Kevin Greene:



Teaching and Modeling Behavior by noted MMA coach Dr. Paul "Paulie Gloves" Gavoni:



Injury Prevention and Performance Enhancement by IMPACT Sports Performance athletic trainers Raphael Patino and Jarrod Kuse:



How to Improve Practice and Off-Season Plans by Keiser University men's lacrosse coach Patrick Johnston:



Introduction to Goalkeeping by MLL Veteran Adam Fullerton:


Chalk Talk: How to Evaluate your Opponent, Read and React to your Opposing Team Plays by Florida Launch and Pace University head coach Tom Mariano:


Chalk Talk: How to Evaluate your Opponent, Read and React to your Opposing Team Plays by Florida Southern College women's lacrosse coach Kara Reber:



Developing/Dominating Defenders by 2017 MLL Defensive Player of the Year and Bryn Athyn men's lacrosse coach Tucker Durkin:



Off Ball Offensive Play, Transition Offense, Man Up/Man Down by Florida Launch Co-Captain Steven Brooks:



Off Ball Offensive Play, Transition Offense, Man Up/Man Down by Florida Tech women's lacrosse coach Corinne Desrosiers:




 
A special thank you to our sponsors in the convention's Vendor Village:


A look back at the 2016 Florida Lacrosse Coaches Convention.