Jan. 30, 2015
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The University of Notre Dame men’s lacrosse coaching staff this weekend will conduct its fifth annual National Coaches Clinic. The clinic will take place on the University’s campus and will cover all facets of the game.
This is the fourth straight year the clinic has reached its capacity and a record 300 coaches have registered for this weekend’s event.
The Notre Dame staff has customized this clinic to make sure it is accessible and valuable to youth, high school and travel/club coaches. Subscribers of the team’s YouTube channel, NDLaxTV, know that nearly every drill can be done by players at all levels.
The clinic is a great opportunity to learn from a staff that has the Fighting Irish among the top teams in the country on an annual basis. Notre Dame is one of just two schools that have qualified for the NCAA Tournament each of the last nine seasons. The Fighting Irish have advanced to Championship Weekend three times in the last five years (2010, 2012, 2014). Notre Dame also won the 2014 ACC Tournament in its first season in the stout league.
The clinic also will include access to Saturday’s Notre Dame-Air Force scrimmage, which is slated for noon (ET) inside the Loftus Sports Center.
University of Notre Dame Men’s Lacrosse 2015 National Coaches Clinic
Date: January 31-February 1, 2015
Location: University of Notre Dame
– Sideline access to a Notre Dame practice inside the Loftus Sports Center
– Sideline access to Notre Dame’s scrimmage against Air Force, a 2014 NCAA tournament participant
– Film session/breakdown of practice and the Air Force scrimmage; session will take place on three theatre screens inside the Jordan Hall of Science
– Five-plus new drills and schematics along with practice plan samples in the attendee binder
– Two classroom sessions covering key components of practice, skill development and practice planning
– Several Q&A sessions with the Notre Dame staff
– Coaches social on Saturday night
– Discounted hotel rate
– Complimentary lacrosse head from Maverik
Notre Dame enters the 2015 campaign ranked No. 2 in the Inside Lacrosse, Lacrosse Magazine and USILA preseason polls. The Fighting Irish open the regular season Feb. 14 with a home tilt against Georgetown.
To purchase season tickets for the 2015 Notre Dame men’s lacrosse season, visit UND.com/Tickets (click here), call 574-631-7356 or stop by the Murnane Family Ticket Office, located in Purcell Pavilion, during normal business hours (8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. ET).
The University of Notre Dame men’s lacrosse team pursues excellence on and off the field through the three pillars in which the program is built: Character, Culture & Community. These three foundational values guide the promise of the program, which is to provide its student-athletes with the most compelling and enriching experience in all of college athletics. Through academics, competition, service and travel, the program aims to immerse its players in situations that enhance their student-athlete experience to help them become the people, students and teammates they aspire to be.
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