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Training Requirements for U7, U9, U11,U13 and U15 coaches 


LYL GIRLS COACHES REQUIREMENTS – For all required training courses/certificates, we would appreciate it if you could capture your confirmation information and send it in an email to girlsdirector@lexingtonlax.org and registrar@lexingtonlax.org.  Thank you!! 



  • Current US Lax MEMBERSHIP (Annual, Expiration July 1, 2019 or later):  https://www.uslacrosse.org/  Please sign up or renew membership as a coach so that the system will kickoff the required background check.  Please send your US Lacrosse membership #, with expiration date to girlsdirector@lexingtonlax.organd registrar@lexingtonlax.org.

  • LEVEL 1 COACHES CERTIFICATION (One-time):  https://www.uslacrosse.org/coaches/coach-development-program/instructional-clinics/level-1-clinic-information  In-person clinic AND online course.  The in-person clinic is a 3hr clinic.  Registration fills up so enroll soon. The next closest clinic is March 30th in Needham.  The online Level 1 course can be taken over a couple hours online.  Certification is good for 2 years so if you took this last year, it is good for this year.  When completed, please send confirmation to girlsdirector@lexingtonlax.org and registrar@lexingtonlax.org. 

  • NCSI Background Check (a US Lacrosse requirement): National Center for Safety Initiatives (NCSI) is the industry leader in comprehensive background checks, working with the United States Olympic Committee and more than 50 national governing bodies. 

  •  SAFESPORT (a US Lacrosse requirement annual): This is a 90 minute on-line training designed to:Prevent abuse in sport begins with awareness and how to recognize the red flags of emotional, physical and sexual misconduct, and then what to do if abuse does occur. Our online SafeSport™ Trained 90-minute core course covers the following topics in-depth and provide a pre-and post-testing component:

  • Mandatory Reporting

  • Sexual Misconduct Awareness Education

  • Emotional and Physical Misconduct

2) CDC CONCUSSION TRAINING (Annual):  https://headsup.cdc.gov  Annual concussion online training.  When complete, please ‘print and PDF’ your certificate and send it to girlsdirector@lexingtonlax.org and registrar@lexingtonlax.org 


3) MBGLL RULES CLINIC OR RULES Q&A (Annual): https://www.mbgll.org  You can either take the full Rules Clinic or shorter Rules Q&A.  The next closest Rules clinic is TBD.