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Coaches & Managers

One of the essential functions of coaches and team managers is to manage team communications with players and their families.  If you are a coach or team manager, SportsEngine has created a Team Management Guide for Coaches and Team Managers to help you use our website and mobile app to efficiently and effectively communicate and manage your teams. 

Becoming A Coach

Do you want to Coach Lacrosse?

What is required to be a qualified and certified coach for boys and girls youth coaches?

(Waukesha Lacrosse Club reimburses its coaching staff for their US Lacrosse Coach Membership, background check, and required online and in-person instructional clinics. Please contact one of the directors listed below for more information.) 

Steps to becoming a US Lacrosse Level 1 Coach:

1) Obtain a US Lacrosse Coach Membership 

Required FIRST year and renewed every year.

     When obtaining your US Lacrosse COACH Membership, register under the group:

           Wisconsin Chapter of US Lacrosse.

2) Obtain a NCSI background check through US Lacrosse

Required FIRST year and renewed every OTHER year.

3) Level 1 Online Course (Men's or Women's)

Required FIRST year

4) *Level 1 Instructional Clinic (Men's or Women's)  

*MAYLA does allow a first year coach to be a QUALIFIED Coach which is good for 12 months and requires all steps listed with the exception of the Level 1 Instructional In  Person Clinic.

5) **PCA "Double Goal Coach 1:  Coaching for Winning and Life Lessons"

 **Required FIRST Year (Online or In Person) 

     If Item 4) Level 1 Instructional Clinic IS attended - this requirement may be included in the in person Instructional Clinic.        If Item 4) Level 1 Instructional Clinic is NOT attended as a first year coach - this requirement must be satisfied through an ONLINE course.

6) BOY'S ONLY:  Online Course:  "How to Make Proper Contact" 

     (Required FIRST year)

US Lacrosse Instructions website links:

       How to obtain Level I Certification CEP Level I       



Any questions please contact:
Andrew Morrison, Youth Boys Coaching Director or Allisun Caproon, Youth Boys Director

Kelley Langkamp, Youth Girls Coaching Director

See WLC Board Members page to contact one of the directors.

Coaching Resources

Two on Two Ground Ball Challenge to End Practice

By Mike Muetzel, LaxPower 06/05/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Keeping it different every day keeps players' interest level up. Or you might choose the location to begin the drill based on the players participating.

Defensive Stance Philosophy

By TopYa! 02/01/2018, 6:15pm CST

It's vital that before you even make a play on the ball carrier, you are prepared to do so. Here, Paul shows how to set your defensive stance and take a backpedal, sidestep left and sidestep right.

Setting Your Feet to Shoot

By TopYa! 01/17/2018, 12:00pm CST

Having a steady base is a critical component to shooting with power and accuracy. This video demonstrates how to get there with a simple shooting drill that focuses on setting that steady base.


Keep connected to your team. Quickly check schedules and team updates, plus message other members on your team and receive heads-up from athletes about practice. Enjoy unlimited access to scores & stats, photo/video sharing, and more.


Accessing TeamCenter

Easily add and edit athlete info, manage schedules, and message team members

Messaging Your Team in TeamCenter

Send a message to an individual member, selected members, or the entire team directly from TeamCenter or from the SportsEngine mobile app

Basic Team Management

Perform basic tasks using the Team Page Team Management functionality

Add Contacts to Receive Team Messages

Add additional email addresses to a non-member's profile in order to be able to include all athletes in team communications

Managing RSVPs

Manage RSVPs for each athlete within your team’s TeamCenter or within the SportsEngine mobile app

Sending RSVPs for Existing Games or Events

Do you import your game schedules from a third party scheduler or create them manually on your team page? This article explains how to add RSVPs to those games and events after they are imported.

More Helpful Coach Links

Review help articles about how coaches interact with TeamCenter and the SportsEngine mobile app

Bookmark your Website to the Home Screen of your Mobile Device

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