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We work hard to provide a challenging program while maintaining a lacrosse / life balance. We want our players to be well rounded and encourage multi-sport athletes as well as other academic and artistic talents.

Our goal is to grow the love of this game. We believe by making a supportive and family-like environment our travel teams, leagues and clinics walk away with more than just improved lacrosse skills.

Expectations and Responsibilities of Athena Lacrosse Coaches

  1. The coaches will maintain a role of coach as professional and will keep the role of coach in proper perspective by:

    1. Developing and communication clear and specific goals for the team and individual players throughout tryouts and the season.

    2. Maintaining open and honest communication with athletes, parents and other coaches.

    3. Developing and demonstrating a good knowledge base of the best practice specific to their coaching arena.

    4. Supporting and collaborating with coaches in other athletic programs.

    5. Modeling and teaching skills necessary to succeed.

  2. The coaches will be positive role models in behavior, ethics and sportsmanship by:

    1. Connecting athletic experiences with life experiences.

    2. Providing an atmosphere of teamwork and collaborations among coaches and players.

    3. Becoming part of the “Athena family” by interacting with administrators, coaches, parents and athletes.

    4. Modeling good sportsmanship at all times.

    5. Creating and maintaining a safe and healthy environment for athletes.

    6. Encouraging athletes in their successes in other endeavors outside lacrosse.

    7. Sharing your love for the sport and remember to have fun!

  3. Administrative responsibilities of Athena Coaches

    1. Coaches will arrive on time to all practices and team events

      1. 15 minutes prior to practice

      2. For safety reasons we ask coaches to stay at the field until all players have been picked up.

    2. Coaches will prepare a practice plan that is both challenging,  goal driven, and appropriate for the level of play.

    3. Coaches are able to delegate tasks and effectively explain drill and plays.

    4. Any conflicts or issues will be reported to the administrative staff (Terri or Keely) and will be handled by the administrative staff.

    5. Any injuries or issues on the field need to be recorded on and incident report which are done through the Coaches Portal. If a head injury has occurred, you must contact the emergency contact. You can find the emergency contacts for current players though the Coaches Portal as well.



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