2015 OYLA Coaching Clinics
Coaching Clinics are currently scheduled for OYLA Level 1 and Level 2 training. These coaching clinics are free of charge and they're taught by OYLA Coaching Director Alex Tillson.
Clinic Schedule (see description of OYLA Levels below)
Level 1 - Time TBD
Grant HS Room TBD
Level 2 - 7:00-9:00pm
LOHS, Multi-Purpose Room and stadium field.
Level 1 - 11:00 am-Noon
Tualatin HS auditorium
OYLA Level 1
Introduction to coaching, expectations and basics of practice planning.
OYLA Level 2
Learn how to teach fundamental skills and drills. Practice organization, building an offense and defense. Demonstrations on the field.
2014 US Lacrosse Youth Rules Guidebook
The third edition (2014) of the USL Youth Rules and Best Practices Guidebook is now available. Check it out on-line or download it free in Rules.
Coaching with youth rules in Oregon
Check out "Coach's Corner" for tips on coaching with the OYLA ruleset.
2015 OYLA Ref Certification Clinic registration is now open. Clinics are available in 13 convenient locations, but sessions are limited to 50 participants. Be sure to register early to get a spot in the location of your choice.
OYLA has issued the following memo for referees, coaches and administrators to encourage a positive developmental environment for our youth lacrosse players.
Icebreaker Lacrosse Jamboree
The 5th Annual Icebreaker Jamboree is scheduled for April 4, 2015 from 9am to 4pm. For more information and event registration click here.
PDX Lax Jam
PDX Lax Jam is scheduled for April 4, 2015. Teams will play a minimum of 3 games and players will receive a Jamboree t-shirt. For more information click here.
Battle of Lake Oswego
The 6th Annual Battle of Lake Oswego Youth & Middle School Select tournament is scheduled for May 22-25, 2015. For more information visit the BOLO website.