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    Accepting applications for Northmen Jr. B General Manager

    Effective immediately Ryan Dowdall has resigned as the General Manager of  the Orangeville Northmen Jr B Lacrosse Club.  Ryan has been with our Jr B club for over 10 years, many of them as the General Manager.

    During this time the JR B's won 2 Founders Cup Championships, and also many Conference and Divisional Championships.

    The OMLA would like to thank Ryan for all his hard work, and wish him the best in the future.

    We are now accepting applications for the vacant General Manager Position of the Orangeville Jr B Lacrosse Club. 

    Please send your Resume to president@northmenlacrosse.ca

    Resumes will be accepted until August 15, 2022.

     

    R. Kent Davis

    President 

    Orangeville Minor Lacrosse Association

    president@northmenlacrosse.ca

    Coaching Clinics

    The Orangeville Minor Northmen will be hosting a Community Development Box Coaching Clinic, as well as a Comp Intro Box Coaching Clinic on June 17/18 at Westside Secondary School.  Registration will be through the OLA website.

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    Hockey And Lacrosse Are Very Similar Sports.

    Hockey players excel in lacrosse and, in turn, they become markedly better hockey players. Both hockey and lacrosse are high tempo, physical team sports that have similar elements to the game. Both sports utilize 5 players and a goalie, three periods and strategy of developing odd-man situations to create scoring opportunities.

    Comparatively, lacrosse is a much less expensive sport than hockey and uses much of the same protective upper body equipment.

    Hockey Players Benefit From Lacrosse By Developing:

    • stick handling creativity
    • creativity in tight areas
    • creativity of fakes, back passes and shots
    • use of both hands
    • reading the play offensively
    • strong, dynamic defensive tactics
    • builds up strength and endurance
    • prevents sport burn-out by playing a new, fast-paced sport
    • increases hand-eye coordination
    • teaches players to be more aware of their surroundings
    • reinforces the importance of quickness and agility around the net
    • leadership skills
    • scoring skills are honed by shooting at smaller targets and picking corners

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    Lacrosse Equipment

    By Kim Bovaird (secretary) 08/17/2017, 10:00am EDT