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US Lacrosse Level 1 Men's and Women's Clinic- Tomorrow
11/09/2018
A quick reminder that if you are interested in coaching this year...
High School Players from Milford and Souhegan join SVL Board
11/06/2018
  On behalf of the SVL Board, I am pleased to announce the...
FREE Lacrosse Clinic Hosted by SVL - Registration Open
10/30/2018
FREE Introductory Boys and Girls Lacrosse Clinics Open House Sponsored...
SafeSport - It's The Right Thing To Do
10/30/2018
US Lacrosse Junior Coaching Certificiation
10/30/2018
Junior Certification Home   Coaches   Coach...
TO ALL INTERESTED IN BECOMING A YOUTH LACROSSE OFFICIAL
10/30/2018
To...
All Returning Officials
10/30/2018
RETURNING YOUTH OFFICIALS All returning youth officials must attend...
SVL Winter Skills Registration is Open
10/03/2018
Souhegan Valley Lacrosse Winter Skills Registration is now open October...
US Lacrosse Junior Coaching Certificiation
09/15/2018
Souhegan Valley Lacrosse wants to thank all of our Boy and Girls...
Parents Agreement with SVL
09/10/2018
  Your family and your child's participation and...
SVL Family Picnic and NHYLA Festival
06/18/2018
SVL Families, A final montage of the 2018 Souhegan Valley Lacrosse...
 
US Lacrosse Level 1 Men's and Women's Clinic- Tomorrow

A quick reminder that if you are interested in coaching this year with Souhegan Valley Lacroose (NHYLA) and you want to get a jump on certification, we will be holding a  US Lacrosse Level 1 coaches clinic for Men and Women at the Hampshire Dome Tomorrow,

Saturday - 10/11

Medford - Hampshire Dome

9am - Noon

 

Only 3 hours, this Saturday.  Walkups are welcome.  Just join US Lacrosse before you go.

 

For HS Students from ages 14-18 you can also get certified at this clinic tomorrow.  (Walk Up's Welcome)

 

For Junior Women’s Level 1 Certification, a coach must complete:

  1. US Lacrosse Coach Membership
  2. Women’s Level 1 Online course
  3. Women’s Level 1 Instructional clinic
  4. Positive Coaching Alliance Double Goal Coach I Workshop
  5. Submit a coaching philosophy

For Junior Men’s Level 1 Certification, a coach must complete:

  1. US Lacrosse Coach Membership
  2. Men’s Level 1 Online course
  3. Men’s Level 1 Instructional clinic
  4. Positive Coaching Alliance Double Goal Coach I Workshop
  5. How to Make Contact Tutorial
  6. Submit a coaching philosophy

Mike Hannon - President SVL

 

 


by posted 11/09/2018
High School Players from Milford and Souhegan join SVL Board

Welcome New Board Members

 

On behalf of the SVL Board, I am pleased to announce the following additions to our general board at last night's monthly board meeting. This year we have added HS Boys and GIrls lacrosse players from both Milford and Souhegan. There added input and involvement with our club is going to add a tremendous amount of value.

From Milford High School please join me in congratulating Matthew Hannon and Caroline Boudreau. From Souhegan congratulations to Izzy Aiello and Andrew Merenda who officially were voted in at last night's meeting... unanimously.

 

We will also be having 4 additional players from both schools that will be voted in at our next meeting.

Thank you and congratulations!

 

SVL President - Michael Hannon

 

President

Vice President - Boys Program:

 

Vice President - Girls Program:

 

Secretary:

 

Treasurer:

 

Shawn Tewksbury

Team Parent Coordinator

 Jason St. Jean

Registration:

Jennifer Hannon

Equipment:

Buddy Erb

Scheduler and Weekly Game Logistics

Uniforms and Online Store

Officials Coordinator

               Kimberly Bogle

Tournament(s) and NHYLA Festival Coordinator

All Members and SVL Families

SVL Booster Club Coordinator

Open

General Board -  Milford High School Boys

Matthew Hannon

General Board -  Milford High School Girls 

Caroline Boudreau

General Board - Souhegan High School Girls

Izzy Aiello

General Board-  Souhegan High School Boys

Andrew Merenda


by posted 11/06/2018
FREE Lacrosse Clinic Hosted by SVL - Registration Open

FREE Introductory Boys and Girls Lacrosse Clinics

Open House

Sponsored By: Souhegan Valley Lacrosse 

December 12, 2018

Hampshire Hills Dome - Milford NH

Grades K-8   6PM– 7:30PM  

We will break up the boys and girls into appropriate age groups and grades

The Learn to Play (LTP) program is an opportunity for girls and boys, from beginners to those with a year of experience ages 4-7 to try lacrosse in a fun, supportive, confidence-building environment with our experienced Souhegan Valley Lacrosse staff! No equipment is necessary, just come ready to have a BLAST learning how to play the great sport of lacrosse and make some new friends doing it!

(For new and existing players from Souhegan Valley Lacroose Communities)

 

 Register at SouheganValleyLacrosse.com show up, and learn and have some fun!

 

“At SVL, we want other young people to have destiny-changing experiences by having access to a sport that requires teamwork, discipline, determination and physical fitness”

“A lacrosse stick is more than just a piece of sporting equipment. It symbolizes an opportunity to work hard, achieve your goals and share your gifts.”


by posted 10/30/2018
SafeSport - It's The Right Thing To Do

SafeSport - It's The Right Thing To Do


by posted 10/30/2018
US Lacrosse Junior Coaching Certificiation

 
 

The US Lacrosse Junior Certification Program is designed to prepare the young coach for the unique challenges her or she may face. It will equip coaches with both the technical and tactical knowledge of the game necessary to think critically and make educated coaching decisions.

In order to be a certified as Junior Women’s or Men’s Level 1 Coach, the coach must be at least 14 years of age. The certification is good through the coach’s 18th birthday, when, if they want to remain certified, they will need to complete a background check through the National Center for Safety Initiatives, US Lacrosse’s national service provider for background checks.

For Junior Women’s Level 1 Certification, a coach must complete:

  1. US Lacrosse Coach Membership
  2. Women’s Level 1 Online course
  3. Women’s Level 1 Instructional clinic
  4. Positive Coaching Alliance Double Goal Coach I Workshop
  5. Submit a coaching philosophy

For Junior Men’s Level 1 Certification, a coach must complete:

  1. US Lacrosse Coach Membership
  2. Men’s Level 1 Online course
  3. Men’s Level 1 Instructional clinic
  4. Positive Coaching Alliance Double Goal Coach I Workshop
  5. How to Make Contact Tutorial
  6. Submit a coaching philosophy

Junior certifications can take up to three weeks for processing. Please first submit the form below, and then email any related documentation to  . Your credentials will be updated under “my certifications” in your account online after reviewing your application. If we have questions, we will reach out via email.

APPLY NOW

 

by posted 10/30/2018
TO ALL INTERESTED IN BECOMING A YOUTH LACROSSE OFFICIAL

TO ALL INTERESTED IN BECOMING A YOUTH LACROSSE OFFICIAL

To All Interested in Becoming a Youth Lacrosse Official

Registration Opens on November 1, 2018

 

BOYS:

Boys lacrosse officials must be 15 years of age by April 1, 2019, attend all of the classes scheduled at either the Londonderry or the Wolfeboro locations, register as an official with US Lacrosse, complete the 2 on-line exams (30 question US Lacrosse boys rules and the 100 question NFHS boys rules) receiving an 80% or better and complete 3 hours of on-field training. Training class dates are noted below. On-field training will be held on Sundays in late March and early April 2019. Registration will open on the 1st of November 2018. Go to www.NHYLA.org, click the Register on-line button on the left under Home, chose the training dates that will work for you and Begin Registration. Guardian information will need to be provided for applicants 18 years of age and younger. Class size will be limited to 25 students per location.

 

Boys Level 1 (New) Youth Officials Training – Londonderry, NH


Thursday nights: Jan 31, Feb. 7, 14, 21 and March 7, 2019

Londonderry High School -- enter the first night and follow the Lacrosse arrows to the classroom.
 

6:00pm to 8:30pm

Attendance is mandatory

Additional cost: Must register with US Lacrosse as an "Official" and a full uniform will be required for the on-field training portion which is currently scheduled for Sunday March 24th and Sunday March 31, 2019 (must attend one of the 2 days).

 

 

Boys Level 1 (New) Youth Officials Training -- Wolfeboro, NH

Sunday's March 10 and the 17, 2019
9:00am to 4:00pm

Crescent Lake School  75 McManus Road Wolfeboro, NH 03894



Attendance is mandatory. 


Additional cost: Must register with US Lacrosse as an "Official" and a full uniform will be required for the on-field training portion which is currently scheduled for Sunday March 24th, 2019.

 

GIRLS:

Girls lacrosse officials must be 15 years of age by April 1, 2019, attend all of the classes scheduled at either the Londonderry or the Portsmouth locations, register as an official with US Lacrosse, complete the 2 on-line exams (30 question US Lacrosse girls rules and the 100 question NFHS girls rules) receiving an 80% or better and complete 3 hours of on-field training. Training class dates are noted below. On-field training will be held on Sundays in late March and early April 2019. Registration will open on the 1st of November 2018. Go to www.NHYLA.org, click the Register on-line button on the left under Home, chose the training dates that will work for you and Begin Registration. Guardian information will need to be provided for applicants 18 years of age and younger. Class size will be limited to 25 students per location.

Girls Level 1 (New) Youth Officials Training – Londonderry, NH


Thursday nights: Jan 31, Feb. 7, 14, 21 and March 7, 2019

Londonderry High School -- enter the first night and follow the Lacrosse arrows to the classroom.
 

6:00pm to 8:30pm

Attendance is mandatory

Additional cost: Must register with US Lacrosse as an "Official" and a full uniform will be required for the on-field training portion which is currently scheduled for Sunday March 24th and Sunday March 31, 2019 (must attend one of the 2 days).

 

 

Girls Level 1 (New) Youth Officials Training -- Portsmouth, NH

Sunday's March 10 and the 17, 2019
9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: TBD


Attendance is mandatory. 


Additional cost: Must register with US Lacrosse as an "Official" and a full uniform will be required for the on-field training portion which is currently scheduled for Sunday March 24th and Sunday March 31, 2019. (Must attend one of these 2 days)

 

 
by   posted 10/10/2016

 

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by posted 10/30/2018
All Returning Officials

RETURNING YOUTH OFFICIALS

All returning youth officials must attend a rules interpretation update each year in order to be eligible to officiate lacrosse games for the coming season (2019). Returning officials must also take and pass the youth rules and federation high school lacrosse rules exams with an 80% or better.

Boy’s rules interpretation update meeting is currently scheduled for March 3, 2019 at the Londonderry Middle School, Londonderry, NH. The meeting will begin at 9:00am and will be done by noon.

Girl’s rules interpretation update meeting is currently scheduled for March 3, 2019 at the Seacoast School of Technology, Exeter, NH. The meeting will begin at 9:00am and will be over by noon.

 

Visit www.NHYLA.org for more information


by posted 10/30/2018
SVL Winter Skills Registration is Open

Souhegan Valley Lacrosse Winter Skills Registration is now open

October 1, 2018

 Learn To Play and 8U-14U Boys and Girls

Open to all Boys and Girls regardless of club affiliation.

Sessions start January 2, 2019 every Wednesday for 7 Sessions at the

Hampshire Dome in Milford.

Learn to Play Registration is Open Now!!

SVL Learn to Play Program is designed to introduce new players to the game in a fun and non-competitive setting.

The Learn to Play Program is designed to cultivate a love of lacrosse while learning the basics through active games and drills.

Go to www.SouheganValleyLacrosse.com to register


by posted 10/03/2018
US Lacrosse Junior Coaching Certificiation

US Lacrosse Junior Coaching Certification

Souhegan Valley Lacrosse wants to thank all of our Boy and Girls from the Milford and Souhegan HS Varsity Lacrosse team who continue to utilize volunteer time to assit coaches and players during Winter Skills, Spring Sessions along with our Learn to Play program. You play a critical role in the success of our program and players at all ages just starting out.  You are role models for these players. The High School players are our future coaches in for the SVL Club and into the High Schools and Colleges.  To support these players future in lacrosse, we would like to recommend for those players under 18 and playing Varsity High School Lacrosse that are interested in Coaching with SVL this winter to take the US Lacrosse Junior Certification Program.

The US Lacrosse Junior Certification Program is designed to prepare the young coach for the unique challenges her or she may face. It will equip coaches with both the technical and tactical knowledge of the game necessary to think critically and make educated coaching decisions.

In order to be a certified as Junior Women’s or Men’s Level 1 Coach, the coach must be at least 14 years of age. The certification is good through the coach’s 18th birthday, when, if they want to remain certified, they will need to complete a background check through the National Center for Safety Initiatives, US Lacrosse’s national service provider for background checks.

For Junior Women’s Level 1 Certification, a coach must complete:

  1. US Lacrosse Coach Membership
  2. Women’s Level 1 Online course
  3. Women’s Level 1 Instructional clinic
  4. Positive Coaching Alliance Double Goal Coach I Workshop
  5. Submit a coaching philosophy

For Junior Men’s Level 1 Certification, a coach must complete:

  1. US Lacrosse Coach Membership
  2. Men’s Level 1 Online course
  3. Men’s Level 1 Instructional clinic
  4. Positive Coaching Alliance Double Goal Coach I Workshop
  5. How to Make Contact Tutorial
  6. Submit a coaching philosophy

Junior certifications can take up to three weeks for processing. Please first submit the form below, and then email any related documentation to  . Your credentials will be updated under “my certifications” in your account online after reviewing your application. If we have questions, we will reach out via email.

Please contact SVL President Michael Hannon for more information.  We will be supporting a limited number of students with scholarships to get certified that will be working with SVL this winter while also getting HS Volunteer hours fulfulled.   You are our future and we want to help foster your love for the game.

Thank you,

Mike Hannon

President SVL RiverHawks

mikehannon@amherstlacrosseclub.com


by posted 09/15/2018
Parents Agreement with SVL

Parents Agreement with SVL

 

Your family and your child's participation and membership in SVL are contingent on adhering to the following policy of Souhegan Valley Lacrosse.  You agree to read and comply with the terms of this Parent Contract and to follow the standards listed below.   

  • I understand that it is club policy to offer and attempt equal playing time to all players regardless of ability.
  • I will remain in the spectator area during competitions, which is on the opposite side of the field from the team benches.
  • I will “Honor the Game.” I will show respect for all involved with the game including coaches, players, opponents, opposing fans, table crew, and officials.  
  • I will place the emotional and physical well- being of my child and all players ahead of a personal desire to win.
  • If capable, I will help when asked to by a coach or official.
  • I will support coaches and officials working with my child in order to encourage a positive and enjoyable experience.
  • I understand that games can be exciting for my child as he/she deals with the fast paced action of the game, responds to opponents, referees, teammates, and listens to coaches. I will not yell out instructions. I will let the coaches do the coaching. 
  • During the game I will make only sportsmanlike comments that encourage my child and other players on both teams.
  • I will not be confrontational with the officials or coaches during or after the game, either on the field or in the immediate vicinity (such as the parking lot).
  • Should I have any concerns or issues with the coaches or officials I will relay these to the Boys/Girls VP or President of Souhegan Valley Lacrosse and not with the coaching staff or officials.

by posted 09/10/2018
SVL Family Picnic and NHYLA Festival

SVL Families,

A final montage of the 2018 Souhegan Valley Lacrosse Season, focusing on the year-end BBQ and NHYLA Festival hosted by Souhegan Valley. I hope you had a great season and we look forward to seeing many of you throughout the summer and next season. If you have interest in joining our SVL Board or becoming a coach please feel free to reach out to me.

Thank you,

 

Michael Hannon

SVL President/Coach

mikehannon@amherstlacrosseclub.com

 


by posted 06/18/2018
Contact Us

Souhegan Valley Lacrosse 
P.O. Box 1013
Milford, NH 03055

 

Email Inquiries to:

MikeHannon@AmherstLacrosseClub.com

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Milford High School - Milford OPEN (11/13) 
Souhegan Calvetti - Amherst OPEN (11/13) 
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