When I grow up...

Scoops Lacrosse was born out of a total dad fail the winter of 2017.  At the time, I wanted nothing more than my then 5 year old son Archer to enjoy and love the game of #lacrosse as much I do.

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The Legend of Oliver

Last month, the day after witnessing one of the most miraculous, amazing sports performances I have seen, I finally realized the why ‘Rudy’ still caused a middle-aged man like myself to consistently get goosebumps and tear up like there was a cut onion sitting next to me.

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I know that kid because I am that kid

I can’t ever remember teaching a Scoops class where there hasn’t been at least 1 and most likely 2 kids who seem more interested in disruption then scooping. They all are almost always boys around ages 5 and 6. They routinely choose to distract rather than listen. They prefer to entertain, ridicule, and create more than they like to demonstrate. Their actions are seen as disturbances by some. They are often labeled troublemakers. They are me

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The one in front of you

You will be amazed by the varying height differences within a kindergarten class of 15 kids. An ample reminder that kids who share birthdays in the same calendar year develop physically at such differentrates than their classmates. And yet, while the physical differences are easily recognizable, the mental and emotional ones are not so much. 🙁

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From Milliken Field to Boston University

By the estimation of most, it takes all of these factors, as well as few other variables that often fall under everyone's radar. As we get set for the season, I'd like to take a moment to highlight some of the vital, yet unheralded factors I believe are equally if not as important

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