Taipei City, Taiwan – Before we had arrived in Taiwan, it was apparent that the Taiwan Lacrosse Association (TWLA) was very well organized and functional. Every detail was thought out and every minute was planned well in advance. The hospitality of the TWLA, their administrative personnel, the players, their families, and friends was limitless.
(TORONTO, ONTARIO) Kevin Dugan, a longtime Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) development clinician, was presented with a 2015 FIL Development Award on September 27th, 2015, for his contributions to the growth of the sport worldwide. Making the presentation during halftime of the 2015 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship was FIL President, Stan Cockerton, and FIL’s Director of Development, Tom Hayes.
Report submitted by FIL Clinicians:
Rick Mercurio, Joanna Liganelli, Steve Arata and Tony Petillo
(Mexico City, Mexico) Correspondence between Mexico and the FIL, to send a developmental contingent there, started soon after the completion of the World Games in Denver. José (Pepe) Luis Espinosa Nuñez had several correspondences with Tom Hayes, Bob DeMarco and then in the final planning stages with Rick Mercurio.
(Edinburgh, Scotland) On Saturday, August 1st, during the Closing Ceremonies of the 2015 FIL Rathbones U19 Women’s World Lacrosse Championship,
From: Ian Macleod
Date: April 12, 2015
To: Tom Hayes
Subject: Lacrosse Unites Update
(TORONTO, ONTARIO) Chinese Taipei was granted membership as the 52nd country to join the Federation of International Lacrosse. The Taiwan Lacrosse Association (TWLA)