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Inaugural BCH FIL Youth Development Clinic To Be Held at World Cup

By | 2017-05-16T10:17:06+00:00 April 2nd, 2017|Development, FIL, World Events|

The Federation of International Lacrosse will be hosting the inaugural Balls • Cockerton • Hayes (BCH) Youth Development Clinic during the FIL Rathbones 2017 Women's Lacrosse World Cup on 19 & 20 July in Guilford, England. The BCH FIL Youth Development Program will be hosting clinics at all upcoming world championships. Grants are also available. Find out more [...]

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Taiwan Awarded Full Member Status

By | 2017-05-12T19:14:46+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Development, FIL|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO, ONTARIO – The Taiwan Lacrosse Association (TWLA) has been granted full membership status in the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL). Bob DeMarco, FIL’s new Director of Development, said that the board was unanimous in its decision. “In a very short time the Taiwan Lacrosse Association has become [...]

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Kentaro Shimizu receives 2016 FIL Development Award

By | 2017-05-07T11:07:20+00:00 August 8th, 2016|Development|

(COQUITLAM, BC) Bob DeMarco, Chair of the Development Committee for the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL), is pleased to announce that Kentaro Shimizu has been selected to receive a 2016 FIL International Lacrosse Development Committee (ILDC) Award. After months of deliberation, Shimizu was selected because of his contributions as an international lacrosse referee and clinician [...]

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Taiwan Clinic a Huge Success

By | 2017-04-21T14:54:35+00:00 December 1st, 2015|Development|

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. [...]

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Kevin Dugan receives FIL Development Award

By | 2017-04-21T14:54:35+00:00 October 9th, 2015|Development|

(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 [...]

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FIL Clinics Held During Copa América

By | 2017-05-16T13:52:54+00:00 September 14th, 2015|Development|

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 [...]

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Teckla Jackson Wins 2015 FIL Development Award

By | 2017-05-15T15:04:42+00:00 August 3rd, 2015|Development, Women|

(Edinburgh, Scotland) On Saturday, August 1st, during the Closing Ceremonies of the 2015 FIL Rathbones U19 Women's World Lacrosse Championship, the Federation of International Lacrosse presented the 2015 FIL Development Award to Teckla Jackson. Congratulations to Teckla! Shelley Maher, FIL's Director of Women's Lacrosse made the award presentation: On behalf of [...]

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