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IWLCA Tabs Elite Tournaments for 2021–2024 Tournament Series

The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association will partner with Elite Tournaments to develop a tournament series that will include the IWLCA Capital Cup, the IWLCA Champions Cup and the IWLCA Presidents Cup. The IWLCA is a membership-led, professional association that represents more than 1,200 NCAA and NAIA women’s lacrosse coaches from 550 schools at all […]

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Steve Stenersen: How US Lacrosse is Approaching Return to Play

Lacrosse has been one of the few sports seeing steadily increased participation growth in recent years. But the coronavirus pandemic has had an outsized impact on US Lacrosse, the sport’s national governing body, as it has for many organizations. In this episode of the SportsTravel Podcast with SportsTravel Editor and Publisher Jason Gewirtz, longtime president […]

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Kristoffer Ventura putts during the final round during the 2019 Utah Championship, a Korn Ferry Tour event. Ventura won the championship in a playoff. Photo by the Utah Championship.

Case Study: How to Keep Events Scheduled During COVID-19

Four major events that will be broadcast nationally can be a good summer’s calendar for any sports commission. Being able to host those events in the summer as a worldwide pandemic rages on is another level altogether. The Utah Sports Commission is in the midst of a stretch where the Monster Energy Supercross tour is […]

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Premier League Lacrosse Rebrands With Ticketmaster Sponsorship

The Premier Lacrosse League, entering its second season, will rebrand itself as the Premier Lacrosse League powered by Ticketmaster under a new agreement between the business and league. The Premier Lacrosse League will leverage Ticketmaster ticketing and venue innovations in addition to its marketing services across North America. The league has seven clubs with the […]

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World Lacrosse Names New COO

Eric Parthen, who has led multiple sports organizations during his career of more than two decades, will be the new chief operating officer of World Lacrosse. Parthen’s appointment was announced by World Lacrosse Chief Executive Officer Jim Scherr. World Lacrosse is the international federation for men’s and women’s lacrosse as recognized by the International Olympic Committee. Parthen […]

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Jessica Berman Named Deputy Commissioner of the National Lacrosse League

The National Lacrosse League has named Jessica Berman deputy commissioner and executive vice president of business affairs. Berman spent the last 13 years with the National Hockey League, most recently as vice president of community development, culture and growth. According to the NLL, Berman will become the first woman to hold the title of deputy […]

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Denver Selected to Host MLL Championship Weekend

Major League Lacrosse has selected Denver to host the 2019 MLL Championship Weekend, with games to be played at the University of Denver and Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. The games, to be held October 4­–6, will mark the first time in the league’s 19-year history that the championship will be played in Colorado. The MLL […]

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Atlas' Pat Young cradles the ball while under pressure from Redwoods' Patrick Harbeson during a Premier Lacrosse League game in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Photo: Damian Strohmeyer/AP Images for Premier Lacrosse League

A Turning Point for Lacrosse

Lacrosse is one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States, and it’s making gains internationally as well. On the global front, lacrosse has grown to 62 nations fielding programs in 2018, up from the 18 that participated in 2002, according to Jim Scherr, CEO of World Lacrosse. And it’s been one of the fastest-growing […]

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International Federation Rebrands as World Lacrosse

The international federation for lacrosse has announced a rebrand to World Lacrosse, along with a new logo for the organization that less than six months ago received provisional recognition from the International Olympic Committee. In addition, the federation announced that it was placing its international headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The former International Lacrosse Federation […]

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