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Be a coach

England Lacrosse is committed to developing excellence in coaching and officiating, providing courses and resources to support volunteers and professionals working in the lacrosse community.

Using a combination of ‘face-to-face’ and online delivery, training is available for coaching, teaching and officiating at all levels.

For lacrosse delivery, England Lacrosse offers bespoke levels of training tailored to the needs of the game:

Fundamentals of Coaching Lacrosse – allows the participant to develop the confidence to deliver lacrosse based activity in a fun and safe way, ideal for an assistant coach whose primary audience is new to the game, this course includes the online safeguarding course.

Coaching Field Lacrosse – for coaches who wish to deliver field lacrosse sessions, gaining knowledge for either the Women’s or Men’s field lacrosse games and developing tactics for both players and teams, this course includes the online safeguarding course.

Talent Coaching – provides resources and knowledge designed to enhance coaching knowledge to coach talented athletes within the performance pathway.

We also offer bespoke courses aimed at the school sector which are tailored dependent on the needs of the individuals and the school.

Teacher Continued Professional Development – for qualified, trainee teachers or multi-skilled coaches looking to add basic lacrosse into the school curriculum or in an after-school club.

Young Leaders Lacrosse – a bespoke course designed for teacher delivery to enable pupils to deliver lacrosse-based activity to their peers under the supervision of a responsible adult within the school environment.

Contact Nik Roberts for further information on coaching and school courses -


If you're already enrolled on a course and have received login details to complete your theory work, access the portal below:

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be an official

Officiating is a vital part of the game - England Lacrosse offer courses, resources and guidance to anyone wanting to get involved in officiating, at any level. 


If you're already enrolled on a course and have received login details to complete your theory work, access the portal below:

For further information on officiating, mentoring and assessment opportunities contact:

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be a volunteer

Volunteers are the lifeblood of the game and are crucial in assisting at England Lacrosse events run throughout the year.

If you would like to find out more about any volunteering opportunities with England Lacrosse, or would like to be added to our volunteers database, please email  

Safeguarding and Protecting Young People – England Lacrosse has developed a new online “Safeguarding and Protecting Young People” course that meets national standards. This course forms part of the Fundamental and Field Lacrosse courses, but is also available for all volunteers that work with young people under the age of 18 at just £10 for English Lacrosse Registered Individuals.