BGYL's mission is to promote girls youth lacrosse in an environment that emphasizes fun while developing skills, teamwork, good sportsmanship, and integrity.

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BGYL Coach's Training Requirements

  • All coaches must complete
  • US Lacrosse Level 1 Online training course (currently free) = ~3 hours
  • Attend US Lacrosse Level 1 Coach’s Clinic (in person)= ~1/2 day
  • Complete the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) online or in-person course = ~45 minutes
  • Attend the pre-season Rules Q. and A. sessions or the US Lacrosse/MBGLL Rules Certification course. =~ 1.5 hours
  • Complete on-line concussion training = ~ 45 minutes
  • Safe-Sport = ~1.5 hours
  • NICS background check & CORI


  • Rules Q&A is an annual requirement
  • CORI check - annual
  • Continuing Education is required every other year 
  • Level 2 certification is recommended for all U15 coaches