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Steve Stenersen (US Lacrosse CEO): Too Many In Youth Sports Put Profit Ahead Of Kids

Being the father of an athlete is a challenging yet rewarding role. At MomsTEAM we think sports dads deserve to be honored, not just on the third Sunday in June, but for an entire month. So we have designated June as National Sports Dads Month and invited some veteran sports dads to share their wisdom by responding to a series of questions.

USA Lacrosse CEO Steve Stenersen and son Cole

Today, we hear from Steve Stenersen, CEO of US Lacrosse:

MomsTEAM: Were you an athlete and what sports did you play as a youth (under 19)?

The CEO and President of US Lacrosse, the fastest-growing sport in the country, is concerned that youth sports has become increasingly a big business, with a growing numbers of private clubs and tournaments too often motivated more by a business plan than by what's best for kids.

Ten Things To Remember After Your Child's Team Loses

No matter how talented your child may be, there are going to days when he doesn't play his best, or when, despite his best effort, his team loses.  How you manage both the ups, and the inevitable downs, will play a large role in whether your child has a successful youth sports experience.  Here are ten things to keep in mind after your child's team loses or he doesn't perform up to his expectations.

Growing Popularity of Women's Lacrosse

Jenny Riitano-Levy, women's lacrosse and field hockey brand manager at Brine, explains the growing popularity of women's lacrosse.

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