Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 11/11/08
Temple women’s coach Bonnie Rosen (Harriton) and assistant coach Nicole Moore will be presenting at the 2009 US Lacrosse National Convention, as announced by US Lacrosse. The convention will be held January 16-18 in Baltimore, Md.
Rosen and Moore will present from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on creating a Midfield Defensive Plan.
Over 140 presenters, including officials, coaches, and players, will speak at the National Convention. Highlighting the list of speakers is Baltimore icon Cal Ripken, Jr., who will present the keynote address on Friday, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Convention Center.
The US Lacrosse National Convention provides the sport’s largest educational opportunity, with over 5,000 coaches, officials, program administrators and vendors in attendance each year. For the fifth year in a row the convention will feature a “live field” area, sponsored by Warrior and Brine, to supplement classroom clinics for coaches and officials. Clinics are offered for all levels of coaches and officials, ranging from youth play up through college-aged players.
The Convention also features the largest-ever lacrosse specific Expo Hall with 100 exhibitors registered to date, the US Lacrosse Youth Excellence Awards Breakfast, the Women’s Division Kickoff Luncheon presented by Sports Her Way and Brine, Saturday’s Fan Fest, the Women’s Recruiting Panel Breakfast, a Men’s Recruiting Panel and Seminar, the Level 1 and Level II Coaches’ Education Clinic, and several other special events.
Click here for a full list of speakers and the schedule to date. As previously announced, early-bird registration ($65) has been extended until Saturday, Nov. 15. After that, the fee increases to $80, until Dec. 31. There is no pre-registration after that time and people can register on site for $100.