Introducing Surge Select: NYL’s Elite LAX Travel Division

Surge Select, an elite lacrosse travel program representing U9 and U11 divisions, was created in 2020 as the natural outcome of the Northside Youth Lacrosse rec league. While many of our advanced players compete within a variety of Atlanta’s lacrosse travel team organizations, our families and coaches wanted an option that kept things “Surge”: great…

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LAX Stick Tips: The Smart Buy

by Paul Thomas, Director | Head Coach Each season, I’m repeatedly asked about the best way to purchase a lacrosse stick – especially for new players. The answer comes in two words: custom stringing. Even though it seems logical (and often economical) to buy a stick and head together, many pre-fabricated lacrosse sticks end up…

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Parents Code of Conduct

Now when you register your player to participate in Northside Youth Lacrosse, you will be prompted to electronically agree to and sign our Parents Code of Conduct. NYL seeks to instill positive character-building traits in our communities’ youth through the demonstration of good sportsmanship, respect for others, responsibility and fairness. We ask that parents and…

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Importance of Teamwork

Being part of a sports team helps players develop important social skills. Whether players are listening to other people’s perspectives or placing the needs of the team before their own, young athletes are taught that, for a team to effectively work together, all members must respect each other’s abilities, contributions, and opinions.   Teamwork is…

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