Box lacrosse participation is not only growing through the US it is exploding in Phoenix Arizona. American youth are finally playing the sport. Not the way those viral videos on YouTube glorified the gruesomeness of the game, but through safety, structure and skill. The US Box Lacrosse Association has over 18,000 members currently with players, coaches and officials training and competing all over the country.
Soaring stateside stats like this had never been seen and are currently showing no signs of slowing down.
Lacrosse has evolved. Its Faster, more accurate and more skilled. For players to succeed at this level they can not rely on field lacrosse alone. They need to become a complete player.
This is why college programs and Youth clubs in the east are adding box lacrosse training as a priority. Or goal should be to fill every division possible from Novice to High School, giving them our best coaching and maintain a competitive level so they can succeed as College players.