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We need your help!

Posted by NICOLE KOKOSKA at Oct 1, 2020 2:19PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

We have positions that need you!
Volunteers Needed!!
Mission Lacrosse is looking for volunteers for several positions. If you’re interested in any of the positions, please respond to mmlcfieldvp@gmail.com by no later than Friday Oct 2nd by 4pm.
Equipment Manager:
Responsible for managing the club’s equipment inventory and needs. This includes managing the allotted budget for equipment purchases and repairs, loaning out and collecting team equipment each season, and facilitating club swag orders (hoodies, socks, etc). This person will also be in charge of overseeing any assistants needed for this role.
Social Media/Communication Rep:
This person will manage the club’s website, Facebook and Instagram accounts. They will take the information being sent out from the executive via email and ensure the necessary information is posted in those spots as well. They will also be the contact person for posting any photos, celebrations and other club news as it happens this season.
Head Coach – Field
This position oversees the coaching needs of our association. They are involved in the coaching selection process and they ensure all coaches have the required training. They are available to the coaches throughout the season for support as needed.
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This person will be responsible for club communication with individual team managers. They will assist managers in learning the requirements of the role and ensuring all necessary procedures are followed. They will be available to the team managers throughout the season for support as needed.

2020 Mission Field Lacrosse Coaching Applications

Posted by Owen Munro at Aug 30, 2020 11:14AM PDT ( 0 Comments )
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With the latest update that we are moving into Phase 3 of viaSport’s Return to Play guidelines, and league play likely in the coming weeks, coaches will now be able to apply to become a coach for our 20/21 season.

The application is short and can be done online or printed out and sent to Field VP Owen Munro at owenjmunro@gmail.com. It is an attached document on this page and can also be accessed by heading to the Mud Dawgs tab on this website.

The deadline to apply is Friday, September 11.

The document MLC_COACHING_APP.docx was attached to this post.

August 29 Field Update & 2020 AGM Information

Posted by Owen Munro at Aug 29, 2020 9:08PM PDT ( 0 Comments )
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To our members,

This week has been a welcoming and positive one for the immediate future of lacrosse in BC. The Provincial Government announced viaSport’s move to Phase 3 of the Return to Sport guidelines. In response, the BCLA says it’s aligning the next phase of its guidelines to accommodate the new phase.

Due to these developments, we are now expecting the PCFLL field lacrosse season to begin in early October. The PCFLL executive met on Thursday to discuss the timeline of that season, as well as some of the specifics. We will see a modified version of field lacrosse that includes things like no faceoffs and cohort groups of 4 teams to meet the province’s strict return-to-play guidelines.

Given that we now know we will be playing games earlier than expected, we will be moving directly into Phase 2 of our own plan, which includes announcing coaches and teams. Team declarations are due to the league on September 15, so now is the time to register.

You will not be allowed to register your son or daughter after our registration window, which is open until September 18. We are encouraging you to register now to help give us a good idea of what teams we will be fielding this season.

We have dramatically slashed our fees in order to help people during these challenging times. Our registration fees are amongst the lowest in the province. You can register here: missionmuddawgs.missionminorlacrosse.com/clubs/5050/pages/120465

We are in discussions with the District of Mission to expedite our return to play plan in order to get it approved in time for league play. However, the District is still undecided in whether or not to allow games to happen at the Mission Sports Park. We encourage you to voice your support for our plan and to play home games to the District. You can reach them via email at leisureservices@mission.ca.

Due to the COVID-19 situation, the MLC will be hosting our AGM on Zoom this year on September 29 at 6pm. We will send out more information, including the Zoom Meeting ID/password and voting instructions, closer to the AGM date. We’re hoping this online format will allow for more families to attend. Each family receives one vote in the executive election, so please come join us and help shape the future direction of our club.

Please RSVP to Secretary Shanda Collins at mmlcsecretary0@gmail.com to receive your AGM Zoom Meeting code invite and instructions.

There are multiple voting positions up for election, as well as some non-voting positions. Our club is growing and we can accomplish so much with more hands on deck! We’d love to welcome you to the team!

Voting Positions Up For Election – these are all 2 year positions
Vice President of Box
This position reports to the President and focuses primarily on the Box Lacrosse side of our organization. Some of the duties include attending meetings of governing bodies when necessary, and chairing Mission Lacrosse Executive meetings when the President is unable to do so. The VP of Box works directly with the Head Coach of Box, the Equipment Manager and other members of the executive to ensure the box season goes smoothly. More information about this role can be provided upon request.
Secretary
This position reports to the President and is responsible for the club’s documentation with various governing bodies, as well as maintaining records of club communication (ex: meeting minutes) and booking the monthly executive meetings. More information about this role can be provided upon request.
Director (3 positions available)
These voting positions are great for people wanting to get involved with the club at the executive level for the first time! They are voting positions that do not carry a specific responsibility, other than attending the monthly executive meetings and participating in the discussion and decision making process of the club. Opportunities arise to volunteer for various activities throughout the season (ex: fundraising, organizing, etc.). More information about these roles can be provided upon request.
Non-Voting Positions
Head Coach – Box
This job includes recruiting coaches, both head and assistants, for all teams within our association. Requirements will include providing some mentorship, previous experience as a coach, and the ability to think towards the future. You will also decide which head coaches will be picked for teams and tasked with getting all coaches into annual clinics.
Equipment Manager and Assistant – Box and Field
This is a really important position that is a cornerstone of our club! The job entails keeping an inventory of all gear loaned out by the program, and working with suppliers to find new gear, particularly for goaltenders. You will work with the MLC executive to fill orders for things like sweatshirts, socks and jerseys.

Please let us know if you have any questions leading up to the AGM. We will be hosting an association town hall over Zoom on Sunday, September 13 at 6 pm. We will have more details on how to register for that over the next few days. This is in order to layout the season plan, our return to play plan, and to answer any lingering questions families may have about this season and the process.

Important Dates:

Sunday, Sept. 13 – Mission Lacrosse Club Town Hall – 6 pm (Zoom)
Monday, Sept. 14 – Practices begin at Mission Sports Park – Schedules TBD
Friday, Sept. 18 – Last day to Register
Tuesday, Sept. 29 – Mission Lacrosse Club AGM – 6 pm (Zoom)
Early October – PCFLL League Play Begins – TBC

The document MMLC_Sept_12_AGM_minutes.pdf was attached to this post.

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The Mission Minor Lacrosse Club is pleased to announce registration for the 2020-21 field lacrosse season. Our season will look a lot different due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, but we are working to make it feel like any normal season. We will be adhering to our strict return to play policy that is under approval by the District of Mission, which includes strict physical distancing guidelines.

For more information and the link to registration, follow this link: http://www.missionminorlacrosse.com/clubs/5050/pages/120465

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Mission Field Lacrosse Season Plan

Posted by Owen Munro at Aug 12, 2020 6:44AM PDT ( 0 Comments )

The 2019-20 Field Lacrosse season will be split into two phases. This is being done to be better prepared for when we move into league play. This could be approved at any time given how fluid the COVID-19 situation has been. The pandemic has given the executive the opportunity to explore and look at several new and creative ways to make this field season work and further the development of our players.

We would like to note that in order to be in compliance with insurance liability, you must opt into Phase 1 in order to be eligible to play in Phase 2.

Phase 1 will see us in our own “bubble” with a focus on skill development, fitness training and intrasquad scrimmages. It will run from mid-September until early December. Practices will follow our return to play plan and will run once or twice a week depending on the age level. We are aiming to hold one intrasquad scrimmage per age group per week. Players will be evaluated but still grouped by age. There will be no tryouts to make a team.

Phase 2 will be brought before the executive for approval whenever we are moved into the next phase of the BCLA plan and are approved for competitive league games. Additional fees up to $50 per player may be required in order to cover things like additional field time and referee fees.

In the event restrictions are not lifted, we will continue with Season A until late February.

Registration:

NOTE: Players who are not registered between August 15 and September 18 or who do not participate in Phase 1 will not be permitted to continue into Phase 2, as they will not be covered by insurance.

No refunds or late registrations will be accepted. If you require financial assistance, please email Field VP Owen Munro (owenjmunro@gmail.com) for more information on how we may be able to help.

Fees:
U5 $50
U7 $60 / U8 GIRLS $70
U9 $80
U11 $90 / U12 GIRLS $90
U13 $100
U15 $110 / U15 GIRLS $110
U18 $120 / U19 GIRLS $120