Richland, Pasco, Kennewick Washington- The Tri-Cities Premier Lacrosse Club growing the sport for boys grades 1-8, and for girls grades 1-12.

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Coaching Launch Plan

Hello my name is Chris Hillyer. I am the Coaches Coordinator for Three Rivers Lacrosse. I wanted to thank you for devoting you time and want to be a coach for Three Rivers. Below is the launch plan that will need to be followed to become a coach for this program. Three Rives will reimburse for all expenses accrued during the registration process. Please follow the check list and let me know when you complete the steps.

          Register with US lacrosse as a coach:

           Register with Three Rivers Lacrosse as a coach:



          Complete Background check:

 1)    First you will need to make sure your US Lacrosse Coach Membership is current. If so go and register.  Be sure to save your receipt for this fee and send a copy of it to the Three Rivers treasurer, so they can reimburse you. (


2)    Once you have your US Lacrosse coach membership renewed, click this private link to register. Be sure to sign in using the email address you use for your 3rlax account. If you have several email addresses attached to your account, contact me and I can tell you which email address I used on the private invitation.


3)    During the registration process, if your background check has expired, you will be directed to the NCSI website to redo your background check. Simply fill out the questionnaire they provide and then click to come back to to complete the registration process. You will not be charged for your background check.


4)    When NCSI completes your background check, they will send us either a green light or a red light.



          CPR/First AID: Contact info is Elisabeth Germain, 308-2222,


         US Lacrosse level 1 training:


          Concussion Training: it is part of the US lacrosse L1 coaches package

          Download App on your cell phone: SI Play and Tourney machine, US lacrosse coaching app



Signs (Observed)

Symptoms (Reported by Player)

  • Appears dazed or stunned
  • Is confused about assignment or position
  • Forgets an instruction
  • Is unsure of game, score or opponent
  • Moves clumsily
  • Answers questions slowly
  • Loses consciousness (even briefly)
  • Shows mood, behavior or personality changes
  • Cannot recall events prior to hit or fall
  • Cannot recall events after hit or fall
  • Headache or "pressure" in head
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Balance problems or dizziness
  • Double or blurry vision
  • Sensitivity to light or noise
  • Feeling sluggish, hazy, foggy or groggy
  • Concentration or memory problems
  • Confusion
  • Does not "feel right" or is "feeling down"




Coaches Playbook Link





Equipment For Boys:

  • Lacrosse Stick (Short stick for attack & midfield; long pole for defense; goalie stick for goalie)
  • Helmet: All helmets and face masks should be NOCSAE (National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment) approved.
  • Mouthpiece
  • Gloves 
  • Elbow Pads
  • Shoulder Pads (not required for goalies)
  • Protective Cup
  • Cleats 
  • Goalkeeper Equipment: The goalkeeper is required to wear a throat protector and chest protector, in addition to a helmet, mouthpiece, elbow pads, gloves and a protective cup.
  • Rib Pads are optional


Equipment for Girls:

girls lacrosse equipment image

  • Lacrosse Stick
  • Eye protection (must meet ASTM specification standard F803 for women's adult/ youth lacrosse for the appropriate level of play)
  • Mouthpiece
  • Gloves (padded gloves are required for goalie. Close fitting gloves are optional for all others)
  • Cleats
  • Helmet with face mask (only for goalie)
  • Goalie Equipment
    • The goalkeeper must wear a helmet with face mask (NOCSAEapproved)
    • Throat protector
    • Padded gloves
    • Mouthpiece
    • Chest protector with abdominal and pelvic protection
    • Thigh and shin padding
    • The goalkeeper may wear padding on arms, legs, and shoulders which does not excessively increase the size of those body parts


Coaches Corner Video training assistance 




Boys Rules

2018 Youth Boys' Rulebook: Official Rules for Boys' Lacrosse

Girls Rules

2018 Youth Girls' Rulebook: Official Rules for Girls' Lacrosse

Boys Coaching Cordinator Contact info

Chris Hillyer