Our Approach

The Detroit United Lacrosse Association is a citywide youth organization dedicated to developing student athletes of character and integrity who will serve as positive members of the community. Read about our approach!

Read about our organizational principles here!

Detroit United Lacrosse operates under the six core values of the Lacrosse Athlete Development Model. It’s how we plan our seasons, how sessions and programs are structured, how coaches conduct their practices, and how kids are engaged on the field is all informed by the underlying operating system of the lacrosse athlete development model and its framework. This is what makes everything else go. It’s about development first, not short term wins and losses.

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Our pledge to you.

Lacrosse athlete development model organizations put the kid at the center, which means you’ll see a lot of fun and games–games that are intentional about developing their physical literacy, technical and tactical abilities. At the same time, the kids are having a great time, making friends and learning life-long skills.

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