Officiating National Technical Committee vacancies
Wednesday Sep 11, 2019
The ALA seeking applications for current vacancies on the Officiating National Technical Committees (Men and Women).
ALA Awards - Life Membership and Merit Award
Friday May 17, 2019
The ALA Will be awarding a life Membership and Certificate of Merit at the 9th ALA Annual Dinner.
Sports Armour Partnership
Friday May 17, 2019
The Australian Lacrosse Association is excited to announce new partner Sports Armour.
World Lacrosse - Announcement
Tuesday May 7, 2019
World Lacrosse Name & Brand Announcement 2019
Vale Allan Gandy
Saturday Apr 13, 2019
The Australian Lacrosse Association Ltd. (ALA) is saddened to learn of the passing of Allan Gandy, regarded by many as Australia's finest lacrosse player.
There will be a celebration of the life of Allan Gandy on Monday 15 April 2019 at the Sandringham Club (92 Beach Road, Sandringham) from 2.30pm onwards.
Please no flowers, the family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Melbourne Legacy.
  • Officiating National Technical Committee vacancies
  • ALA Awards - Life Membership and Merit Award
  • Sports Armour Partnership
  • World Lacrosse - Announcement
  • Vale Allan Gandy

Home of the Australian Women's Team

2021 World Lacrosse Women's World Championship

Towson MD USA, Wed 7 – Sat 17 July 2021

2021 IWGA The World Games 

Birmingham Alabama USA, Thur 15 – Sun 25 July 2021                                             (women's lacrosse Tues 20 - Sat 24 July)

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Welcome to the home of the Australian Women's Team. Here you'll find related news, events and information about the team involved in this event.


Thursday 10 October 2019

SQUAD MANAGER POSITIONS - Call for Applications 

Applications are invited for Squad Manager positions of the Australian Women’s and U23 Australian Women’s Squads.

Squad Managers will play a key support role to the Head Coach and Squad, including arrangements for State Based Training and Squad Camps;

            November 2019      State Based Camps x3, Per, Ade, Mel – Squad Selection

            January 2020          2020 ALA Southern Crosse Tournament

            March 2020             Squad Camp

The challenge includes coordinating the arrangements for Squad and State Based Camps, including State Based training sessions.

Duration of Appointment:               November 2019 – March 2020

If you have a sound background in managing teams and a passion to contribute to this program, we welcome your application.

Please Note: The appointed Squad Managers will have the opportunity to be considered for the Team Manager position.

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 Applications to be submitted electronically to:     

ALA, Director of High Performance; paul.mollison@lacrosse.com.au

Applicants MUST address the Key Selection Criteria in the *Position Description.

Applications not addressing the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

Applications Close:        Friday 25 October 2019,             by Close of Business.      

Interview Timelines:          Nov 2019

Appointment:                     Nov 2019

Please Note:    All applications will be acknowledged.

                         All applicants are not guaranteed an interview.


Thursday 29 August 2019

Australian Women’s Team

U23 Australian Women’s Squad

Australian Men’s Team

U23 Australian Men’s Squad

Welcome to the program information for the 2021 Australian Women’s Team and the 2022 Australian Men’s Team.

With aims of progressing and improving our status on the world stage, these programs will commence in November 2019 under a revised framework.

APPLICATION

To be considered for selection, Player Applications can be completed and submitted at the following link;

                             https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YDLV26P

                             Due by;               Friday 27 Sept 2019

 

COST

Application Fee:              $200                    (Refunded if Application not accepted)

Application Fee Covers: Nov 2019 State Based Squad Camp, Squad Apparel.

Camp/Tournament Fee: Cost of ongoing camps and tournaments TBA

Cost Principles:              ALA HP Australian Team programs are conducted under                                            the principles of; User Pays, Self-Funded, Cost                                                                   Equalisation and Billeting.

Squad Members must commit to Hosting & Billeting to achieve an affordable program. If paid accommodation is required, Camp Fees will increase significantly.

PAYMENT                        

Bank details provided via email, following received applications.

                                         Payment Due by;               Wed 2 October 2019

SELECTION – INITIAL SQUAD

Via On-Line Applications

Squad Announcement;               Friday 4 October 2019   

SELECTION – POST NOVEMBER 2019 STATE BASED CAMPS

*Player Contracts Offered to;

                                           Men’s Squad                plus 16 x U23 Men’s Squad

                                           Women’s Squad           plus 16 x U23 Women’s Squad  

SELECTION – EVENTS

For ALA events (January Southern Crosse Tournament and July Maverik Challenge) the Men’s and Women’s Squads will compose of a Green Team and a Gold Team, with the U23 Squad also competing in the event.

For ALA events where International teams are competing, selection of Australian A and Australia B teams may occur, or a Green Team and a Gold Team where applicable. And where appropriate, the U23 Men’s and Women’s Squads will also compete.                         

AUSTRALIAN WOMEN’S SQUAD               Selected Squad Members                                                                                                    and 16 - U23 Women Squad Members

AUSTRALIAN MEN’S SQUAD                     Selected Squad Members                                                                                                    and 16 - U23 Men Squad Members

 

PREPARATION CALENDAR

The Men’s and Women’s Squads as well as the U23 Squads, once selected, will operate on a 12 months per year preparation Calendar, with athletes having five (5) Squad commitments each year.

NOV 2019                         State Based Camps                                               

                                           Perth                   Sat 9 – Sun 10 Nov 2019

                                           Adelaide             Sat 16 – Sun 17 Nov 2019

                                           Melbourne         Sat 23 – Sun 24 Nov 2019

JANUARY 2020                Southern Crosse Tournament SXT            Melbourne

                                           Fri 3 – Tues 7 Jan 2020

                                           TEAMS                Men                                   Women

                                                                        Aus Green                         Aus Green

                                                                        Aus Gold                            Aus Gold

                                                                        U23 Aus                             U23 Aus

                                                                        U19 Aus                             U20 Kyushu

                                                                                                                   U20 Chushikoku

MARCH 2020                    Squad Camp                                               Location: TBA

                                           Sat 29 Feb – Sun 1 Mar 2020

JUNE 2020                        2020 ALA Senior Nationals                          Adelaide

                                           Wed 3 or Thurs 4 – Sun 7 Jun 2020                                      

*Contracted Australian Squad Players competing with their State Team. (**Flight costs to Nationals covered by Australian Squad program. **Domestic flights)

JULY 2020                         2020 ALA Maverik Challenge                       Melbourne

                                           Wed 1 – Sun 5 Jul 2020

                                           TEAMS                Men                                   Women

                                                                        Australia Green                 Australia A

                                                                        Australia Gold                    Australia B

                                                                        U23 Aus                             U23 Aus

                                                                                                                   England

                                                                                                                   USC

OCTOBER 2020                Squad Camp                                               Location: TBA

                                           Sat 17 – Sun 18 Oct 2020

                                           Mon 19 – Sat 31 Oct       Contract Renewals

                                                                                   Retirements from Squad

                                                                                    Additions to Squad

JANUARY 2021                Southern Crosse Tournament SXT              Melbourne

                                           Sun 3 – Thurs 7 Jan 2021

MARCH 2021                    Squad Camp                                               Location: TBA

                                           Dates: TBA

JUNE 2021                        2021 ALA Senior Nationals                         Perth

                                           Wed 9 or Thurs 10 – Sun 13 Jun 2021                                           

*Contracted Australian Squad Players competing with their State Team. (**Flight costs to Nationals covered by Australian Squad program. **Domestic flights)

JULY 2021                         Australian Women’s Team

                                          2021 WL Women’s World Cup                    Towson MD

                                           Wed 7 – Sat 17 July 2021

                                           Australian Men’s Team

                                           2021 IWGA World Games         Birmingham Alabama

                                           Fri 16 – Tues 20 July 2021

                                                                    Wed 14 Jul                            arrive

                                                                    Thurs 15 Jul                          training day

                                                                    Fri 16 – Tues 20 Jul              games, 5 days

                                                                    Wed 21 Jul                            depart   

                                           Australian Women’s Team

                                           2021 IWGA World Games           Birmingham Alabama

                                           Tues 20 – Sat 24 Jul 2021

                                                                     Sun 18 Jul                            arrive

                                                                      Mon 19 Jul                           training day

                                                                      Tues 20 – Sat 24 Jul            games, 5 days

                                                                       Sun 25 Jul                           depart

                                                                                                                                 

OCTOBER 2021                Squad Camp                                               Location: TBA

                                           Dates TBC

                                           Mon 25 – Sun 31 Oct      Contract Renewals

                                                                                   Retirements from Squad

                                                                                    Additions to Squad

PLAYER CONTRACTS

Following the initial selection, Player Contracts will be in place and reviewed every 12 months, with renewed contracts offered in October of each year.

REPLACEMENTS

Senior Squad Replacements will be selected from the U23 Squad, or via invite through Talent Identification.

U23 Squad Replacements will be via invite through Talent Identification.

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Mon 8 April 2019

HEAD COACH - Call for Applications 

Applications are invited for the Head Coach position of the Australian Women’s Team.

The Head Coach will lead the program and play a key role in the implimentation of the Preparation Calendar, including ALA and FIL events;

                                 2020 ALA Southern Crosse Tournament, January 2020

                                 2020 ALA Maverik Challenge, July 2020

                                 2021 ALA Southern Crosse Tournament, January 2021

                                 2021 FIL World Cup, Towson MD USA, Wed 7 – Sat 17 July 2021

2021 IWGA The World Games, Birmingham AL USA, Thurs 22 – Sun 25 July 2022 

The challenge includes the formation and operation of a ‘continuing Squad’ and the development of athletes on a programmed Preparation Calendar of training camps and events.

Duration of Appointment:               July 2019 – 31 Oct 2021.

If you have a sound background in coaching and a passion to lead this program, we welcome your application.

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Applications to be submitted electronically to:   

ALA, Director of High Performance; paul.mollison@lacrosse.com.au ; administration@lacrosse.com.au

Applicants MUST address the Key Selection Criteria in the *Position Description.

Applications not addressing the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

Applications Close:            Friday 17 May 2019,       by Close of Business.      

Interview Timelines:           June 2019

Appointment:                       July 2019

For the *Position Description click HERE 

Please Note:          All applications will be acknowledged.

                               All applicants are not guaranteed an interview.

 

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