|Code for box and equipment locker @ LSS/MAP||Equipment Manager or Manager Coordinator|
|Goalie gear||Goalie Equipment Manager|
|Game jerseys||Uniform Manager|
|Game shorts||Uniform Manager|
|Pinnies (for younger teams)||Equipment Manager|
|C’s & A’s for captains and assistants||Equipment Manager|
|Ball bag & balls for practices/games||Equipment Manager|
|First aid kit||Equipment Manager|
|Medical forms for players||Secretary|
|Code of Conduct form for players/parents||Secretary|
|Game sheets||Manager Coordinator|
|Lock for dressing room||Team|
- LMLA provides all goalie gear except helmets and gloves
- Goalie Equipment Manager, hands out goalie equipment from Mini Tyke to Midget
- Usually goalies are outfitted prior to the start of evaluations/tryouts
- If you have any ill-fitting or damaged gear, contact the Goalie Equipment Manager immediately for repairs/replacement
- Goalie gear care
Goalies are responsible for professionally cleaning their gear at end of season. Cost of this is the goalie’s responsibility, unless the team has a rotating goalie – then it is up to the team. Bring receipt when returning gear by individual goalie or team.
Can be taken to:
Cost: $39.99 plus tax
The Equipment Manager will provide most of the equipment required for your team. You will be sent an email about pick-up dates and locations.
You and/or the coach are responsible for collecting and returning ALL association equipment as directed at the end of the season.
MAP – covered box behind LSS (56th Avenue and 221st Street)
- The Township of Langley has a code to gain access to the facility and nets in lock up which is given out at beginning of season.
- If you forget the code contact the Manager Coordinator.
- The code should not be shared with the team – it is just for the manager and coaches.
- Make sure to keep this area locked at all times and place the key back into the lock box when you are done. The box is to remain locked at all times when not in use.
- You can obtain a code for the LMLA blue locker from the Equipment Manager.
Ball bag & balls for practices & games
- The Equipment Manager will issue a ball bag/bucket and balls for each team
- Remove 5 new balls at the beginning of the season and keep separate for games
- It is the coach’s responsibility to collect the practice balls from team members after each practice and collect the games balls from referees after each home game
- You can mark practice balls for identification if it helps
- It is expected that you return the ball bag/bucket and balls at the end of the season – this helps keep the cost of buying new equipment to a minimum
- It is recommended that you add a line item to your budget for replacement balls ($2.63 ea)
First Aid Kit
- This kit is stocked by the Equipment Manager at the beginning of the season
- Medical tape stocked in the First Aid Kit should NOT be used for equipment
Medical forms for players
- Medical Form link can be obtained from the Secretary
- Each player is required to complete the form prior to participating in any game
- Managers and Coaches will be provided a link to the Medical information for their team in case of emergency
Game Jerseys are handed out in the team bins by the Equipment Manager
- You will collect $150 deposit cheques made out to LMLA dated August 1 for box lacrosse or March 1 for field lacrosse – keep a record
- Players can NOT play unless a cheque has been received
- At the end of the season when jerseys have been returned in good shape, cheques will be returned or shredded
- If a jersey is damaged, return to the Equipment Manager, along with the deposit cheque
- It will go under review as to whether it will be cashed or not
- The deposit cheque will be kept with the jersey handed out to that player
- If the player is moved to a different team, the first manager needs to get the jersey back and gives the deposit cheque to the new manager
- When you pick up your jerseys, check that you have a full set of numbers
- Make sure sizing is suitable for your players – not all jerseys are going to fit perfectly but they should be suitable to play in
- Goalies need to pay attention to their sizing so they aren’t in conflict with CLA Rules
- Check the condition of the jerseys before you hand them out
- Keep a record of the numbers, sizes and condition of the jerseys that you receive
- This will be useful at the end of the season if there are any discrepancies
- Jerseys should be washed in cold water on a gentle cycle and tumble dried on low.
- Stains should be taken care of right away with a gentle stain remover
- Remind players to treat their association jerseys with respect
- They can be brought to games on hangers, in jersey bags, or folded neatly in their gear bags
- They should not be crumpled in the bottom of their bags or dropped on the dressing room floor
- Ask players to hang their jerseys so they dry out
Captains & Assistants
- Captains and assistants will be assigned for teams or rotated for the year
- Please use the snap on C’s and A’s provided by the association (for Novice to Midget divisions only)
- Each team will receive 1 C and 2 A’s
- CLA Rules state that you must have a Captain. Up to two Alternatives are optional (Rule 15)
- Some teams choose to have more than two Alternatives
- This may be allowed during the season but you will only be allowed the maximum of two during Provincial competition.
- These need to be returned at the end of the box season
- Have one of the coaching staff keep any spare game jerseys in case a player forgets to bring theirs to a game
- All jerseys MUST have a stop sign on the back
- Check that all your jerseys meet this standard
- Contact the Equipment Manager, if your jersey does not.
- Custom uniforms from previous years, may not be worn during game play in the current season.
- The Equipment Manager will provide a set of game shorts for your team
- Be aware of the sizes you need before you pick them up
- Players should wear these shorts at all games
- Players keep their shorts at the end of the season
- If you want a set of pinnies to use for practice, please contact the Equipment Manager
- Treat the pinnies like you would a jersey–dry and wash regularly with care
- All pinnies need to be returned at the end of the season with your team jerseys
It is the manager and/or coach’s responsibility to assemble the equipment required for their team.
Lock for Dressing Room
- Lock your dressing rooms at ALL practices and games!
- Thefts throughout the Lower Mainland have been reported over the years
- Since players may need to access the dressing room during practices/games, you should consider giving a spare key to one of the parents
- This Parent can also lock the dressing room prior to games and open post games.
- You can purchase premade, re-useable ice packs (gel ice packs recommended) at any local store or create your own by freezing wet sponges and sealing them in zip lock bags
- It is recommended that you keep 3-4 in a cooler and assign an assistant coach to bring them to practices/games
- The team is responsible for supplying icepacks
- Teams may opt to have a small tool kit with extra nuts, bolts, screws, screwdrivers, hockey tape, etc. for equipment repairs
- This is a team choice and responsibility
- Clothing is the responsibility of the team
- The home team must have a bench towel available for floor spills/clean-up during a game
- Water bottles are a player’s responsibility–they should bring their own to practices and games
- Players are NOT to share water bottles!
- If you choose to have a team set, each bottle should be labeled with the player’s number so they can easily be identified
- Team bottles will need to be emptied, cleaned and dried after each practice/game
- Mouth guards are mandatory–players are not allowed on the floor without one
- Players are NOT to share mouth guards
- You may want to purchase a few cheap ones and keep them in your tool kit
- If a player needs to use one of your spares, they should keep it and replace it with a new one ASAP