Not every lacrosse player has been blessed with great talent, but every player, regardless of ability can be a great teammate. Here are 12 qualities of a great teammate. Do these qualities describe you or your young player?
Almost everyone in the world has heard of Michael Jordan. He is probably one of the greatest basketball players who ever lived. But, did you know that he was cut from his high school basketball team when he was in the tenth grade because he was not good enough to make the team? The man who turned out to be one of the best professional basketball players of all-time had an occasion in his younger days when he could not even make the team!
Team chemistry is the key component to a team's success, at any level. It takes a special type of player to realize this, and act in a way that benefits the team the most. To play with a true love for the game, and a passion to succeed and not be denied, is the true way to not only support your team-mates, but also to bring honor to your family name.
The Athletes’ Creed was created by those who play for the love of the game. It is a set of principles written by sports leaders and everyday athletes from across the country. It’s a proclamation of what the game stands for and how to be a better athlete, teammate and opponent. Its mission is to inspire athletes everywhere to reclaim the enjoyment of sports and the spirit of clean competition.