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Coaches & Officials Needed


Head and assistant coaches are needed. An HLC Coaching Application must be completed by all coaches (new and returning).  The Montana Lacrosse Association requires that all head coaches be certified through US Lacrosse (Level 1).  Information about the coaching certification process will be covered in the meeting.

Lacrosse experience is not required but experience coaching youth sports is always preferred.

All coaching applications will be reviewed and approved by the HLC Board.

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The MLA Board set a goal that each MLA program recruits one new official per 25 players in their program. The MLA will create a complete plan to incentivize the recruitment efforts and provide adequate training and certification opportunities.

Here is this year's officials training program. Please note that a girls officials clinic will be held at the end of January while the boys officials training program begins February 1st.

  • Coaches Education Program (CEP) Clinic information
  • Youth and HS Game Scheduling Meeting information

Chris Naumann, President, Montana Lacrosse Association

Looking for players, parents, or anyone you may know who would be interested in and able to become a certified ref.

Experience with lacrosse and, or officiating is not required. We'll work on that if you are brand new to the game. For those with officiating and, or lacrosse experience - this is a fun way to stay involved and help our growing sport.

The State Association will provide you a starter uniform kit (hat, shirt, whistles, flag, patches, game card.) Complete five assignments in 2017 and the uniform is yours. Training is free.

Here's what we need from you:

  1. Include your best contact information (phone, address, email and level you are interested in reffing - Youth or high school) that would help greatly.
  2. Join US Lacrosse as an official. This is required to get insurance and access to the training and testing materials. 
  3. Complete five online training sessions in February 2017 & one on-field clinic.
  4. Study for and pass the rules test.
  5. Have fun!
  USL Certified Official Non-Certified Official
  Two officials
(Rate per Official)
One official Two officials
(Rate per Official)
One official
Varsity and JV $70.00  $90.00  N/A  N/A

MLA Assignor will always attempt to assign 2 USL Certified Officials to every High School Varsity and JV game.

Officials Payment

Fees for officials will be paid to the MLA in two installments. The first installment will be paid halfway through the season. The second payment will be made following the final games and championship events. 

Mileage Reimbursement

Any official who must travel a distance greater than 25 miles one way will receive a gas per diem of $.25 for the pre-determined round trip mileage which will be paid for by the home team which will be reflected in their officials fee invoice.