I would like to thank the members for yet another great season. 2017
saw a lot of successes for our club and a great second year of the HOKS
partnership. Our events were all very well attended and of course, as a
small community of like-minded people, we continue to support
our passion for lacrosse by being positive role models on and off the
Please join us for our AGM
November 23 at 7pm
at Pason to see if there is anything you can do to help guide the club
into the future. We will also be having our planning day on Saturday November 25
from 0900-1200 at Pason for the purpose of planning what the 2018 season will look like and welcome you to attend.
will also need your continued support at the Spring Classic and Girls
Rock tournaments. These are 2 of the larger events in the province, with
the Girls Rock event possibly being the largest girls only tournament
for box lacrosse in North America and we are taking the feedback from
last years tournaments to improve this years. The Raiders also have the
opportunity to sell 50/50 at two Roughnecks games this year so keep an
eye out for those dates.
are a variety of volunteer positions required for this upcoming season
and will complete your volunteer requirements for the year:
(MInityke/Tyke, Novice/Peewee, Bantam/Midget, 1 person for each
grouping) - The role of the coordinator is to be a resource and aid
coaches in the application of skills, drills and bench coaching appropriate to the lacrosse age group in accordance with the lacrosse LTAD.
- Will work with the Technical Director to plan, organize and recruit
persons required to administrate and evaluate ORLA players for team
selections in accordance with the evaluation procedure as outlined in
the ORLA Policies. Please note strong organization skills are required.
In-line with our bylaws and the requirement to have 4 executive board positions up for nomination each AGM
, the executive board positions of Director of Programs, Director of Technical Development, Director of Operations, and Treasurer
are up for nomination. Please note each executive board position comes
with a two year term and failure to complete the two years can leave you
member not in good standing. Descriptions of the roles are listed on
our website. While we do have some nominations and /or existing
board members who will continue to serve on the board, we will require
many new volunteers to fill roles at all levels. Getting to know your
board members is a great way to feel more comfortable making
suggestions to improve programs, operations and technical development
for the players.
year we are continuing a few roles that will be paid positions. Each
role is a one year commitment to be re-voted in each year. Please see
below for their descriptions.
Tournament Coordinator -
is a paid position (Pay Scale dependent on tournament profits) will
work with the Director of Organizational Development to ensure our 2
tournaments (Spring Classis and Girls Rock) run smoothly.
Scheduler - Will
have overall responsibility for coordinating and creating the practice
schedule for Raiders Lacrosse. The Scheduler is responsible for
developing, implementing and maintaining a schedule throughout the
season ensuring practices are scheduled as per the club direction taking
in to consideration the game schedule developed by the CDLA. The
Scheduler is the key contact for booking the facilities required and
communicating effectively with the point people at the facilities and
within the club.
Please note if you are interested in any of these roles please send your intentions to: Sapphire Husky ORLA Registrar,
Thank you and I look forward to seeing you on the 23rd and 25th
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