Whitefish Lacrosse provides high school lacrosse opportunities boys and girls in Whitefish, Montana. Whitefish Lax belongs to the Montana High School Lacrosse Association and competes with teams from Pablo, Helena, Missoula, Bozeman, Billings, Great Falls

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All coaches must complete all steps to become a US Lacrosse Level 1 Certified Coach. In 2015 all teams are required to have one fully certified Level 1 coach at all games and practices. 


Step 1: Send an email to Eric Hanson at flatheadlax@gmail.com to indicate you would like to coach.


Step 2: Login to the Flathead Lacrosse website and select the registration tab; Register as a coach.


Step 3: Complete a NCSI Background Check via the Flathead Lacrosse Website .

-Complete your NCSI Background check when prompted.


Step 4: Join US Lacrosse during the Coach Registration Process.


Step 5: Share your NCSI Background check with US Lacrosse:

-Login to your US Lacrosse Account, Under Family Management choose Background Check. 

-Select Check Background Check Status to see if your prior background check is still good or will expire soon.

-Select Purchase Background Check and continue with entering your information.

-If you need to enter a Self Registration Number the number is: 30124101

-Once the US Lacrosse Background Check connects your name with the Flathead Lacrosse Background Check you will be asked to share the background check from Flathead to US Lacrosse. Yes, give consent to share the information from FLC to USL.



Step 6: Complete the USL Level 1 Online Course


Step 7: Attend the Coaches Education Program Clinic. The clinic is on February 20th, 2016 in Helena from 9am-4pm. The Youth Boys and Girls Game Scheduling meeting is on February 21st in Helena from 10am-3pm. Register for the Clinic in Helena on February 20, 2016. The registration will be listed here when it is available. 


Step 8: Complete a Positive Coach Alliance Double Goal Coach Course


Step 9: Sign the MLA Code of Conduct: https://leagueathletics.com/UserForm.asp?RegID=176114&org=montanalax.org


Step 10: Verify that you are fully USL Level 1 certified by checking the list on this page.


You are not fully certified until your name appears on the US Lacrosse list of Level 1 Certified Coaches. If you do not see your name listed but believe you are certified please follow up with US Lacrosse to ensure your Level 1 certification is up to date. 


US Lacrosse

Phone: (410) 235-6882
Fax: (410) 366-6735
Membership Services: #102
Membership Fax: (410) 843-0390

Call Center Hours:
Mon. - Thu., 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Fri., 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sat., 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.