Shannon Smith Named Speaker at US Lacrosse National Convention

Hofstra University women’s lacrosse coach to host clinic Jan. 12 in Philadelphia

US Lacrosse has named Shannon Smith, head women’s lacrosse coach at Hofstra University, a speaker at the US Lacrosse National Convention, presented by Champion. Smith will join roughly 150 of the sport’s best coaches, officials and administrators as presenters at the lacrosse world’s largest professional development event Jan. 11-13, 2013, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.

Smith will host “Stick Skills” for girls’ lacrosse coaches at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 12.

“Shannon Smith is one of the most recognizable names in women’s lacrosse and one of the game’s rising coaches,” said Beth Porreca, director of special events at US Lacrosse. “She got right into coaching after her national championship playing career at Northwestern, and we’re thrilled to welcome her as a presenter at the US Lacrosse National Convention.”

“I’m grateful for the opportunity to share some tips with other coaches at the US Lacrosse National Convention,” Smith said. “Attending the convention is one of the best things coaches can do to better themselves. I’m looking forward to a great event in Philadelphia.”