Pure Advantage Lacrosse (PAL) is committed to excellence in athletics as part of a larger commitment to excellence and education of youth lacrosse. This commitment to excellence in athletics, implies that PAL will provide exemplary leadership and appropriate facilities and support services to allow its athletes to compete at the highest level of competition.
The guiding principle behind PAL’s participation in club athletics is our belief in its educational value for our athletes. Club athletics promotes character traits of high value to personal development and success in later life. These include the drive to take one’s talents to the highest level of performance; embracing the discipline needed to reach high standards; learning to work with others as a team in pursuit of a common goal; and adherence to codes of fairness and respect. Athletics also plays an important role in creating a sense of community within the organization.
Pure Advantage Lacrosse is also committed to the physical and emotional well-being of athletes and to the social development of the whole person. We recognize that great demands are placed on athletes who participate in club athletics, and we are committed to providing support to help them manage these demands and get the most out of their lacrosse experience. Athletes are also expected to adhere to a level of conduct that brings credit to themselves and the club and uphold the values of citizenship and service.