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10 YEAR STRATEGY THE FUTURE FOR THE LACROSSE COMMUNITY


1 Contents Vision

Page 2

Mission

Page 2

Values

Page 2

Key Priorities

Page 3

Enablers

Page 4

Key Outcomes

Page 5

Key Organisational Actions

Page 6

2012 - 2022


10 YEAR STRATEGY THE FUTURE FOR THE LACROSSE COMMUNITY


2 Vision Lacrosse to be recognised as a Major team Sport in England. Mission To promote and develop Lacrosse, in all its forms, by working with our members, stakeholders and others to ensure that opportunities exist for individuals to participate, and achieve excellence in the sport of Lacrosse. Values We aspire to: Excellence: Provide a high quality experience and interaction with all our members and other parties. Accountability: Recognise that we have clear responsibilities and commit to ethical, equitable and safe practices and challenge exclusion and poor practice. Respect: Value the contribution of all. Integrity: Act at all times with openness and transparency to build mutual trust and co-operation with members and stakeholders. Teamwork: Value the contributions of individuals and work collectively as a team. Inclusivity: An enjoyable experience for all.

2012 - 2022


3 Key Priorities To move towards the vision, the key priorities are: •

More people participating more often.

Opportunities to achieve excellence at all levels and achieving success on the international stage.

Higher Profile

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10 YEAR STRATEGY

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4 Enablers Volunteers and professionals delivering the following: •

Participation (National Development Programme)

Introducing new and sustaining existing participation in Lacrosse: •

Recreational Clubs (National Club Expansion Programme)

Supporting and expanding the number of recreational community clubs and teams: •

Education (National Education Programme)

Supporting and expanding the number of staff, coaches, officials and administrators: •

Athlete Development (National Talent Identification and Development Programme)

Supporting and developing the number and quality of our performance athletes: •

Team England (National Squads Programme)

Supporting and developing the quality and increasing the success of our England teams: •

Services (National Services Programme)

Supporting and developing the membership services, communication, competitions, events, image, partnerships and funding for Lacrosse.

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5 Key Outcomes •

More volunteers, coaches and officials involved more often and to a higher standard

Improved and effective communications

Raising the profile and general awareness of the game

Striving to improve world level performance by producing championship winning teams

Increased membership

Increased and diverse sources of funding

Greater access to appropriate facilities

Preserving the integrity of the game

Recognise the different variants of the game

An effective and well run organisation

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10 YEAR STRATEGY

THE FUTURE FOR THE LACROSSE COMMUNITY


6 Key Organisational Actions To increase the number of people playing the game more often by: • • • • •

Providing a range of playing opportunities and programmes which are attractive to a wide range of people. Continuine to extend the robust and wide ranging community club network working to develop new players. Extending the school, college and university network to develop new players. Developing a robust and extensive recreational playing network. Developing the ability to resource the growth of the game through effective deployment of volunteers supported by staff.

To increase the number of volunteers, coaches and officials providing a better standard to all participants by: • • • • •

Providing support and training for volunteers at all levels of the game. Increasing the number of coaches and officials being qualified and active at all nationally recognised levels. Ensuring deployment through the ‘’right person, right place, right time” strategy. Developing the world’s best coaches capable of producing world class players and championship winning teams. Developing the world’s best officials capable of officiating at world class level.

Communications: • •

Ensuring timely and appropriate communications , linked into our membership services packages, which are relevant to all our membership groupings and lacrosse enthusiasts. Ensuring modern communication techniques are fully utilised.

2012 - 2022


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English Lacrosse 10 Year Stategy