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Moorhead Youth Lacrosse Association

About MYLA

Common Purpose: Strengthen youth and community
Mission: Grow the game of lacrosse
Vision: Lacrosse for everyone

Winning Lacrosse Values:

We honor the opponent

We volunteer for adversity

We play for those who cannot

We are thankful for this challenge

We hunger for what we do not know

We are unembarrassed by learning from failure

We celebrate conditions that display our uncommon resiliency


We Are The Tradition,

We Are Moorhead Lacrosse

Weather Policies

Lighting Policy

Heat Policy


Centennial Fields

2600 15th Ave N. Moorhead, MN 56560

History of our program

Previous to 2013

Fargo Park District and others loosely operate lacrosse as a try-it sport, minimal leagues, sanctioning or travel play


Red River Valley Lacrosse Association (RRVLA) formed, operating (to this day) youth lacrosse in the Fargo area as a K-12 club sport for metro/surrounding communities


RRVLA, interested parents, students and others informally discuss sanctioned varsity lacrosse with Moorhead Public Schools (MPS)


Grand Rapids, MN fields sanctioned teams in MSHSL girls and boys lacrosse


Discussion and pressure builds for sanctioning Spud Lacrosse


Brainerd, MN approves sanctioned lacrosse for 2017-2018 season

October 2017

Moorhead Lacrosse Booster Club (MLBC) incorporated by volunteers to raise funds for and promote sanctioned Spud Lacrosse

January 2018

MLBC petitions MPS for sanctioned lacrosse

Mar. 2018

Subcommittee of MLBC begins operating Moorhead based youth lacrosse teams to create a vertical brand for Spud Lacrosse

June 2018

MPS approves Girls and Boys Lacrosse as a varsity sport beginning play in the 2018-2019 school year

Aug. 2018

MLBC delivers funding in excess of $19,000 to MPS to kick start lacrosse program

Aug. 2018

MLBC board unanimously votes to dissolve and reconstitute corporation with a new board doing business as "Moorhead Youth Lacrosse Association (MYLA)"

January 2019

Registration opens for MYLA programming, season April-June 2019



Centennial Fields in north Moorhead established as the home for Spud Lacrosse

Board of Directors

President – Joni Woidtke
Vice President – Mitch Lau
Treasurer – Brian Stavenger
Secretary – Jessica Mickelson
Player Recruitment & Development – Chris Voorhees
Strength & Conditioning – Mike Ulness
Equipment – Troy Bagne
Fundraising – Ashley Hirchert
Boys Commissioner – Logan Wiemken
Girls Commissioner – Briann Martinson



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