This summer’s LVC Program is closed except for the last two Jamaica Sessions. Please click here for an overview of the LVC and to join the mailing list for future updates. We will run winter LVC sessions in 2014-15 and are beginning to organize team and small group LVC sessions year round. Welcome to the [...]
Team Uganda is making waves at the FIL World Championships. Please follow these links to media coverage of the Cranes: Lacrosse Magazine: Onen Scores One for Uganda, Makes History Again Inside Lacrosse: Uganda Dream Becomes a Reality Lacrosse All-Stars: Video Coverage from Days 1 & 2 Major League Lacrosse: Machine’s Tom Schreiber to Coach Team Uganda [...]
Bloomfield Hills, MI – The North American Lacrosse Invitational (NALI) is pleased to announce that Fields of Growth founder and Wheeling Jesuit head men’s lacrosse coach, Kevin Dugan, will serve as the keynote speaker to over 500 high school lacrosse players at NALI, one of the nation’s most competitive high school lacrosse tournaments. The event [...]
Editor’s Note: Kelly Giesecke is a young adult living in New York City. Kelly is from Manhasset, NY, where she grew up playing lacrosse. She went on to play at Cornell University. Last summer Kelly used her week of vacation to Coach, Serve and Learn with the FoG Lacrosse Volunteer Corps. Enjoy this reflection on her experience [...]
Fields of Growth is seeking male and female interns to spend 2.5 months in Jamaica this summer assisting with the implementation of lacrosse development programs. Ideal candidates for this position will be hard-working, proactive and responsible lacrosse enthusiasts with a passion for youth development. Successful candidates must also be extremely patient and highly empathetic. Interns [...]
Editors note: This article was written by Adam Rosenthal, a junior at Union College in Schenectady, NY. Adam spent this past summer in Kingston, Jamaica where he worked as an intern for Fields of Growth, serving and leading in the Lacrosse Volunteer Corps Program. Adam is from Tiburon, California. His article was originally featured in [...]
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Dream 2014 Campaign Aims to Unite & Inspire the Lacrosse World Kampala, Uganda – New York, NY – October 3, 2013 The non-profit organization, Fields of Growth International, in partnership with the Uganda Lacrosse Union, has formally announced its plans to bring Team Uganda to the 2014 FIL World Championships. The initiative is being launched [...]
Jamaican Youth Show Promise as Branden Rhoden scores game high 3 goals in the loss KINGSTON, Jamaica – History was made earlier this week as St. George’s College played host to the first ever Jamaica Friendship Games, which pitted the Jamaica Select U-19 boys team against a squad from the USA that was in Jamaica [...]
More coverage of the equipment drive in Syracuse, NY which is being led by Kelsey Madden, a volunteer of our Lacrosse Volunteer Corps program. For more information on how you can get involved in supporting Fields of Growth click here.
A huge thank you is in order to our friends in Syracuse for spreading the word about Fields of Growth! Please enjoy this video from ABC’s affiliate, News Channel 9 WSYR-TV featuring Lacrosse Volunteer Corps alum, Kelsey Madden!
We are going to be photo blogging from session 4 of the 2o13 Lacrosse Volunteer Corps. Enjoy the beautiful photos from the front lines in Kingston, Jamaica. Day 1 photos
We have been lucky enough to receive tons of used equipment from youth and adults alike across the country in an effort to bring necessary gear to those in both Uganda and Jamaica. Equipment drives are both great ways to get involved on the home front as well as serving as the life blood for [...]
Everyone at Fields of Growth is excited to welcome Miles Makdisi to our growing Family of Friends. Our organization is on a mission to harness the passion of the lacrosse community into positive social impact here the USA, in Uganda and in Jamaica. We welcome Miles to our team! A big part of our work [...]
Warriaz Top Strykers in a Stunning Upset! Editor’s Note: The following is republished from Sam Otoa’s ULL Gameday Report from Saturday, March 30. The Uganda Lacrosse League is a 5 team men’s lacrosse league that is sponsored by Fields o f Growth. Strykers 5 – 6 Warriaz League leaders Strykers put themselves on a tightrope [...]
Symposium to Address Relationship Between Sports, War and Peace Looking deeper into the international landscape and the concept of sport, this spring’s University of Idaho Borah Symposium will focus on Beyond the Battlefield: Sports, War and Peace. Events will take place April 1-3 on the Moscow campus and are free to the public. “With the [...]
Strykers, Warriaz Show their Strength in Week 3 of Uganda Lacrosse League Action Strykers LC Cruises to a 5-0 win over the Kings Strykers’ attackman Ibra Makanda scored a hat-trick and team-mate Kenneth Kasule notched two goals as Strykers brushed aside Kings Lacrosse in a heated game. Strykers went ahead early and were having a [...]
Kingston, Jamaica – The upstart Jamaica Lacrosse Association received a huge boost this month as three of the top female players in the world visited to coach and serve with the Lacrosse Volunteer Corps run by the non-profit Fields of Growth (FoG). The effort was headed by USC assistant coach and FoG women’s program representative [...]
A nice video update on Fields of Growth from Terry Foy and the Inside Lacrosse crew who caught up with Kevin Dugan at the US Lacrosse Convention.
Fields of Growth (FoG) aims to harness the passion of the lacrosse community into positive social impact through global leadership development, service and growing the game. Founded in 2009 by former college lacrosse coach and player, Kevin Dugan, FoG has become a popular non profit among those in the lacrosse world that have a passion for [...]
Join the HOPEFUL team Joining the HOPEFUL team puts you in a position to be an positive change agent while supporting the work we do in Uganda and Jamaica. We have a catalog of age appropriate events you can organize to spread the word about Fields of Growth and help advance our cause. Visit the HOPEFUL [...]
360 Degrees of Positive Social Impact The concept for Fields of Growth (FoG) was born in 2009 when Kevin Dugan and Maurice Sserunkuma met at an annual conference for the International Academy on African Business Development, hosted by Makerere University Business School. The two began dreaming the concept for an intelligently structured, passion fueled organization. One that [...]