Kelly Giesecke Reflects on Her LVC Experience in Jamaica


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 […]

We Are Seeking Summer Interns for our Jamaica Program

Jamaica Interns

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 […]

Miles Makdisi Gets to Work In Jamaica


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 […]

Kevin Dugan at the Borah Symposium


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 […]

Bowen, Bullard, Wills Head Lacrosse Volunteer Corps in Jamaica

Jamaica Girls Lacrosse

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 […]

Lacrosse Volunteers Head to Jamaica to Coach, Serve & Learn

The top midfield line this side of Hope Road.

Video from Day 5 Day 5 Photo Gallery Day 4 Photo Gallery Day 3 Photo Gallery Day 2 Photo Gallery Day 1 Photo Gallery DAY 1 AM UPDATE Stay tuned to this page over the next 10 days as Kevin Dugan, Fields of Growth founder & director will be blogging from Kingston where the game […]

Lifetime Friends Help to Launch Lacrosse in Jamaica


KINGSTON, JAMAICA – Growing up in Duxbury, MA, Harry Holden and brothers Charlie and Peter Willauer had what they would describe as fortunate lives; They have great friends and families, they went to great schools, and they grew up in a beautiful town on the south shore of Boston. Their hometown of Duxbury is highly […]

Fields of Growth Launches Jamaica Program

Jamaica Lacrosse

Fields of Growth (FoG) is excited to announce the launch of a new program in Jamaica. Three short years ago Kevin Dugan started FoG and found himself splitting his summer between Uganda and Jamaica, these two places, both close to his heart, also pulled at his focus and after some soul searching Dugan decided to […]