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The Howl (S2, E34): Joe Spallina, Women's Lacrosse

Stony Brook Athletics

Stony Brook women's lacrosse boss Joe Spallina joins the show to preview this week's conference tournament. 


4 May 2021

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Joe Spallina Joins Takeaways with Ric Beardsley (#004)

Takeaways with Ric Beardsley

On this episode of Takeaways with Ric Beardsley, Joe Spallina joins to discuss how he got into coaching women's lacrosse, Stony Brook's outlook this season, what it's like raising five kids who play lacrosse and whether he'd like to get back involved in pro lacrosse. Ric also gives his thoughts on the state of Syracuse lacrosse, rebukes parents who yell "wheels" and carry their kids equipment in his "Lap It Up" segment and urges Marist to allow its lacrosse programs to resume play. --- Takeaways with Ric Beardsley is an unfiltered lacrosse podcast hosted by the former Syracuse defenseman on the Lacrosse Playground podcast network. Takeaways is sponsored by Mercury Screen Printing. Email ric@mymercuryprinting.net for all your screen printing needs. DISCLAIMER: Ric Beardsley's no-nonsense opinions and on-point hot takes are the property of Ric Beardsley, and Ric Beardsley alone. The views expressed in this podcast, no matter how incredibly amazing they are, do not necessarily reflect the views of Lacrosse Playground and its constituents.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app


15 Apr 2021

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Episode 1: Joe Spallina

Stick Side High

Host Sam Croston sits down with Stony Brook women's lacrosse head coach Joe Spallina to discuss his personal lacrosse background, his coaching philosophies, and what he hopes will be in store for his team this season. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/samantha573/support


2 Feb 2021

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The Howl (S2, E7): Joe Spallina and Ally Kennedy

Stony Brook Athletics

Check out the latest episode of The Howl, featuring head coach Joe Spallina and star midfielder Ally Kennedy from the fifth-ranked Stony Brook women's lacrosse team.


6 Oct 2020

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Phi-Lacrosse-ophy Podcast Ep. 22 - Joe Spallina

Phi-Lacrosse-ophy Podcast

Joe Spallina 00:32 Intro to Joe Spallina and His Philosophy on Skill-Coach Spallina backround -College coaching-Youth coaching -Team USA -Stoney Brook Women's lacrosse-Love the game -Skill work in practice -Play fast -Mechanics -Avoiding self inflicted wounds -Possession drills 10:32 Shooting-Teaching proper shooting -Step down shooting drills -Mental side of shooting -Practicing where you shoot from in games -Learning how to swing hard -Form and mechanics -Form shooting vs deceptive shooting and its evolution -Low high wind up -Behind the back feeding 23:31 Physicality in Dodging -More of it in a high level offense -Contact shooting drills-Pass first -Girls playing box lacrosse -The benefits of box lacrosse31:50 Being Different By Learning From Everything -Professional Development -Watching press conferences-Quest to being better 33:55 Theory of Girls Playing With a Boys Stick -Low success rate with a bad stick -Boys use girls sticks so why not the other way around?-Helps with learning curve -Jamie using a girls stick 38:57 Two Man Game -MLL stats -Progression in the women's game -Big/big vs big/little -2 man from box translating into the women's game -Pass down pick down vs up picks both boys and girls -Teaches IQ-Opens the play up -Picking your own man 48:51 How Much Youth Players are Playing for Coach Spallina?-Younger = more time -Month of August is a dead period -September is individual -2 days a week in October and a few weekends -November - few tournaments -Season starts with box in the winter -Summer practice schedule -MLL style rosters -October-June: 3 days a week -Multi sport athletes 1:03:02 Development Models -Summer tradition of Box Lacrosse in Canada -Play a lot of lacrosse -High quality environment-Shooting goalies -Backyard lacrosse -Pick up games in practice -Development from pick up games -Solution to not being able to play for a great team -Different IQ's

1hr 15mins

29 Nov 2018