YJ North Policies

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 Player Policy

  • All players must have an updated US Lacrosse Membership # in order to participate on the teamwww.uslacrosse.org/membership
  • Players should plan all travel, appointments, and events around the YJN training season.
  • Players can be excused at any point with no refund for attendance, behavior issues, academic standing issues, and parent behavior.
  • Academics are the most important aspect to a player’s resume. Players are expected to balance and plan ahead in academics to maintain their GPA without missing training. If players are expecting to play lacrosse at the next level they need to learn to balance work, exams, and training as that will be their lifestyle for four years.
  • Players are expected to check emails and texts regularly for updated information.
  • In a championship setting, playing time is not guaranteed.
  • Allow coaches 48 hours to respond to any request.
  • Lacrosse recruiting camps/clinics are the only absence that is considered excused.
  • All players are prohibited from playing for/with any other club lacrosse organization unless approved by the Yellow Jackets North administration. Breaking this policy will result in dismissal.
  • Accepting a roster spot on a Yellow Jackets North team infers an understanding and adherence to all of the policy criteria above.


Coach Policy

  • All coaches are expected to have an updated US Lacrosse Membership # in order to coach YJN  www.uslacrosse.org/membership
  • Coaches are expected to arrive a minimum of 15 minutes early to practice and 1 hour before games. Depending on the tournament schedule, the meeting time before games may vary.
  • Coaches should maintain positive relationships with players and families.
  • Coaches should only speak positively, but honestly, to college coaches about players and families in the YJN organization.
  • Coaches should be well versed in current practices and consider themselves both educators and students of the game.
  • Coaches should be prepared to challenge players at the highest level and offer feedback on a consistent basis to improve their game.
  • Coaches should respond by 48 hours of a question or concern from a player, parent, college, or administrator within YJN.
  • Accepting a coaching position with Yellow Jackets North infers an understanding and adherence to all of the policy criteria above.


Parent Policy

  • All parents should plan the player’s travel, appointments, and events around the YJN training season.
  • When questions are asked, parents should allow 48 hours for a response from a coach or administrator.
  • Parents are encouraged to wait 24 hours before expressing a concern that has to do with game situations or incidents in practice.
  • A parent’s behavior can affect a player’s spot on the team.
  • If you are a family that enjoys traveling, planning last minute vacations, or does not see commitment to athletics as a priority, this may not be the best fit for your needs. 
  • Accepting a roster spot on a Yellow Jackets North team infers an understanding and adherence to all of the policy criteria above.

Financial Information

  • Club dues should be paid on time
  •  Financial options will be presented upon making team for families who need assistance
  • Financial deadlines will be strictly adhered.
  • Fees are non-refundable.
  • Dismissal from the team for any reason will be done so without a refund.
  • Accepting a roster spot on a Yellow Jackets North team infers an understanding and adherence to all of the policy criteria above.