Head Men's Lacrosse Coach at Duke University
Danowski coached Duke to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Men's Lacrosse Championship in 2010, 2013, and 2014, and an appearance in the national championship game in 2007. He is a two-time winner of the F. Morris Touchstone Award as the NCAA men's lacrosse coach of the year, earning the honor in 1993 and 2010. One of nine coaches to lead three NCAA Division I championship teams, Danowski has won more than 300 games during his coaching career.
Becoming a Champion: The Defenseman39,95 $What defines a Duke defenseman? This is the question John Danowski and Chris Gabrielli thoroughly examine in this lacrosse coaching course. Gabrielli provides insight into what makes his defensemen so successful and how that translates into what will make your defensemen successful. He focuses on skill work, change of possession, awareness, approach, individual technique, off-ball positioning, reacting to specific situations, and unsettled situations.
By completing this course you will:
- Get insight into key areas to a successful defenseman
- Learn drills and techniques that will make your defensemen successful
- Learn how to teach your defensemen in the areas of skill work, change of possession, awareness and more
Becoming a Champion: The Midfielder39,95 $
Midfielders are the only players who play both offense and defense, so they need to be complete players. Coach Ron Caputo likes his midfielders to dictate tempo by playing hard and playing fast, so he drills his athletes hard and fast. In this lacrosse coaching course, Caputo demonstrates this notion of drilling hard and fast by applying it to the development of both offensive and defensive skills.
On the offensive end, Caputo shows a number of drills and techniques that will enhance a midfielder's abilities in critical areas such as dodging, shooting, and passing. Defensively, Caputo applies drills to potential game-like situations and teaches a useful holding drill that focuses on movement and stick placement. He also touches on important elements, such as quick passing and catching over the shoulder. Caputo's teaching provides an in-depth set of skills and abilities that are a necessity in the construction a complete midfielder.39,95 $
Becoming a Champion: The Attackman39,95 $Learn critical lacrosse skills from national championship coach John Danowski! In this lacrosse coaching course, Danowski speaks directly to the athlete emphasizing the importance of hard work in practice and on your own. Danowski covers a wide variety of concepts, drills and techniques that are vital to developing the ultimate lacrosse attackman.
Danowski shows concepts such as receiving the ball, playing around the crease, protecting the ball, handling ground balls, field positioning, transition, inside shooting, pick plays and playing without the ball. Each technique is demonstrated at full speed and shown again in slow motion. Coaches can use this video to model technique to their athletes. Executing these technique with speed and precision will help you become a championship attackman.