Please take a moment to review the AYLA Code of Conduct. Acknowledgement of this code is part of registration in the league each season.
The AYLA Code of Conduct is strict and serious in our sport to ensure everyone's safety and fun. Everyone associated with Lacrosse is always expected to act with sportsmanship, dignity and respect for others. This includes coaches, parents, players and referees.
Poor sportsmanship includes (but is not limited to): ·Arguing with coaches, officials, teammates, opponents or spectators ·Using threatening or profane language or gestures ·Baiting or taunting coaches, officials, teammates, opponents or spectators ·Unsafe play ·Uncontrolled behavior in the bench area
Poor sportsmanship will carry, at a minimum, the following consequences: 1st Offense Verbal warning 2nd Offense Dismissal from the game 3rd Offense Dismissal from the next game 4th Offense AYLA Board Evaluation for dismissal for the season
We, parent(s) and player, have discussed the AYLA Code of Conduct and agree to abide by it. We understand that there is no refund or recourse for dismissal from our program as a consequence of breaking this Code of Conduct.
Cheer on your player and team with positive encouragement. This is a game.
Call out good plays or shots whether it is for your team or your opponent. This is a game.
Let coaches coach and officials make the calls. This is a game.
Remember the kids. This is a game.
Refrain from negative calling out of players, teams, coaches, officials even if you disagree. This is a game.
Refrain from deriding players, teams, coaches, officials, and spectators. This is a game.
If you have a specific concern, please speak to your coach and Area Presidents.
AYLA volunteers have been working hard to fine-tune scheduling, field operations and other logistics to make sure things go more smoothly for this Sunday’s first games.
AYLA is 100% volunteer-run with no professional staff,
so your patience is much appreciated.
If you can help us out, contact us!There’s always room for you!
A few updates:
1. Officiating Team – We have great team this year. Given our small league and teams with players of varying skill levels and mixed ages, our refs will be focusing on safety and fun. Rules will be adapted with coaches’ agreement and may be tweaked as season goes. Mahalo for your understanding!
Boys – Pete Morisseau is head of boys refs, along with Ethan “Murph” Murphy, “Puddy” Khemmanivong, and Bill Vanmanen.
Girls – Alex Kazlausky and Danya Hakeem are the lead girls refs, along with Sarah Cauthen filling in as needed. Contact, Meg Fosnock if you have any questions or concerns.
2. PHOTO Day is 4/14 Sunday – A schedule will be posted and your team parents will be getting more info soon.
3. Good Friday games 4/19 – New this season, we are having games on Good Friday afternoon. No games on Easter Sunday. Check the schedule at www.alohalax.org or the SI Play app for your game time.
4. Sports Illustrated Play smartphone app – Be sure to download on your phone. Players, Parents and Coaches can communicate quickest this way, and you can also check your game schedule and post pictures to share with your team. https://www.siplay.com/mobile-app
2019 SPRING Registration is LIVE! - Early bird discount until 12/31
Check FAQ tab under “About AYLA” for more info.
Season calendar should be posted soon; Game day times TBD.
Return players are expected to have their own gear next season.
Limited supply of rental gear is available on a first-come-first serve basis for new players. Register to rent online.
A great offer from Lax.com for AYLA members is back -- Promo code is Aloha20 at www.lax.com valid until 12/31/18. Get 20% off your order.
Black Friday deals will be coming up, too, so be on the lookout at all lacrosse retailers.
Sports Gear Warehouse in Kaneohe has a very limited supply of protective gear and sticks at 50% off until supplies last. This local store may stock more gear if there is interest locally.
NEW UNIFORM Policy for 2019
All players will be asked to wear BLACK athletic shorts. You can wear your own short or buy the new AYLA logo black shorts available at our soon to open AYLA store online.
Team Jerseys will still be provided for the season.
NEW Leeward Area in the works! If you or know anyone is interested in youth lacrosse in the Leeward area, please email
. Players, volunteers and coaches needed!
2019 VOLUNTEERS Wanted – AYLA programs are possible only with a community of volunteers. We have many roles available that fit everyone’s commitment level and skill sets. Also new this year are volunteer incentives that can lower your playing expenses. Please indicate your area of interest when registering.
It is with deep sadness that I report the passing of Rudie Schaefer last night at 7:44pm EST surrounded by family in Connecticut. The founder of AYLA and a patriarch of Hawaii lacrosse, Rudie left an indelible impact as a men's league player, lacrosse parent, coach, referree, and AYLA president for well over a decade since its founding in 2003. He will be greatly missed.
Please keep his family in your prayers as they go through this difficult time. We will share with you information regarding any future service/event planned in Rudie's honor.
The famed Thompson brothers at Thompson Brother Lacrosse Group gives a shout out to the Konawaena Wildcats and show their support for growing the game in Hawaii. The Wildcats finished a strong season playing in the Founders Cup finals on Oahu this year.