SPARKS, Md. — Ginny Capicchioni, head coach of the inaugural U.S. Women’s Box National Team, is a guest on the latest Ruling Sports podcast which dropped today.
- iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ruling-sports/id1639408742
- Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0kVjW83A5gm9VClTNy3CPK
Capicchioni, a trailblazing player, will lead the U.S. women’s team on this new journey that will culminate at the World Lacrosse Box Championships in Utica, N.Y., in September 2024.
In 2003, Capicchioni became the first female to play in the National Lacrosse League, playing for the New Jersey Storm. In 2011, she played for the U.S. men’s team in the world championship, making 28 saves while allowing just two goals while playing in parts of two games.
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The player selection process for the U.S. women’s box team will begin with a series of three Player ID Camps, the first of which will be held on May 21 in Utica, N.Y.
The U.S. box teams train and play using best-in-class products from Nike Lacrosse (apparel and footwear), DJO (sports bracing) and game-changing, high-performance equipment from Warrior.
In addition to these partners, Gatorade, MedStar Health, National Center for Safety Initiatives and Stryker are official sponsors of the U.S. national team program. Team training is also aided by products from Athletic Republic.
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