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Children’s Hospital Colorado Teams up With Rocky Mountain Rattlers Lacrosse Club

Children's Hospital Colorado | October 02, 2020
Girl on lacrosse field defends the goal net.

Children’s Hospital Colorado and Rocky Mountain Rattlers Lacrosse Club, a lacrosse club in Broomfield, Colo., are proud to announce an official partnership.

Partnership to include athletic trainers and workshops

The partnership will include onsite Children’s Colorado athletic trainers for all home games during the spring and fall season. Children’s Colorado will also provide experts for educational workshops and focused clinics.

“Together we are able to our align our missions and bring medical expertise and education to athletes, parents and coaches” said Christy Dobson, executive director of corporate and community relations at Children’s Colorado. “We are honored to partner with Rocky Mountain Rattlers Lacrosse and look forward to helping more young people lead healthy, active lives.” 

Rattlers focus on more than lacrosse

Rocky Mountain Rattlers Lacrosse Club has over 300 athletes between 6 and 14 years old. The mission of the Rattler’s program is to teach players attitudes, behaviors, and skills that they can use on and off the field. Their focus is on using lacrosse to harness life lessons, with personal development at the forefront of their curriculum. The Rattlers blueprint contains three pillars, character, commitment, and family. Rattlers believe that these pillars, along with the specific behaviors that go along with them, dictate success in lacrosse and all aspects of life.

“We are more than just a lacrosse program. We hold leadership seminars, do book studies with athletes and more.” said Ethan LaHoda, program director of Rattlers Lacrosse. “Through lacrosse we can encourage young athletes to play the game they love, become better people and ultimately have fun. We are looking forward to working with Children’s Colorado to continue to uphold these values.”

Children’s Colorado has recently expanded its North Campus, which is located a few minutes away in Broomfield, Colo., to meet the need of the growing population in the north metro area.