News and Announcements

Free Mandatory education is required on an annual basis for all Coaches no later than April.1st.
Free Education is available at

The Concussion Awareness Training Tool (
is free, accessible and regularly updated with evidence-based information and resources. Each toolkit includes a self-paced learning module as well as tailored resources relevant to the specific audience.
Includes three toolkits providing training in the recognition, treatment and management of concussion for:

  • Medical Professionals
  • Parents, Players, and Coaches
  • School Professionals

Upon completion coaches are to provide proof to the AVMLA Registrar and Head Coach.
This training must be completed annually.
Registrar email:
Head Coach:

The 2020 box lacrosse season is sneaking up on us.
Please make sure you have your coaching application in as soon as possible as the deadline is approaching.

If you are interested in getting involved this year as an assistant or helper you will need to get your coaching certification, no one is allowed on the bench or floor with out been certified.

All coaching inquiries are to go to
General questions can be sent to

Thank you

The document 2020_Coach_Application.pdf was attached to this post.


Congratulations to Chelsea Olsen on winning a free 2020 Registration at our AGM

AVMLA would like to welcome our newest Executive members
and thank our returning members

Thank you everyone for volunteering

2020 Executive

President – Kelly Fines
1st Vice President – Lindsay Hodgson
2nd Vice President – Tyler Boyer
Past President – Stephanie Hopkins
Treasurer – Heather Newton
Secretary – Brenda Gauthier
Registrar – Carrie Johannessen
Head Coach – Darren Mannix
Head Referee – Tyler Boyer
Head Ref 2nd – Brock Elder
Equipment Mgr – Kristine Douthwright
Floor Allocator – Larry Ransom
Tournament Coordinator – Dawn Olsen
Sponsorship & Fundraising – Heather Welsh
Schools & Community – Chelsea Olsen
Website Coordinator – Carrie Johannessen


AVMLA is happy to announce we have our December Try It sessions scheduled.
Come on out and give it a try


Are you a team player wanting to help in a fun and positive way?
Why not consider joining our 2020 Alberni Valley Minor Lacrosse Association Executive.
We have a couple spots left to fill and would like to see some new upcoming leaders.
Please submit your name and the position you are interested in no later then midnight Dec.8th.
Our current members will be meeting Dec.9th to make our decisions.