How Kings Lacrosse Uses Video

Kings Lacrosse Director of Operations Ryan Murphy is joined by mem­bers of the Hudl team to dis­cuss how the Massachusetts based pro­gram is adapt­ing to COVID, get­ting ath­letes recruit­ed, and coach­ing remote­ly with video.

How Kings Lacrosse Uses Video

Kings Lacrosse Director of Operations Ryan Murphy is joined by mem­bers of the Hudl team to dis­cuss how the Massachusetts based pro­gram is adapt­ing to COVID, get­ting ath­letes recruit­ed, and coach­ing remote­ly with video.


2:40 — How Kings Lacrosse uses video?

Hudl helps the club with stor­ing tour­na­ment games, cre­at­ing high­light reels for recruit­ing, and coach break­downs. Additionally, they use reels on social media to pro­mote their club and the play­ers that are per­form­ing well.

With the short­ened and pos­si­bly can­celed lacrosse sea­son, hav­ing video from pre­vi­ous tour­na­ments is vital for play­ers to get noticed by col­leges and learn from film.

6:53 — Coaching remote­ly with video.

Kings coach­es are using video to tar­gets skills and strat­e­gy, lay­er on their analy­sis, and engage play­ers. They show how to watch video so play­ers get the most out of the tools.

8:53 — Best prac­tices for get­ting video and stats.

It’s tough to rely on out­side com­pa­nies or filmers to get high-qual­i­ty film. How does the Kings Lacrosse pro­gram get high-qual­i­ty film and stats?

14:30 — The role Hudl plays in recruiting.

Hudl makes it wicked easy” to cre­ate high­lights, even for those who aren’t tech-savvy. Kings require play­ers to have a pro­file for high­lights and open oppor­tu­ni­ties at the next level.

18:00 — Highlights for non-offen­sive players.

Showcase all your skills, not just the obvi­ous things. Recruiters want well-round­ed talent.

20:08 — Dealing with the COVID crises.

A recruit­ing series with col­lege coach­es, focus­ing on aca­d­e­mics, and posi­tion­al zoom train­ings were all part of the plan for deal­ing with the pan­dem­ic. Executing a strong plan to keep play­ers engaged was vital for the Kings program.

25:55 — Tips for adding par­ents to the Hudl account.

Depending on the par­ents’ activ­i­ty type (upload­ing video, mak­ing high­lights, etc.) pick­ing the right role is impor­tant. Here’s Hudl’s advice for get­ting par­ents involved.

28:37 — Creative use of video for recruiting.

As a club coach and col­lege coach, Ryan Murphy has iden­ti­fied sure­fire ways to stand out and get noticed.