Blogs and Commentary

posted 07.03.14 at 3.30 p.m. by Lane Errington

“Road to the Rockies” Goes Inside Team USA’s Workout 

Related: Team USA Names Final 23-Man Roster for Denver

In partnership with The Lacrosse Network, US Lacrosse has released the latest episode of “Road to the Rockies: Making Team USA”, presented by Marriott. Chronicling the team’s journey to Denver to defend gold at the Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship, presented by Trusted Choice, July 10-19 in Denver (tickets), the exclusive web series provides a behind-the-scenes look at the sights and sounds of what it’s like to play for Team USA.

In this episode, Team USA strength and conditioning coach Jay Dyer walks through a typical workout with the U.S. Men’s National Team, set to the backdrop of the team’s June training camp at the Brunswick School in Greenwich, Conn.


Previous episodes in part two of the series include attackman Ned Crotty on the USA-Canada rivalry and what it’s like to win a gold medal, as well as attackman Brendan Mundorf breaking down Team USA’s training gear, provided by Nike, STX and Cascade.

The series continues next week with an extended look at training camp and the MLL All-Star Game, in which Team USA defeated Team MLL 10-9 on Rob Pannell’s game-winning goal before naming its final 23-man World Championship roster on Monday.

Upcoming “Road to the Rockies: Making Team USA” schedule:

  • Friday, July 4 –Part Two trailer
  • Monday, July 7 – Part Two, Episode One
  • Tuesday, July 8 – Part Two, Episode Two
  • Wednesday, July 9 – Part Two bonus video content
  • Thursday, July 10 – Part Two bonus video content

Follow the series at using #USAMLAX. Support Team USA in Denver by purchasing tickets to the FIL World Championship. If you can’t make it in person, tune in to the ESPN networks beginning Thursday, July 10 with Team USA vs. Team Canada at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2.