Growing the Game with Pura Vida

By Joey Lohmann, 12th grader, Menlo-Atherton High: Curious and cramped. Two words to describe my teammates and I in the van ride from the airport in Liberia, Costa Rica to Playa Samara. My lacrosse team, SixFifty Lacrosse led by Matt Bond, was headed on a “Lax and Serve” mission to better the lives of native […]

In Menlo: Costa Rica Lacrosse and Service

High school boys who play lacrosse invited to compete in Costa Rica while participating in service projects by CONTRIBUTED CONTENT on JANUARY 24, 2013 A local youth sports company is combining an unusual pair of ideas — competitive high school sports and socially-conscious service projects. SixFifty Lacrosse, led by Menlo-Atherton High School lacrosse coach Matt Bond, […]

In Menlo: Profile

Lacrosse coach Matt Bond talks about why he loves sports and what it’s taught him by LINDA HUBBARD GULKER on SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 Editor’s note: Matt Bond is the director SixFifty Lacrosse as well as  the coach of the Menlo-Atherton High School lacrosse team. He is also the director of Menlo-Atherton “Grizzlies” Youth Lacrosse and has coached at the youth and high […]

Mission Driven

Mission Driven: How SixFifty Lacrosse is Leveraging Youth Sports to Develop Better Athletes, and Better People By Bryan Kitch for Between the Lines, SportUp’s journal of informed articles, resources, and opinions for athletes and coaches. When we arrive at SportsHouse in Redwood City, it’s noisy—there are tremendous numbers of kids engaged in everything from flag football to volleyball […]

Why We Serve

Throughout the year, SixFifty offers young men and women the opportunity to serve and give back to a number of different communities. By harnessing the passion of the lacrosse community and engaging under-served groups, we have the opportunity to make a positive social change in a small part of the world, wherever we may be. […]