Pietramala, Levy, ex-Capital Clement to speak at US Lacrosse convention

Johns Hopkins men's coach Dave Pietramala, North Carolina women's coach Jenny Levy (Roland Park) and former Washington Capitals center Bill Clement will be among the speakers at January's US Lacrosse National Convention, the organization announced Thursday.

Among the other men's speakers are coaches John Danowski of Duke, Paul Cantabene of Stevenson, Jeff Tambroni of Penn State, Kevin Corrigan of Notre Dame, Lars Tiffany of Brown and Peter Milliman of Cornell.


The speakers for the women's game will include Georgetown head coach Ricky Fried, Penn State head coach Missy Doherty (Maryland, St. Mary's), Loyola Maryland assistant Dana Dobbie and Virginia assistant Jessy Morgan (McDonogh).

The convention will be held Jan. 10-12 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.


Clement, a two-time Stanley Cup champion with the Philadelphia Flyers who now works as a broadcaster for the team, will begin the convention with a keynote address at 7 p.m. Jan. 10.

And he won't be the only NHL presence at the convention. Recently retired director of officiating Terry Gregson will give a keynote to all officials at 12:40 p.m. Jan. 11. The schedule for officials includes NCAA, NFHS and US Lacrosse rules interpretation sessions, clinics on points of emphasis for the 2014 season and sessions hosted by nationally recognized officials like Al Blau, Jim Carboneau and Eric Rudolph in the men's game and National Hall of Famer Jen O'Donnell, Patti Cleary and Jen Dorff in the women's game.

Coaches Tom Marechek of Friends and Bonnie Rosen of Temple, who are both National Lacrosse Hall of Famers, also are scheduled to host clinics.

More information and a detailed list of events can be found here.