"Straight Shooters" answers your youth lacrosse questions with the help of US Lacrosse experts. This week's "Straight Shooter" is Nathaniel Badder, officials education and training manager at US Lacrosse. Badder, a Baltimore native, played lacrosse at Middlebury (Vt.) College. He is currently the middle school boys' coach at KIPP Ugima Village Academy. Badder has been involved in lacrosse as player, coach, administrator, fan and journalist for more than 20 years. As officials education and training manager, Badder coordinates recruitment efforts and training programs for current and aspiring referees and umpires around the country.