John Mouradian

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Johnny Mouradian is the head coach of Bryn Athyn College's Men's Lacrosse team.

John Mouradian
NationalityCanada
PositionHead Coach and General Manager
NLL team
Former teams
Philadelphia Wings (2011 to 2013)
Buffalo Bandits (1992 to 1997)
Toronto Rock (1999 to 2000)
Washington Stealth (2004 to 2010)
NLL Hall of Fame, 2008

Mouradian's National Lacrosse League experience as a general manager dates back to 1992 with the expansion Buffalo Bandits. With the Bandits from 1992 to 1997 won the league's championship three times (including the inaugural season) and made the playoffs every season. From 1999 to 2000, Mouradian joined the Toronto Rock, where the club won the championship in both seasons. Mouradian is the only general manager to win five championships.[1]

In 2003, Mouradian was named the general manager and head coach to the expansion San Jose Stealth. He served as head coach for the 2004 NLL season and the 2005 NLL season. In 2004 he was named National Lacrosse League GM of the Year Award.[1]

In February 2008, Mouradian was inducted into the National Lacrosse League Hall of Fame.

As a player, Mouradian played collegiate lacrosse at Ithaca College, and is a member of the school's Hall of Fame. He was also a member of the 1978 Team Canada, which upset Team USA in the World Lacrosse Championships.[2]

After serving as the general manager for the Philadelphia Wings in 2011, Mouradian was named the head coach on July 25, 2011 after former coach John Tucker stepped down.[3] Mouradian stepped down after the 2013 season, and was replaced as head coach by Blane Harrison.[4]

AwardsEdit

Preceded by
Bob Hamley
National Lacrosse League GM of the Year Award
2004
Succeeded by
Kurt Silcott

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "League Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2008". NLL.com. January 9, 2008. Archived from the original on January 15, 2008. Retrieved 2008-01-09.
  2. ^ Borrelli, Tom (February 13, 2008). "Johnny on the Spot". LaxMagazine.com. Retrieved 2008-02-28.
  3. ^ "MOURADIAN ADDS WINGS COACHING DUTIES". July 25, 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-04.
  4. ^ "NLL: Wings name Harrison new coach of team as Mour". Retrieved 2018-07-02.