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JOHNNY MOURADIAN

Johnny Mouradian is entering his fourth season as GM of the Philadelphia Wings. Johnny was Head Coach/GM in 2012/21013. In 2009 Mouradian was President/GM of the Washington Stealth and finished his position in 2010 in an advisory role. Previously, Mouradian spent six seasons in various roles as Head Coach/GM, Managing Director/GM and President/GM with the San Jose Stealth.

Professionally, Mouradian was Buffalo Bandits GM, Vice President/GM for Ontario Raiders/Toronto Rock and Ottawa Rebel. Mouradian has won nine Professional World Indoor Championships in various roles as an executive, GM and shareholder (Buffalo in 1992, 1993 and 1996; and Toronto in 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003 and 2005), Washington Stealth (2010).

In roles with the National Lacrosse League, Johnny served as team Governor, held positions on the Competition Committee, Expansion Committee, and Strategic Planning Committee and Chair of the Player Relations Committee, Hall of Fame Committee, and Competition Committee.

Mouradian is in the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame (2001) as a member of the 1978 national team that won the World Field Championships in England, Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame (1998), Ithaca College Sports Hall of Fame (2000), Lakeport High School Hall of Fame (2003), National Lacrosse League Hall of Fame, St. Catharines, Ontario Sports Hall of Fame (2008) and Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame (2009) in the Field Player Category. In 2003, Mouradian was GM of the Year for the National Lacrosse League.

In 1974 Johnny played on the Canadian National Field Lacrosse Team (Melbourne Australia) and 1978 Canadian National Field Lacrosse team that captured the World Field Championships (Manchester, England). He was head coach, 1985 Canadian National Team and assistant coach on four Canadian National Field lacrosse teams that participated at the World Championships 1982 Baltimore, 1986 Toronto, 1990 Perth, and 1998 Baltimore. Johnny was the GM of the Canadian National Field Lacrosse Team that won the Silver Medal at the World Field Championships at Manchester, England July 2010.

Mouradian was on the organizing committee that created the World Indoor Lacrosse Championships in 2003, GM of the Canadian National Indoor Lacrosse team that won the inaugural World Indoor Championship (2003). In 2007 Johnny was Chairman of the Canadian National Indoor Team that won the World Indoor Championship and GM of the Canadian National Indoor Lacrosse Team the won the World Games at Prague, May 2011. Currently, Johnny is Director of the Canadian National Indoor Lacrosse Program.

Johnny was a high school teacher in his home town of St. Catharines, Ontario from 1983- 1991. In 2010, Mouradian created and serves as President of the American Indoor Lacrosse Association an organization that provides programs and services in the United States and globally to educate, train and develop field lacrosse players by taking advantage of the features of AILA indoor programming. Mouradian earned his Bachelor of Science Degree, 76 and Masters of Science Degree, 98 at Ithaca College.


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