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AILA announces addition of Glenn ‘The Professor’ Clark to box lacrosse team

Thursday, 27th February 2014

Categories Box lacrosse, Boy's/Men's  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 2/27/14
From Press Release

President and CEO of American Indoor Lacrosse, Johnny Mouradian, is ecstatic to announce that Glenn “The Professor” Clark has joined the AILA team. Clarks will run the indoor components for AILA’s Bryn Athyn July and August camps.

“I have had a long relationship with Johnny and I look forward to joining his team for this exciting venture,” said Clark. “Johnny signed me to my first pro contract and was the GM of team Canada when I was selected to play for my country. Johnny has developed many strong relationships in his lacrosse career, so to be asked to be a part of this project is quite an honour.”AILA

The Professor played 17 seasons in Major Series Lacrosse, winning three Mann Cups (Canadian National Championship) and was awarded Defensive Player of the Year on five occasions with Brooklin. Clark spent nine years in the National Lacrosse League with the Ontario Raiders (1998), Toronto Rock (1999-2005) and Philadelphia Wings (2006). During those nine years, Glenn went on to win five NLL championships, all with the Rock, tallied 37 goals, 49 assists in a total of 101 games played and was selected to three NLL All-Star games. He was also former head coach of the NLL’s Toronto Rock.

Clark had the opportunity to play for Team Canada in the 2002 Heritage Cup and in 2003 during the World Indoor Lacrosse Championships in which the red and white won Gold. Clark was hired in 2011 as Team Canada’s goalie coach. He will be on staff for Team Canada during the 2015 World Championships as well.

Clark was the head coach and GM of the Toronto Shooting Stars that play in the Canadian Lacrosse League for the 2012 and 2013 season. Clark won CLAX Coach of the Year in 2013 after leading his team to a second place finish in their first season. Outside of lacrosse, he is a Physical Education teacher at Bayview Secondary School in Richmond Hill, Ontario.

About AILA:
American Indoor Lacrosse Association’s Integrated Programs provide In|Crosse education and training, AILA’s proprietary system leverages the integration and convergence of the indoor version of lacrosse with the field game. Integrated programs contribute to the building blocks of lacrosse literacy, developing well rounded field players by taking advantage of the many features of indoor lacrosse and transferring the benefits to their field game.

American Indoor Lacrosse Association has developed a number of cutting edge Programs and Services that teach the bio-mechanics, principles, strategies and tactics of indoor lacrosse taking advantage of the several features – small goals (4’x 4’9), 30 second shot clock, five on five lacrosse, players learn to play offense and defense, to name a few. The In|Crosse Platform is the integration and convergence of the knowledge and skills to the field game.

About In|Crosse: In|Crosse is AILA’s proprietary platform that leverages the integration and convergence of indoor lacrosse with the field game. Developed by Johnny Mouradian AILA’s President and Philadelphia Wing’s GM, AILA’s integrated programs/camps emphasize a structured curriculum that combines the bio mechanics, principles, strategies and tactics associated with the indoor (box) version with the field version. The primary goal of AILA’s integrated programs/camps is the development of lacrosse literacy that differentiates and produces well-rounded highly skilled, intensely competitive field players by taking advantage of the many features of indoor lacrosse. The benefits to players and coaches provide the skills and knowledge to compete and succeed at the highest level in the field game.


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