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Wings add Collins (Delaware grad, Drexel assistant) to coaching staff

Thursday, 9th January 2014

Categories Boy's/Men's, Pro, Posted 1/9/14
From Press Release

The Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League (NLL) have announced the addition of Chris Collins to their coaching staff for the 2014 season. Collins previously played with the Wings organization from 2009 to 2013, serving as a goaltender. He has six seasons of experience in the NLL.Wings

“For me, having the chance to be a part of the Wings organization as both a player and a coach is an honor,” said Chris Collins. “I’m pleased to be able to continue to help this team towards their goal of another NLL Championship.”

Collins is a graduate of the University of Delaware, where he was named an All-American for lacrosse. Following graduation, he played professional lacrosse for seven seasons with the Washington Bayhawks, Chicago Machine, and Boston Cannons of Major League Lacrosse (MLL).

Outside of professional lacrosse, Chris currently serves as an Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach at Drexel University. He has been a member of the coaching staff since 2009. Collins serves as the team’s goalie coach and is also responsible for scouting, skill development, recruiting and academics.

The Philadelphia Wings will host the Buffalo Bandits at Wells Fargo Center for their 2014 season home opener on Sunday, January 12, at 4 p.m.

Single game tickets for the Philadelphia Wings 2014 NLL season are available now. Call 215-389-WING (9464) or visit to purchase.

The Philadelphia Wings are owned and operated by Philadelphia Wings L.P., whose principal owners are Michael French, Brad Brewster and Ted Goldthorpe. Comcast-Spectacor serves as the marketing, promotional, advertising, sponsorship and publicity arm of the Wings.


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