John brings 45 years of experience, both as a player and a coach, to the Lacrosse Academy. John played Senior A lacrosse for seven years with the New Westminster Salmonbellies and served as both Assistant Captain and Captain. He also coached with the Bellies for another eight years. During his time with the Salmonbellies he won four Mann Cups, two as a player and two as a coach! In addition to this, John was a minor box lacrosse coach with North Delta for 11 years, where he coached mini tykes to midget. In 1989, John was awarded both the Western Lacrosse Association and the BC Lacrosse Association, Coach of the Year!
John holds both a Bachelor of Physical Education and a Masters of Education degree, and worked for 36 years as a Social Studies/PE teacher and an Administrator. While working at Seaquam Secondary, John started the Field Lacrosse Team there and he coached in the program for 7 years. We are very fortunate to have John join the coaching staff of the Delta Lacrosse Academy.