Mearns '92, MBA '02 to Coach Team Canada

January 17, 2013


The Canadian Lacrosse Association named Randy Mearns ’92, MBA ’02 head coach of the Canadian National Team. Mearns, who is the head coach for the Canisius men’s lacrosse team, will guide the Canadian team at the 2014 World Championship in Denver, CO.

“I am very excited and humbled with this opportunity,” says Mearns. “It is a tremendous honor to be part of Team Canada Lacrosse. I look forward to working with the amazing athletes who will be part of the team, through this amazing gold-medal journey.”

Mearns served as assistant coach for Canada in each of the past two World Championships. He helped lead the team to a silver medal in 2010 and a gold medal during the 2006 tournament. This marked the country’s first title in 28 years and earned Means and the team induction into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame.

During his tenure at Canisius, Mearns has mentored nine players who play in the National Lacrosse League. Overall, he had led the Griffs to 77 victories and 60 conference wins.