Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Mearns Back Behind the Bench as Canada Seeks to Defend Men's Lacrosse World Title

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Mearns Back Behind the Bench as Canada Seeks to Defend Men's Lacrosse World Title

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Mearns returns as Canada lacrosse coach

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OTTAWA - Randy Mearns will return as head coach when Canada defends its men's lacrosse world title next year in Israel.

The Canadian Lacrosse Association announced Tuesday that Mearns will be behind Canada's bench at the 2018 FIL Men's Lacrosse World Championship in Netanya. Mearns led Canada to gold at the 2014 world championship.

"I am thrilled and humbled to have once again been selected as the head coach of the Canadian senior men's national field team," Mearns said in a release. "I would like to thank the Canadian Lacrosse Association and the national team executive for this incredible honour."

Mearns, a native of St. Catharines, Ont., has been involved with the Canadian national team program for the past 30 years.

Mearns was a player on the silver medal winning team at the inaugural FIL U19 World Championship in 1988 in Adelaide, Australia, and also suited up for the senior team in 1998 in Baltimore, where he captured another silver. …

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