The Western Lacrosse Association Board of Governors are pleased to announce the appointment of Ernie Truant as league Commissioner.
"We're very pleased to have Ernie Truant back as our WLA Commissioner. He brings a wealth of lacrosse experience and lacrosse knowledge to the role." - Dan Richardson, Deputy Chair/Governor - New Westminster Salmonbellies
Commissioner Truant first served as WLA Commissioner from 2009 to 2011. During the first two years of his tenure the New Westminster Salmonbellies reached the Mann Cup, hosting the Brampton Excelsiors then travelling to face thePeterborough Lakers. In Truant's final year the Langley Thunder made their first Mann Cup apperance in franchise history, winning the right to host the Brampton Excelsiors. Part of Truant's time away from the WLA was spent as league Commissioner for the WCSLA (West Coast Senior Lacrosse Association) in 2014.
"I am excited to be back with the WLA and share the collective vision of the Board of Governors." - Ernie Truant, WLA Commissioner
The 2015 WLA Regular Season begins with Nanaimo Timbermen vs. Victoria Shamrocks on Friday, May 22, 7:45PM at The Q Center. For continued updates and more information about the Western Lacrosse Association please visit www.theboxrocks.com and official social media account on Twitter and Facebook.