Lacrosse Veteran Spencer Ford Joins Legendary Sports Group as Lacrosse Development Manager
Ford’s Metro Indoor Lacrosse League to Join LSG’s Collection of Events
ANNAPOLIS, MD – Legendary Sports Group announced today an addition to LSG’s lacrosse division in Spencer Ford, who will serve as Lacrosse Development Manager for the company’s growing list of events for all levels of play.
Ford spent a combined 18 years with Major League Lacrosse (MLL), eight years as a player followed by 10 years at the Front Office. Most recently, Ford was General Manager and Head Coach of the Philadelphia Barrage, but also served in general manager, assistance coach and player personnel capacities at the Atlanta Blaze and Chesapeake Bayhawks over his tenure.
As a player, Ford played as attackman for four MLL franchises: Los Angeles, Long Island, Rochester and Washington (later Chesapeake). Over his professional career, Ford’s accolades include being named to the 2007 All Pro Team, 2007 Western Conference All-Star, 2008 Eastern Conference All-Star and lead the league in assists, 2009 MLL All-Star three years running and was again leading the league in assists before a career-ending ACL/Meniscus tear in his final season.
Ford’s extensive experience in the lacrosse industry, including stints with 3D Lacrosse and Premiere Team Sports, will join existing LSG lacrosse minds in hall-of-fame coaches Dave Cottle and David Pietramala.
“We are excited to have Spencer Ford join our team. He has experience coaching and playing, as well as expertise in the tournament and event business,” said Dave Cottle, LSG Senior Lacrosse Advisor. “Spencer’s experience in running the MILL will bring added indoor lacrosse experience to our team.”
The Metro Indoor Lacrosse League (MILL) was started by Ford in 2008 and will now join LSG’s growing list of lacrosse offerings. The MILL draws high school talent from Annapolis and its surrounding areas. The league draws approximately 600 high school boys, which make up over 36 teams at the JV and Varsity levels each season. For more on MILL, visit https://www.metroindoorlax.com/.
“This opportunity is a very exciting one. I am thrilled to join this outstanding team and hope to add to it in any way I can. I have known Brendan Kelly for over 30 years and we have built some outstanding teams together. To come back to work for him is a true honor,” said Ford. “Coach Cottle has been a very good friend and mentor to me over the last decade; he and Coach Petro recruited me when I was young. To be able to work with and for such a legendary duo is special and I am extremely excited to get to work.”
To learn more about Legendary Sports Group, visit: https://www.legendarysportsgroup.com/.
ABOUT LEGENDARY SPORTS GROUP
Legendary Sports Group (LSG) creates legendary experiences through sporting events ranging from endurance sports, to team tournaments, to professional game day production. LSG owns and operates, manages and consults on events nationally with a variety of services including event logistics and execution, media and marketing services, graphics and video development, production management and sponsorship activation. LSG is ready to take your event to the next level while providing legendary service and creating lasting memories. More information can be found at www.legendarysportsgroup.com.