2009 Johnny Mouradian 551Johnny “Gypsy” Mouradian (Field Player 2009) - John started his playing career as a box player in St. Catharines in the early 1970’s.

He attended Ithaca College from 1973-76 where he excelled at the field game as a captain and All-star attackman. Mouradian was a two-time member of the Canadian National Field lacrosse Team in 1974 winning bronze and in 1978 winning Canada’s first World title in Manchester, England. A keen knowledge for field lacrosse, Mouradian continued playing club ball with Niagara and Oshawa Blue Knights Field Clubs through the 1980’s winning four Ontario Championships.

Johnny became more involved in the development of field lacrosse at the coaching and management level and has helped coach and organize many field programs in Canada. He is currently President and General Manager of the Washington Stealth of the NLL.

Johnny is a member of five halls of fame including the Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame (1998), Ithaca College (2000), Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame (1978 Team Canada team), St. Catharines Sports Hall of Fame (2008) and the NLL Hall of Fame.