This week’s player is Troy Cordingley…
Buffalo Bandits 1993-1999
Albany Attack 2000-2001
Winning NLL championships in 1993 & 1996.
NLL Head Coaching:
Calgary Roughnecks 2008-2009
Toronto Rock 2010-2013
Buffalo Bandits 2014-2018
Winning NLL championships in 2009 & 2011.
Won the Les Bartley award for Coach of the Year twice, 2009 & 2013.
Currently Assistant GM and Director of Scouting for the Buffalo Bandits.
Mann Cup Championships as a player:
Brampton Excelsiors 1992 & 1993
Six Nations Chiefs 1995 & 1996
Mann Cup Championships as a Coach:
Brampton Excelsiors 2008 & 2009
Gary Groob has been involved with Lacrosse for the majority of his life, whether playing, coaching, or covering the sport for the media.
An avid fan, with a real drive about helping to “grow the game”, Gary became part of podcasts about the game 10 years ago. Through the podcasts, Mr. Groob had an opportunity to write about lacrosse, and the rest as they say, is history.
Through many miles (flying and driving) Gary has made inroads with the National Lacrosse League, Major Series Lacrosse League, the Ontario Lacrosse Association, as well as the Arena Lacrosse League, covering the leagues, their teams, and players, working for, and in concert with all of them.
In the year 2020, Mr. Groob was made the media person for the Arena Lacrosse League, voted onto the board of directors of the Brampton Excelsiors Lacrosse Club, as well as being made administrator of the Lacrosse page “Global Lacrosse” with a membership of 9000 members in over 90 Countries. Gary was also made an administrator of Lacrosse History Past Present and Future in 2022.
Mr. Groob co-hosts a weekly Lacrosse show on Spanglish Sports World, and ZingoTV channel 250, as well as writes a weekly lacrosse column for La Portada Canada News (both in print, and online).
Mr. Groob also hosts a Lacrosse talk show and podcast for The Edge of Philly Sports Network, seen live Sunday nights at 9pm (ET), and archived on the Edge of Philly YouTube page, as well as Spotify.
Mr. Groob’s other sports interests include Hockey, Football, Boxing, Wrestling, and Baseball, competing competitively in Boxing and Wrestling for many years.