Philip comes to us from St. Catharines, Ontario and brings over 25 years of lacrosse knowledge and experience to our organization. Philip’s playing resume includes; University Lacrosse (Trent University), National Team Experience (Greek National Team), NLL Combine Invite (2011) and a 4 Year Junior Career (Mississauga Jr A, Mississauga Jr B & Welland Jr B).
As an executive, Philip has served on the Board for Niagara West Tourism, Pelham Minor Lacrosse, the Ontario Entertainment Hall of Fame and Niagara Greek Community Festival in varying capacities. Additionally, Philip has coached for Pelham Minor Lacrosse over three (3) seasons, resulting in a Provincial Silver Medal and three (3) Tournament Gold Medals.
Kountouris stated, " Lacrosse has given me more than I could ever give back to the game. My goal is to further develop the game in Campbell River and give back to the community that has welcomed me with open arms. As President of the Minor Association, I will continue to develop our young athletes to be the best lacrosse players they can be, both on and off the floor."
Philip will also serve as the Head Coach of our Jr. B and Bantam lacrosse teams for the 2021 season.