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Canadian Lacrosse Association – OTTAWA, ON (January 13, 2017) – The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) is pleased to announce that Jules Alie has been hired in the newly created role of High Performance Coordinator, a contract position ending March 2017.

Based out of the CLA office in Ottawa, Ont., Jules will collaborate with national team staff to develop and implement technical items that will help move our high performance programs forward. He will also work alongside major stakeholders such as Sport Canada, the Federation of International Lacrosse, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport, and the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Jules joins the CLA after a six year stint with Canada Soccer, one of the country’s largest National Sport Organizations, where he worked on multiple portfolios in the national teams department. For the past three years, he served as Coordinator, Coaching and National Teams, where he was responsible for providing administrative support for the youth national teams and on-site support at a variety of international events held in North America, Central America, and the Caribbean, including the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, Ont.

Prior to joining Canada Soccer, Jules completed an internship at Canadian Cycling Association and also worked in a game-day operations role with Ottawa Fury FC.

A native of Kanata, Ont., he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, with a major in Commerce, from Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick, and later went on to complete a Graduate Diploma in Sports Business Management at Algonquin College in Ottawa, Ont.

Jules enjoyed success on the pitch while completing his studies, playing varsity soccer throughout his time at Mount Allison, where he was twice recognized as an Atlantic University Sport all-star. He also played one season of NCAA Division III soccer at Buffalo State College in New York.

Please join us in welcoming Jules to the CLA office and to our greater lacrosse community. He can be reached by email ( or by phone (613-260-2028 x303).

About the Canadian Lacrosse Association           

Founded in 1867, the Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) is the governing body responsible for all aspects of lacrosse in Canada. Our organization is comprised of 10 Member Associations representing nearly 80,000 individual participants, including coaches, officials, and athletes of all ages and abilities. The CLA’s mission is to honour the sport of lacrosse and its unique nation-building heritage, by engaging our members, leading our partners, and providing opportunities for all Canadians to participate. We strive to accomplish this while adhering to our core values of health, excellence, accountability, respect and teamwork. The CLA oversees the delivery of numerous national championships and the participation of Team Canada at all international events sanctioned by the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL). The CLA is proud to be affiliated with partners that share the same vision and values, including our corporate partners – New Balance Athletics, Warrior Sports, Westjet, and Baron Rings – as well as our funding partners the Government of Canada, the Coaching Association of Canada, and the Canadian Lacrosse Foundation. For more information on Canadian Lacrosse Association and the sport of lacrosse, visit our website at and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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For more information, please contact:

Alain Brouillette

Communications and Marketing Coordinator
Canadian Lacrosse Association
Phone: 613-260-2028 ext. 302