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Premier Lacrosse League Named Best Place to Work in Sports by Sports Business Journal

By PLL | Mar 4, 2024

LOS ANGELES – March 4, 2024 – The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) powered by Ticketmaster has been recognized as a Best Place to Work in Sports – ranked first in the Leagues and Governing Bodies category – by Sports Business Journal.

“To be named a Best Place to Work in Sports is a testament to the dedicated hard work of the entire PLL organization, and their belief in our mission to trailblaze the future of professional sports,” said Mike Rabil, Co-Founder and CEO of the Premier Lacrosse League. “Paul and I are honored to be building the next top US sports league alongside our awesome team, fans, players Investors, and partners. We’re grateful to SBJ for their inaugural recognition of great employers in sports.”

SBJ surveyed more than 12,000 employees from nearly 200 sports organizations on employee engagement and satisfaction at work, including team dynamics, trust in leadership, communication, resources, manager effectiveness, individual needs, engagement outcomes, career growth and development, future outlook, and diversity and inclusion. The PLL scored highest in the “Team Dynamics” category, which evaluates employees' responses to questions like, “The people I work with treat each other with respect.”

The PLL’s Best Places to Work in Sports recognition comes following a record year for the league in its fifth season – the most watched in league history. The PLL also recently held its second annual Championship Series powered by Ticketmaster, showcasing the Olympic-style format set to return lacrosse to Olympic competition at the Los Angeles 2028 games. On March 20, the PLL will also hold its third annual international exhibition in Japan with SEKAI CROSSE.

The 2024 PLL season will kick off May 31-June 2 in Albany, NY. To learn more about working at the PLL and view open roles, visit: https://premierlacrosseleague.com/careers

About the Premier Lacrosse League
The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) powered by Ticketmaster is a men’s professional lacrosse league in North America, composed of eight teams rostered by the best players in the world. Co-founded by lacrosse superstar, philanthropist, and investor Paul Rabil and his brother, serial entrepreneur and investor, Mike Rabil, the PLL is backed by an investment group composed of Joe Tsai Sports, The Chernin Group, Arctos Sports Partners, Brett Jefferson Holdings, The Raine Group, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), The Kraft Group, Bolt Capital and other top investors in sports and media. The PLL is distributed through an exclusive media rights agreement with ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN+. The PLL was named 2020 Sports Breakthrough by the Sports Business Journal, and recognized as a 2021 Best Employer in Sports by  Front Office Sports. For more on the league, visit www.premierlacrosseleague.com and follow on social media: Instagram (@PLL), Twitter (@PremierLacrosse), Facebook (@PremierLacrosseLeague), YouTube (YouTube.com/PLL) and TikTok (@pll).