Premier Lacrosse League Names Brian Silcott Head of Player Experience
By PLL | Nov 12, 2020
LOS ANGELES, CA. (November 12, 2020) - The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) announced today that they have named Brian Silcott the Head of Player Experience.
Silcott has a deep lacrosse background, having played and coached for over 40 years. At Nazareth College, Silcott was a 2x All-American and won a National Championship before going on to play 11 seasons as a pro. After his playing career, Silcott served as the National Men’s Game Director for US Lacrosse, and is currently the Director of Operations for Jamaica Lacrosse in addition to coaching in Northern California.
“Watching the PLL team operate over the past two years has left me nothing but impressed,” says Silcott. “Being offered an opportunity to join and contribute to this team is quite literally a dream come true. Mike, Paul, and the rest of the PLL crew are taking the sport of lacrosse to new heights and I look forward to doing my part to ensure their success.”
Silcott will report to Robert Sanzillo, the SVP of Lacrosse Operations, and will oversee player resourcing, activation, troubleshooting and support, education, and direct communications.
“Hiring Brian is a direct investment in our players and a major step in improving our athlete’s overall experience,” says Sanzillo. “Brian brings a unique perspective having served as a player, a coach, a team executive and a US Lacrosse Board member. I look forward to leveraging his learnings to continue to build the PLL, and I have no doubt that Brian will serve our athletes to the highest standard.”
ABOUT PREMIER LACROSSE LEAGUE
The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) is a men’s professional lacrosse league in North America, composed of 7 teams rostered with 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 Premier Lacrosse League is backed by an investment group composed of Joe Tsai Sports, Brett Jefferson Holdings, The Raine Group, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), and other top investors in sports and media. The PLL was named Sports Breakthrough of the Year in 2020 by the Sports Business Journal. The PLL season is distributed through an exclusive media-rights agreement with NBC Sports Group. For more information, visit www.premierlacrosseleague.com and follow on social media: Instagram (@PLL), Twitter (@PremierLacrosse), Facebook (@PremierLacrosseLeague) and YouTube (YouTube.com/PLL).