Pros and Patriots

Proud members and Alumni of the Toronto Beaches Lacrosse Club community who have played professionally or represented Canada on the National stage.

Alec Tulett

Current team: Buffalo Bandits
Former teams: Toronto Rock, Florida Launch, Brown University
NLL Draft: 35th overall, 2017 (Toronto Rock)

Reid Acton

Teams: Buffalo Bandits, Georgia Swarm, Florida Launch, Hamilton Nationals, Loyola University Maryland, Team Canada U19 Men’s Field
NLL Draft: 21st overall, 2013 (Minnesota Swarm)
Notable: NCAA Division 1 National Champion (Captain, 2012), USILA All-American Honorable Mention (2012 & 2013), Silver Medallist – U19 Men’s Field World Championship (2008)

Damon Edwards

Current Team: Toronto Rock
Former Team: Boston Blazers
NLL Draft: 31st overall, 2009 (Toronto Rock)

Jackson Nishimura

Current team: New England Black Wolves
Former team: University of Guelph
NLL Draft: 26th overall, 2018 (New England Black Wolves)

Marcus Minichiello

Current Team: Buffalo Bandits
Former team: University of Waterloo

Kevin Ross

Former teams: Toronto Rock, Philadelphia Wings, Minnesota Swarm, Chicago Shamrox, Canisius College
NLL Draft: 12th overall, 2007 (Chicago Shamrox)

Matt Spanger

Current team: Buffalo Bandits
Former teams: New England Black Wolves, Western University
Notable: IL Indoor’s 2020 NLL Unsung Hero

Mitch Gustavsen

Current Team: Rochester Knighthawks
Former teams: Toronto Rock, Brock University
NLL Draft: 68th overall, 2018 (Toronto Rock)

Paige Pagano

Teams: Team Canada Women’s Field, Jacksonville University
Notable: Silver Medallist, 2019 U19 World Championship

Ryan Cousins

Teams: Team Canada Men’s Box, Rochester Knighthawks, Minnesota Swarm, Arizona Sting, Columbus Landsharks, Brock University
NLL Draft: 5th overall, 2001 (Columbus Landsharks)
Notable: 2012 NLL Champion (Rochester), Gold Medallist (2007 WILC – Canada), Two-time NLL Defensive Player of the Year (2007 & 2008), Two-time NLL All-Pro First Team (2007 & 2008), Five-time NLL All-Star, Captain – Minnesota Swarm (2005-2011)

Ryan MacSpayden

Current teams: Georgia Swarm, Philadelphia Barrage
Former teams: Mercy College
NLL Draft: 13th overall, 2019 (Georgia Swarm)
Notable: USILA First Team All-American (2019), ECC Offensive Player of the Year (2019), First Team All-ECC (2019)

Samantha Irwin

Teams: Team Canada Women’s Field, UMass
Notable: Silver Medallist, 2019 U19 World Championship (alternate)

Stephen Keogh

Current Team: Halifax Thunderbirds
Former teams: Rochester Knighthawks, Colorado Mammoth, Syracuse University
NLL Draft: 2nd overall, 2011 (Rochester Knighthawks)
Notable: 3-time NLL champion, NLL All-Rookie Team (2012), BIG EAST Attack Player of the Year (2011), All-BIG EAST First Team (2011)