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Coaching Announcement: Bill Daye Joins LXC Staff

By Sports Staff , 07/15/19, 9:45AM EDT


Laxachusetts Lacrosse is beyond excited to add Bill Daye to the LXC Coaching Staff. Not only is "BD" an incredible coach but he is even a better friend to so many in our LXC Lacrosse Family.

BD was also Boston Cannons teammate with Coach Evans, Coach Glass and Coach Battista. He was also the Boston Cannons Head Coach when Coach Morris, Coach Reid and Coach Murphy played for the Cannons. Its so incredible to have all of these guys back together working to help our boys follow their dreams in this great sport of Lacrosse. 

Just a huge addition to our amazing coaching staff and we are so excited to have Coach Daye join our program for the 2019/2020 season and beyond. 

Welcome Coach Daye !! 

Boston Pride ! 

Coach Daye Bio:

Bill was asked to interview for a PLL head coaching position but unfortunately did not make the cut.  He was however offered an assistant coaching position on two different staffs but politely declined due to a hectic work travel schedule.
Bill was inducted into the Eastern Massachusetts HOF in 2018.
In 2012, Bill was named one of Lacrosse Magazine’s Most Twenty Influential Black Figures in Lacrosse History.
Bill has worked with and supported Harlem Lacrosse and has been an advisory board member for Metro Lacrosse.  He currently works in the lacrosse community in the town he resides in, Hingham MA as a girl’s youth lacrosse coach for Hingham Girls Youth Lacrosse.  He is also very involved in the community and trains goalies of all ages to help develop them not only on the field but off as well.
Bill served as the Boston Cannons Head Coach for six years; compiling a 43-29 record and leading the Boston Cannons to post season play in four of those six years. In 2011 the Boston Cannons won the Major League Lacrosse Championship; the 1st in franchise history.
Bill's accolades include:

  • 2011 MLL Coach of the Year, also the 1st in franchise history
  • MLL All-star game as a coach four times as a coach and once as a player
  • 2001-2002 MLL All-Pro
  • 2001-2002 MLL All-Star
  • 2001 Boston Cannon’s (inaugural season) - voted by his teammates
  • 2X United States Men’s National Team Tryout Invitation Recipient
  • 2x All-Club United States Club Lacrosse Association (USCLA)
  • 1996 USCLA Player of the Year
  • Member of the Boston Blazers Indoor lacrosse team – MILL
  • Member of the New York Saints Indoor lacrosse team - MILL
  • University of North Carolina 1990-1993
  • 1991 NCAA Champions
  • 4x NCAA Final Four participant
  • Won 4 Atlantic Coast Championships
  • 1992 All ACC Tournament Team

Bill has been married for 17 years to his wife Alison, they have two athletic girls; Adison 13 and Ollie 10 who compete in dance and love the sport of lacrosse.