FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 7, 2020
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO, USA — The World Lacrosse Athletes Commission (AC) announced today the appointment of Jane Lee (Korea) to join the AC through the summer of 2021. Jane has been a member of the Korean National Team since 2012, competing in both the 2013 and 2017 Women’s World Championship. She was recently recognized for her contributions to Korean Lacrosse through the Asia Pacific Lacrosse Union’s Spirit of Lacrosse Award at the 2019 Asia Pacific Championships (ASPACS). Jane currently resides in the United Kingdom, where she is co-captain of Blues Lacrosse in the Southern England Women’s Premier League. She is also head coach of the Korean U19 National Team and coach at the University of Surrey.
“We’re excited to be welcoming Jane to the Athletes Commission and feel she will be an asset to the team and help us deliver on our goals. Her depth of knowledge of both Asian and European lacrosse communities is a huge addition, which brings a valuable and unique insight into our sport,” said Sean Gibson, Athletes Commission Chair.
“Bringing Jane on board is something that we’re very excited about. Jane will bring energy and a unique perspective to the commission and we are looking forward to working with her,” added Dana Dobbie, Athletes Commission Vice Chair.
Media Contact: Darryl Seibel
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World Lacrosse is the international federation for men’s and women’s lacrosse, responsible for providing effective leadership and governance of the sport internationally while supporting the continued growth of lacrosse worldwide. In November 2018, World Lacrosse was officially recognized by the International Olympic Committee. The President of World Lacrosse is Sue Redfern of England.