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Paul Day is the General Manager and Head Coach of the Philadelphia Wings. Paul is a highly respected former professional lacrosse player, coach, and executive, and a decorated 27-year police officer, and the first head coach and general manager of the Philadelphia Wings, the City’s new National Lacrosse League franchise.
During a 22-year lacrosse career, Day appeared in the National Lacrosse League finals nine times, capturing five titles, as a player, coach or general manager. He did this all while maintaining a 27-year career as a full-time sergeant for the Niagara Regional Police Service, specializing in street crime, intelligence and recruiting. He retired from the force in 2017 to focus his efforts on the Wings.
His coaching record in the NLL is 82-69 (regular season) and 5-8 (playoffs). As an assistant coach in the NLL, his teams were 82-69 (regular season) and 15-17 (playoffs).
A native of Peterborough, ON, Day used to ride his bike to the local library and watch 8 mm movies on a projector of old Philadelphia indoor lacrosse. He and his wife, Angela, have two children, son, Mac and daughter, Abby.
Assistant General Manager
Landon Miller, a proven lacrosse manager and executive, will serve as the Philadelphia Wings’ Assistant General Manager. Landon re-joins Paul Day after the 2 worked together in Rochester from 2011 to 2015 winning a NLL record 3 straight championships. Landon will reprise his same role here in Philadelphia working directly with Paul Day on the up coming expansion draft, free agent signings, entry draft and player contract negotiations.
Landon comes from Six Nations, a native reserve in southern Ontario, where Lacrosse is a way of life and not just a sport. Although stepping away from the NLL after the 2015 season to pursue business opportunities, he has been an executive of one of the most successful Jr. A lacrosse programs in Canada. Landon has been the Vice President and President of the Six Nations Arrows Jr. A team since 2007. As the VP and President he has won 4 National Championships and more recently won 3 of the last 4 Minto Cups. Landon was also selected as General Manager by the Iroquois Nationals world indoor team and is excited to take on his role here in Philadelphia.