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The Toronto, Ontario native was the first-overall pick in the 2002 National Lacrosse League Entry Draft. He played in 194 games for Toronto, Orlando and New York, registering 18 goals, 65 assists, 570 penalty minutes and 818 face-off wins.
A graduate of Mercyhurst College, Merrill won three NLL titles and four Mann Cup championships (Canadian Senior ‘A’ national) as a player.At the international level, he was part of Team Canada’s silver-medal-winning team at the 2010 World Field Lacrosse Championships in Manchester, England. A year later, he brought home the gold at the FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championships in Prague, Czech Republic.
The Orangeville, Ontario native ranks second in National Lacrosse League history in assists (908), assists per game (3.39), and games played (268). A 19-year veteran who retired following the 2016 season, Sanderson set – and repeatedly broke – the League’s single-season assists record. His 83 helpers in 2015 are tied for the most in a year in NLL history.
Known by his peers and teammates as “Shooter,” Sanderson was a first-ballot NLL Hall of Fame inductee. He won two Champion’s Cups (2005 & 2009) and was a nine-time All-Pro. He recorded 60 or more points in every season from 2002 to 2015, including five 100-plus point campaigns which ranks tied for first in NLL history.
The Oshawa, Ontario native was the 9th overall pick in the 2001 National Lacrosse League Entry Draft. He played in 190 career games, registering 59 goals, 99 assists and 165 penalty minutes. The savvy defenseman won a Champion’s Cup with Rochester in 2007 and scored the game-winning goal in the championship game. Greer captured a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2011 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships.
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Dance Team Coach
Putting on her first pair of tap shoes at six years old, Teran Brown has been dancing ever since. She brings more than a decade of experience coaching, choreographing and performing professionally to the San Diego Seals as the team’s Dance Team Manager.
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro graduate joins the Seals organization after spending two seasons as a line leader for the San Diego Charger Girls. She is entering her fifth season as the team director at San Diego Danceworks, a dance studio in Clairemont. Brown’s career has spanned the spectrum – from TV commercials to theme parks. She even spent two years teaching dance in China, and traveled the world as a cruise line performer.
“You can expect our squad to deliver exciting performances at every home game, and be very active in the San Diego community,” said Brown. “I’m looking forward to creating memories with our team and the fans!”