Seven individuals from the United States have been selected to serve in an officiating capacity at the 2019 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Indoor Lacrosse Championship from Sept. 19-28 in Langley, British Columbia. Twenty nations are expected to compete at this year’s event.

Six people will serve as on the floor officials and one will serve as an assessor at the world championship, which is held every four years.

Included in the group are two officials that also worked the 2015 FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championship. Ty Wilkinson will again serve as an on the floor official and Kevin Forrester will serve as an assessor for the officials attending the event. 

“All of the candidates selected are committed to the sport of box lacrosse in their local areas,” said Rick Lake, senior manager for the men’s game for US Lacrosse. “This is a phenomenal opportunity for them to be recognized for their efforts and to participate at the highest level.”

The seven individuals involved in this year’s world championship represent six states:


Kevin Forrester – Arnold, Md.


Matt Davis – Grasonville, Md.
William Hardy – Tully, N.Y.
Justin Kitashima – Glendale, Colo.
Dan Miles – Fallsington, Pa.
Paul Quill – Weymouth, Maass.
Ty Wilkinson – Centerville, Ohio