Christopher Bily was named the Head Coach of the Wells College men's lacrosse team on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 and enters his third season with the Express during the 2015 season.
Bily comes to Aurora after serving as a Graduate Assistant at Robert Morris University in Chicago, Ill. As an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator with the Eagles, Bily helped to establish a first year program set to begin play in the Spring of 2013 as a Men's Collegiate Lacrosse League Division I and NAIA institution. During his time at Robert Morris, Bily was involved within the community, serving as a Program Director and Youth Coach for Chicago Youth Lacrosse, growing the game throughout the Chicagoland area.
Prior to his tenure at Robert Morris, Bily served as an assistant boys' lacrosse coach at Onondaga Central Junior/Senior High School in Nedrow, N.Y., helping the program to three NYSPHSAA Section III playoff berths from 2007 to 2010. Outside of lacrosse, Bily has worked in the area as a substitute teacher for the West Genesee and East Syracuse-Minoa Central School Districts.
Bily also stays involved with the game outside of his responsibilities with the Express, participating in the Shove Park Box Lacrosse League, Syracuse City Lacrosse League, and the annual Lake Placid Summit Lacrosse Tournament.
A 2007 graduate of SUNY Cortland with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education, Bily was a member of the 2005 SUNYAC Champion Red Dragons men’s lacrosse team as well as a member of the 2006 NCLL National Championship team at the club level. Additionally, Bily was also a member of the boy’s lacrosse team at West Genesee High School before graduating in 2002.