Brad Ralph was named the fifth head coach in Everblades’ history on July 12, 2016. Ralph, 36, enters his eighth season as a head coach in 2017-18.
Ralph has amassed a career coaching record of 297-149-36. Last year, Ralph helped lead the Everblades to their second South Division title in three seasons. In 2015-16, he guided the Kelowna Rockets of the Western Hockey League to a 48-20-4 record and a third-round appearance in the playoffs. Ralph coached the Idaho Steelheads of the ECHL for three seasons (2012-15) totaling a 132-64-20 mark along with three postseason appearances. Ralph began his coaching career with the SPHL’s Augusta RiverHawks (2010-12), and led his team to the league finals in his year.
As a player, Ralph appeared in 383 professional games split between the ECHL and AHL, while making his lone NHL appearance with the Phoenix Coyotes during the 2000-01 season.
|Coaching Record||Reg. Season||Playoffs|
|2012-13||Idaho Steelheads (ECHL)||72||45||20||7||17||9||8|
|2013-14||Idaho Steelheads (ECHL)||72||39||26||7||11||5||6|
|2014-15||Idaho Steelheads (ECHL)||72||48||18||6||6||2||4|
|2016-17||Florida Everblades (ECHL)||72||46||21||5||12||5||7|