Behind the ECHL Benches – Vince Williams, Trenton Titans

Vince Williams is in his first season as head coach of Trenton after being named to the positon on Aug. 2, 2011. He spent the previous five seasons as an assistant coach with the Trenton Devils.


Williams played for the Titans in six of their first seven seasons, including being a part of the team in their inaugural season in 1999-2000 and their Kelly Cup championship club in 2005.  His 335 games with the Titans is second only to Scott Bertoli in team history. The 35-year-old began his professional career in the ECHL with the Columbus Chill in 1998-99 after playing two seasons of college hockey at Concordia University. In 461 ECHL games with Columbus, Trenton and Florida he scored 93 points (23g-70a) while adding 585 penalty minutes. The defensman also saw time in the original International Hockey League with Indianapolis and Orlando and in the American Hockey League with Lowell.