CINCINNATI – The Kelly Cup champion Cincinnati Cyclones announced that Chuck Weber has signed a multiple-year contract and that he has been promoted to head coach and vice president of hockey operations.
The Cyclones are the ECHL affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens and the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League and the Hamilton Bulldogs and the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League.
In his second season in 2007-08 the Cyclones won the Kelly Cup and Brabham Cup championships making the 35 year old only the third coach in 20 years to win both the regular season and postseason titles.
Weber is 92-41-11 in his first two seasons and has led the Cyclones to the postseason both years where he has a 22-10 record.
Weber was named ECHL Coach of the Year in 2007-08 after finishing second in the voting in 2006-07.