John Brophy won a record three ECHL titles with Hampton Roads in 1991, 1992 and 1998. He coached at all levels of professional hockey, including the National Hockey League, and his more than 1,000 coaching victories rank him second all-time to Scotty Bowman. He retired as the ECHL leader for regular season games (882), regular season wins (480) and years coached (13). He holds the league records for postseason wins (55), postseason appearances (11) and championships (3) while ranking second in postseason games coached (94). The ECHL Coach of the Year award is named in his honor.