ESTERO, FL – Florida Everblades president and general manager Craig Brush proudly announced today Greg Poss has been named as the new head coach of the club. Poss, who spent last season in the ECHL as an assistant coach with the Ontario Reign, was at Germain Arena today for the announcement.
“I’m honored to be the new coach of the Florida Everblades.” Poss said. “The Everblades have a first class reputation in the ECHL and I’m real happy to be working with Craig Brush and the entire organization. We’re going to work hard to achieve our goals and objectives this year.”
Poss, 45, becomes just the fourth head coach in the 13-year history of the Florida Everblades. The Green Bay, Wisconsin native comes to the Everblades organization with an extensive coaching resume. Prior to the 2009-10 season with the Reign, Poss spent eight seasons as a head coach in the German Elite League (DEL) with Iserlohn, Nuremberg and Mannheim.