BEAUMONT, Texas – The Texas Wildcatters have announced that Tony MacAulay is the team’s new head coach.
The 33-year-old MacAulay was an assistant coach with Toledo in 2003-04, helping the Storm finish 41-26-5 to qualify for the Kelly Cup Playoffs.
MacAulay was named head coach of Roanoke on January 29, 2003 and the Express went 15-7-3 in the final 25 games to qualify for the postseason. In his first full season as head coach in 2003-04, Roanoke went 38-26-8 to finish second in the Southern Division and qualify for the playoffs, losing in four games to eventual Eastern Conference Champion Florida in the Southern Division Semifinals.
“Tony is the perfect choice to bring a playoff-caliber team to the deserving fans of Southeast Texas,” said Wildcatters owner Rick Adams. “Tony is a young, energetic, tireless recruiter with a proven track record of success in the ECHL.”