Reports From Philadelphia Soul
AFL HONORS SUPPORT STAFFS AND OFFICIAL OF THE YEAR
PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Arena Football League has announced the winners of the Front Office/Support Staff of the Year, Sports Medicine Team of the Year, Equipment Manager of the Year and Official of the Year.
Front Office/Support Staff of the Year: Philadelphia Soul
The Front Office/Support Staff of the Year award was given to the Philadelphia Soul. This award recognizes the entirety of the front office including: public relations, sponsorship, ticketing, football operations and management. Besides supporting their own club, Soul President John Adams and staff also aided in establishing the Albany Empire organization this season.
Sports Medicine Team of the Year: Albany Empire
The Sports Medicine Team of the Year recognizes team’s head athletic trainer Brett Allen for his injury management, communication skills, and leadership. Brett and his staff are valuable assets to their organization as they work tirelessly to ensure the safety and appropriate care for the Albany athletes.
Equipment Manager of the Year: Brandon Goldstein, Albany Empire
Brandon Goldstein just completed his first season with the Albany Empire as their equipment manager. Goldstein is responsible for every aspect of the Empire’s team needs; equipment requests for the team, point person for visiting teams when they arrive through their departure, game day operations, assistant to the head coach, football operations, and many other duties valued by Empire.
Official of the Year: Jeff Carr
Jeff Carr will be completing his 18th season in the Arena Football League and will serve as the umpire in ArenaBowl XXXI. This is the second time in Carr’s AFL officiating career he has been the umpire for an ArenaBowl.
PHILADELPHIA’S PHIL BOGLE NAMED TOP ASSISTANT COACH
Bogle earns third-straight coaching honor
PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Arena Football League has announced that Philadelphia Soul assistant coach Phil Bogle has been named 2018 Assistant Coach of the Year. Bogle becomes the first coach to win the award three times.
The former All-Arena lineman entered his seventh year of coaching in the AFL, all with the Philadelphia Soul. During his time as a coach, the Soul made five postseason appearances, won two Conference Championships, three ArenaBowl appearances, and won two ArenaBowl championships.
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