Flames Announce 2015 SBL Coaching Staff & Restricted Players
The Orange Autos Rockingham Flames are proud to unveil our 2015 SBL Men's & Women's Coaching Staff, as well as our Restricted Players for the upcoming season.
Fresh of the Club's Maiden SBL Championship, Ryan Petrik will once again lead the Flames Women in the defense of their Championship. Petrik will be supported by returning Assistant Coaches Brad Samuelson, Andrew Cooper & Keegan Crawford.
Mark Utley returns as Men's Head Coach, with the side endeavouring to improve on it's Quarter Final exit from 2014. Karina Tudor returns as Assistant Coach, with the club excited to announce the addition of former NBL Star Aaron Trahair to our Assistant Coach ranks, along with John Hodges.
Reigning League MVP Sami Whitcomb fills one of our Women's Restricted Players spots in 2015, along with West Coast Waves player Darcee Garbin - both of whom will provide great leadership for our young squad. For the Men's Team, we once again welcome back Cooper & Taylor Land as the Men's Restricted Players.
The Flames start the SBL Season on the road, away to East Perth Eagles in Week 1 (Saturday March 14) followed by the Men's team heading to Kalgoorlie to take on the Goldfields Giants in Week 2 (Saturday March 21). The Flames then have their Home Opener on Friday March 27 against the Perth Redbacks, highlighted by the unfurling of the 2014 Women's Championship Banner.
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