CHARLOTTE, NC: The Charlotte Rush of the United States Premier Hockey League are proud to announce the addition of Jeff Lobman as assistant coach effective immediately. Jeff a professional hockey development coach joins the Rush from AP Hockey Development and the Florida Junior Panthers.
Lobman who grew up and played his youth hockey on Long Island reunites with Head Coach Trevor Jewell, they both played NCAA hockey for Johnson and Wales University. Most recently Jeff has been consistently training and developing over 20 NHL and 10 AHL players through AP Hockey Development. “Adding a coach of Jeff’s caliber was crucial for our players and their development. Jeff knows exactly what our players need in terms of development and will be a great addition to our staff as we prepare players for the next stages of their careers.” – Rush Ownership.
Lobman on coming to Charlotte: “I am grateful and excited for the opportunity to join the Charlotte Rush coaching staff. It has always been a goal of mine to coach Junior Hockey. I am honored to be starting my Junior Hockey coaching career with such a prestigious organization. I want to thank the Rush Ownership Group and Coach Jewell for this opportunity and look forward to a successful season and future with the Rush Organization.
Trevor Jewell and Brian Haaland will return behind the bench after another very successful season. “Trevor returned last season and made an immediate impact on our players. Over the years he has developed and matured into one of the top coaches in the country at the Premier and Elite level. We expect a certain standard of leadership and development and we are confident Trevor will continue that alongside his impressive winning mentality and record.” – Rush Ownership
Jewell on his extension: “The Charlotte Rush hold a very special place in my heart and is a program I am very passionate about. Through the years we have developed a great program on and off the ice and I want to continue to take it to higher levels. My excitement and drive have never been higher, and I am looking forward to working with Jeff and Brian. We have a proven history of developing players and advancing them to be successful players at the next level, my goal is to continue that while bringing Championships to Charlotte.” – HC Trevor Jewell
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