The Georgia Hockey team is excited to announce the addition of Brian Daley to the coaching staff. Daley will join the team as an assistant coach for the 2019-2020 season.
“We are very excited to bring Brian aboard as an assistant coach,” general manager John Camp said. “He possesses a good hockey mind combined with good experience as a coach with high-level youth programs in the area.”
Originally from Michigan, Brian has played and coached hockey for four decades and remains very active in professional and community hockey programs in and around Atlanta. In addition to his coaching and mentoring role with UGA Hockey, Brian currently works in hockey operations as Video Coach with ECHL Greenville Swamp Rabbits and is Head Coach of Atlanta Phoenix U16 Premier NAPHL.
Brian is a lifelong student of the game, USA Hockey L4 certified, and has recognized successin U14, U16 and high school hockey programs in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Georgia.
“I’m looking forward to sharing my experience, on and off the ice, not only through coaching this great game, but also as a mentor and leader,” Daley said.
In his spare time, Brian enjoys competing in the Atlanta Amateur Hockey League AAHL. Brian, his wife Stacey and their son Liam live in the Newnan/Peachtree City area of Atlanta.
“My goal and view of personal success is, when our players move on, that they play with more confidence, more hockey knowledge and a desire to play this great game for a lifetime,” Daley said.
Brian will join John Camp as an assistant coach for the Ice Dawgs working with head coach Rick Emmett.