Tag: Head Coach



Boy. Did not see that one coming. This afternoon instead of announcing a new GM like most of us expected, the Hounds dropped a bomb by announcing Dave Brandt will not be returning in 2018, and that none other than now former Rochester Rhinos head coach Bob Lilley will be taking his place. Cut to my jaw on the floor.

Brandt was coming off a mediocre but improved season with a vision for the future. While there were parts of last season which were frustrating to watch, I think most of us were more than willing to give him another season at the helm and have some stability for the first time in a while. The new(ish) D2 standards had other plans. Brandt apparently couldn’t get his ‘A’ license for whatever reason, and since the USL is pushing for no more USSF waivers,…

Mark Steffens Is The Riverhounds Next Head Coach

Mark Steffens

JR: …it’s great to see Dave Brandt and Tuffy McShallenberger finally here in this ring. It’s been a tough year for Riverhounds Entertainment and to finally see these two sign this… wait… who’s that coming down the ramp? … OH MY GOD IT’S MARK STEFFENS! MARK STEFFENS! HE’S GOT A CHAIR! OH MY GOD! OH MY GOD! HE KNOCKED BRANDT OUT COLD! STEFFENS IS SIGNING HIS NAME ON THE CONTRACT! I’VE NEVER SEEN ANYTHING LIKE IT!

After multiple reports that the Riverhounds were perusing Navy’s Dave Brandt (and some implying a deal was close) the Riverhounds announced today that former Charlotte Eagles coach Mark Steffens will be our next head coach. We go now to the reaction in the streets-


Ok ok that’s a little harsh. I have to admit it was easy to get…