LA KISS Introduce Bob McMillen as Head Coach
Tuesday September 17, 2013
2013 Coach of the Year to become team's first head coach
LOS ANGELES – The LA KISS have nabbed Bob McMillen to become the first head coach in franchise history, the team announced at a press conference held at the House of Blues in Los Angeles today.
McMillen earned NET10 Wireless Head Coach of the Year honors in 2013 after guiding the Chicago Rush to a 10-8 record and Central Division championship in his third season at the helm. For his career, McMillen boasts a 33-21 regular season record and has never finished a season with a non-winning record. In his first season as a head coach, he guided the Rush to a 13-5 mark and an appearance in the National Conference championship game.
As a player, McMillen won ArenaBowl championships with three different teams during his 13-year career with the Arizona Rattlers, San Jose Sabercats and Chicago Rush. Voted the 17th Greatest Player in AFL History by the Silver Anniversary Committee in 2012, McMillen was a three-time ArenaBowl champion, two-time All-Arena selection and one-time All-Ironman selection. He ranks second in AFL history with 484 career rushing attempts and third in rushing yards with 1,508. McMillen was announced as an inductee into the Arena Football Hall of Fame Class of 2013 in August.