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Philadelphia's Phil Bogle Named Top Assistant Coach

Thursday July 26, 2018

 Bogle earns third-straight coaching honor

LAS VEGAS – The Arena Football League has announced that Philadelphia Soul assistant coach Phil Bogle has been named 2018 Assistant Coach of the Year. Bogle becomes the first coach to win the award three times.

The former All-Arena lineman entered his seventh year of coaching in the AFL, all with the Philadelphia Soul. During his time as a coach, the Soul made five postseason appearances, won two Conference Championships, three ArenaBowl appearances, and won two ArenaBowl championships.

ASSISTANT COACH OF THE YEAR

YEAR

PLAYER

TEAM

2018

Phil Bogle

Philadelphia

2017

Phil Bogle

Philadelphia

2016

Phil Bogle

Philadelphia

2015

Siaha Burley

Orlando

2014

Ron Selesky

Cleveland

2013

Omarr Smith

Arizona

2012

Matt Sauk

Utah

2011

Matt Sauk

Utah

2010

Danny White

Arizona

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