Florida Jr. Blades Name Ken Strong New Head Premier, Elite Coach

The Florida Jr Blades proudly announce the appointment of Ken Strong as the new Head Coach for its USPHL Premier and Elite Division programs. Ken brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the Florida Jr Blades franchise, with a distinguished career both on and off the ice.


With an impressive resume spanning decades in hockey, Strong has proven himself a formidable force in the sport. His extensive playing career includes notable stints in the NHL with the Toronto Maple Leafs, and over 15 years playing for the Austrian National Team including the 1994 Olympic Games.


Following his playing career, Strong transitioned seamlessly into coaching, where he has continued to make a significant impact. His coaching experience includes working with junior hockey programs such as the Toronto Marlboros, where he coached players such as Connor McDavid and Sam Bennett.


“We are thrilled to welcome Ken Strong to the Florida Jr Blades family as our new Head Coach,” said Ron Kinnear, founder of the Florida Jr Blades. “Ken’s unparalleled experience and passion for the game make him the perfect leader to guide our players to new heights. We are confident that under his guidance, our team will achieve great success both on and off the ice.”


As the Florida Jr Blades gear up for the upcoming season, Strong’s leadership promises to inspire and motivate players to reach their full potential. With his proven track record of excellence, the Jr Blades look forward to an exciting and successful chapter under his guidance.


For more information about the Florida Jr Blades franchise and to send your hockey info to Coach Strong please visit https://www.floridajrblades.com/or send an email to Director of Hockey Operations (rod.simmons.hockey@gmail.com)