Rett Vossler Named Head Coach Of Bold City Battalion, Team Set To Begin Play In September

By Bold City Battalion Staff


The Bold City Battalion, a new Jacksonville, Fla.-based team opening at the USPHL Premier and USPHL Elite levels in September, has announced its first Head Coach for their inaugural 2023-24 season.

Rett Vossler, a native of Houston, TX, owns and operates “Pelican Sports Group”, a hockey agency, helping players further their careers at the professional level. Vossler’s coaching career began in Iceland at the U18 and U16 levels. For the past six seasons, Rett has been an assistant coach with the Tampa Bay Juniors, helping lead them to the National Tournament all six seasons.

“I’m extremely excited to be hired as the first Head Coach of the Bold City Battalion! It’s a huge honor that Rod Simmons and Ron Kinnear have put their trust in me to build this program in a very competitive Florida Division of the USPHL. I look forward to creating a competitive, fun, and challenging environment here in Jacksonville to develop young men into better hockey players, and most importantly, better human beings.”  – Head Coach Rett Vossler

“As President and Director of Hockey Operations for Bold City Battalion, I am excited and looking forward to working with Rett Vossler, our Head Coach. Rett brings a great deal of experience, passion, and energy to our program. His ability to work with young men to advance their hockey skills and prepare them for their next steps is a special gift. Rett’s keen focus and philosophy of team first, will certainly set our athletes on a path as successful hockey players, and also successful people beyond the sport. On behalf of the staff and ownership, we are extremely excited to welcome Rett Vossler as Head Premier and Elite Hockey Coach of the Bold City Battalion”! – Hockey Director Rod Simmons
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