The Delaware Ducks are excited to announce Doug Rose as the 18UAA head coach for the 2020/21 season.
Coach Doug Rose is a New Jersey native who grew up playing out of Hollydell Ice Arena. He played his youth hockey for the Hollydell Hurricanes and Juniors for the Little Flyers. Doug signed in the North American Hockey League (NAHL) with the the Fairbanks Ice Dogs playing there for 3 years as a Defenseman and won a National Championship with the team.
Doug started his NCAA Hockey career with Division 3 Neumann University and then transferred to Stevenson University where he was an All League Defenseman. Following graduation Doug signed to play professionally in the SPHL for the Knoxville Ice Bears where he was named to the All Star Game, All Rookie Team and Second Team All League as a Defenseman.
The following year Doug signed a Professional contract and is currently playing overseas in the Netherlands in the BeNe League for Hijs Hokij Den Haag.
As a Coach, Doug has been the Lead Instructor for Johnny Gaudreau’s Ignited Camps out of the Hollydell Ice Arena. For the past 9 years, Doug ran Clinics for : Power Skating ,Stick Handling, Checking , Defensemen, Learn to Skate, Learn to Play along with Private lessons. Doug is also a Head Coach in the Summer for Coaches Choice Hockey Group, which is a Summer Showcase Program. He also runs skill clinics in the Netherlands for Power Play Hockey Camps for ages 4-14.
Stay tuned for more information!!