Posted: Feb. 28, 2005
PHOENIX – Ron Filion, whose resume includes a diverse background in professional hockey coaching, has been selected as the head coach of Phoenix Roadrunners of the ECHL, as announced today by Roadrunners President Claude Lemieux.
Filion, 39, has coached professionally in the U.S. and France, having spent five seasons with the Cholet Dogs of the European First Division. While in Cholet, Filion led the Dogs to a league championship in 1997. His professional coaching experience also includes serving as an assistant coach with the ECHL Augusta Lynx and the West Coast Hockey League Tucson Gila Monsters.
“Ron Filion’s experience in player development makes him an ideal choice to serve as our head coach,” Lemieux said. “We are excited to have Ron as a part of our organization.”