Hurtis Chinn promoted to Danger Head Coach, Mike Davis to CFL
Article posted on: 2016-09-07 13:28:00
The Nebraska Danger Indoor Professional Football Team is pleased to announce the promotion of Hurtis Chinn to Head Coach of the Nebraska Danger. Former Head Coach Mike Davis has accepted a position as Manager of Football Administration for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. Head Coach Chinn is also pleased to announce his 2017 coaching staff.
"We are extremely proud of Mike Davis for earning this opportunity at the next level," Nebraska Danger owner Charlie Bosselman said. "The goal of our league is to give players a chance to advance to higher leagues, and having a coach also earn that opportunity shows the professionalism that we are striving for here in Grand Island."
Seamlessly stepping into the Head Coaching position is Hurtis Chinn, the Danger's Assistant Head Coach for the past two seasons.
"Hurtis has been with the program since our inaugural season, first as a player and then as a coach, and played an instrumental part in winning our three Intense Conference Championships. We just knew that he was the perfect candidate to be our next Head Coach," Bosselman said.
Chinn stated, "It is truly an honor to coach for one of the IFL's most prestigious programs. Central Nebraska has some of the greatest fans in the nation. I can't wait to get started."
Head Coach: Hurtis Chinn
Chinn takes over the head coach position this season after spending the previous two seasons as assistant head coach. Before then, Chinn coached for three years as the Danger receivers coach after playing for Nebraska in the inaugural season in 2011. During his season with the Danger, Chinn recorded 37 receptions for 316 yards and two touchdowns.
The Miami, FL native was a standout receiver for the River City Rage in 2009 where he finished fourth in the IFL with 77 receptions and scored 11 touchdowns. Chinn played collegiately at Western New Mexico.
Associate Head Coach / O-Line Coach: Kyle Moore-Brown
A veteran of indoor football, Kyle Moore-Brown is in his second season as associate head coach. He spent 15 seasons in the Arena Football League, playing on both the offensive and defensive lines. Moore-Brown won two AFL championships, was named to the All-Ironman team three times, and set a record for playing in 236 consecutive games. For these accolades, he was selected as an Arena Football Hall of Fame Inductee.
After switching to coaching, Moore-Brown started with the La Crosse Spartans in 2010-2011 before taking the head coach position for the newly created Cedar Rapid Titans in 2012. He is a native of Newark, Jew Jersey and was a three-year letter-winner at defensive tackle for the University of Kansas from 1990-92.
Defensive Coordinator: Pig Brown
Nebraska Danger Hall-of-fame linebacker Pig Brown joins the Danger coaching staff as Defensive Coordinator. This is Brown's first time coaching in the IFL, but he spent many seasons guiding the Danger Defense from inside the huddle in his linebacker position. For four straight seasons, Cornelius 'Pig' Brown was the heart and soul of the Danger Defense. As the vocal leader of the team, Brown led the team in tackles for three of his four seasons, compiling a career record of 319 total tackles, 15.5 sacks and 9 interceptions.
D-Line Coach / Special Teams Coordinator: Adrian Davis A Danger veteran making his transition into coaching for the Danger, Adrian Davis is in his first season as D-Line Coach / Special Teams Coordinator. Since joining the Danger a few games into 2011 season, Davis racked up 266 total tackles, 21.5 sacks, & six interceptions in his Danger career. Davis spends his off-season honing his skills as an Assistant Coach for the Grand Island Northwest High School football team.
2017 Season Tickets are available at the Heartland Events Center Box Office, and Single Game Tickets will be on sale soon.