Atlanta Gladiators name Chuck Weber head coach
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The Atlanta Gladiators of the ECHL have named Chuck Weber as their new head coach and general manager. Weber takes over from Andy Brandt who accepted the position as associate coach with St. Norbert College on Aug. 11. 

Weber has had great success coaching in the ECHL before. He won two Kelly Cup championships with the Cincinnati Cyclones in 2008 and 2010. The Cyclones were the shared affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens and Nashville Predators for each of their championship years. 

In addition to coaching in the ECHL. Weber was also the head coach of the Rochester Americans and San Antonio Rampage in the American Hockey League from 2010 to 2013. 

Weber then moved on to Europe where he was the head coach of Zagreb Medvescak of Russia's Kontinental Hockey League for the 2014-15 season. Weber stayed in Europe for another year and was the head coach of the Coventry Blaze of the British Elite Ice Hockey League in 2015-16. Last season, Weber returned to the United States and was the assistant coach of the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League. 

In his coaching career, Weber has also been the assistant coach for the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League, the Trenton Titans, Augusta Lynx and Utah Grizzlies of the ECHL and the associate coach of the Rampage.

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