The Atlanta Gladiators of the ECHL have named Brady Leisenring their assistant coach for the 2017-2018 ECHL season. Leisenring spent two seasons as an assistant coach with Esbjerg EfB Ishockey in the Danish Hockey League from 2014 to 2016.
Leisenring played five seasons as a forward for the University of Vermont from 2001 to 2006. He also has ECHL playing experience as he was with Fresno Falcons for two years from 2006 to 2008 and the Kalamazoo Wings from 2010 to 2011. Other teams he has played for include the Cleveland Barons, Worcester Sharks and Bridgeport Sound Tigers in the American Hockey League, the Odessa Jackalopes of the Central Hockey League, the Schwenningen ERC, the Landshut Cannibals, the Hannover Indians, the Heilbronn Falcons and the Kaufbeuren ESV of the second German division, and Vasteras IK of the Swedish first division.
Statistically, Leisenring had his best professional season with the Fresno Falcons in 2007-08. That year he had career highs in assists (35) and points (60) as he was second on the team in scoring behind Oren Eizenman.
The Gladiators have released details for two different types of ticket plans for the 2017-18 ECHL season. For details on the Top 10 and Game of the Month ticket plans, please click here. For other Gladiators ticket information, please click here.