Carl English Named Interim General Manager
St. John’s, NL(June 18, 2018) – The St John’s Edge of the National Basketball League of Canada have named Carl English Interim General Manager. English will immediately assist with the selection of a Head Coach, development of a protected player list, player recruitment and will continue being involved with community relations for the franchise.
“We are excited to give Carl English the opportunity to put the necessary pillars in place to bring this franchise to the next level,” said Robert Sabbagh of Atlantic Sports Enterprises Ltd. “Our ownership group values Carl’s unique experience and his relentless commitment to putting a championship product on the floor in his home province will ensure the Edge’s continued success as we approach our second season in St. John’s.
Carl English played in the NCAA with the University of Hawaii where he currently ranks 7th on their all-time scoring list. English, 6-foot-5, 205 pounds, continued his professional career mostly in Europe, playing in Italy, Greece, Croatia and Spain, where in 2013 he captured the scoring lead in the Spanish Basketball League. English was a mainstay on the Canadian National Men’s Team for over ten years where he earned a silver medal during the 2015 Pan American Games. During the 2017-2018 season English earned the National Basketball League of Canada MVP title while playing for the Edge.
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