St. John’s, NL – The St. John’s Edge announced today that Jeff Morrison and Glen Sooley have joined the staff as Assistant Coaches for the 2019-2020 season.
Jeff Morrison, a Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island native joins the Edge after spending the last two season with the Island Storm and the 2014-2016 seasons with the Maine Red Claws. During his time with the Storm, Morrison played a major role in the recruitment of 2018 NBLC Newcomer of the Year, Franklin Sessions as well as 2018 Defensive Player of the Year, Du’Vaughn Maxwell.
Morrison and Head Coach Steve Marcus worked together during the 2014-2016 seasons with the Maine Red Claws. Marcus on the hire of Morrison, “I am ecstatic to add someone like Jeff to our organization in St. John’s. Jeff thinks the game in a very progressive way and is one of the best video guys I have ever been around. The St. John’s Edge got better today with the addition of Jeff Morrison.”
Morrison on his new role with the Edge; “I am excited for the opportunity to help the St. John’s Edge in our quest to win an NBLC Championship. I have heard great things about the city of St. John’s and the entire Edge organization. I cannot wait to get started.”
Glen Sooley, a Mount Pearl, NL native returns to the Edge for his third season. Sooley, who has coached for over 20 seasons in the province has represented Newfoundland both as a player and a coach at the national level.
Marcus on the hire of Sooley; “Glen is the type of guy every organization needs, no task is too small for him and he goes above and beyond to help us in anyway necessary. He brings valuable coaching experience to our organization.”
Sooley on his new role with the Edge; “I am very pleased to be a part of the Edge again this season. As a native Newfoundlander heavily involved in the local basketball committee, I see every day the positive impact the Edge have had on the youth in Newfoundland.”
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