Wildcats Re-Sign Off-Ice Team

Swindon Wildcats are delighted to confirm that Robbie Pamphilon will be continuing as the clubs Assistant Bench Coach as we go into the 2017/18 NIHL season, as we complete our off-ice staff for the coming season.

Robbie has been working with the Wildcats organisation for 5 years as Community Coach for Swindon Wildcats In The Community. Alongside this, Robbie coach the Swindon Rec Wildcats for several years, as well as coaching the SWIHA U18s to 2nd in the league.

His experience around the Cats locker-room will be called upon having served as Assistant Bench Coach for four seasons under Player Coach Aaron Nell, and his predecessors Stevie Lyle and Ryan Aldridge.

Speaking about his new role Robbie was undoubtedly thrilled to be handed greater responsibility next season:

“I’m very happy to be working with the Wildcats again this year. I can’t describe how good it feels to be working with the club I grew up watching as a fan.

It’s amazing to be working alongside Aaron and continue my development as a coach and doing whatever I can to help the club succeed. I can’t wait to start the season in September and helping Aaron coach a successful side.”

Alongside Robbie and net-minding coach Dan Brabon, the Cats off-ice staff will be bolstered with the return of Steve and Pete Bradford as our equipment managers who have been serving the Wildcats for many years alongside the ever-dependable Mark Thorne, who will also be assisting them this season.

To complete the staff, Charley Keen will be reprising her role as Sports Therapist for another season with the Wildcats. After a busy 2016/17 season, Charley will be hoping her services will be required less on the injury front. Speaking about returning Charley said:

“I’m really excited to get started again and see what the season brings. Last season was tough, we had a really unlucky time on the injury front and as a therapist it’s difficult to not take it to heart. They were unforeseeable on the medical front and the new season is a blank canvas that I can’t wait to get started.”