Rebels announce coaching staff additions

Langford –The Westshore Rebels are excited to announce that former CFL/CJFL player/coach Doug Hocking, CFL player/Rebels alumni Scott Mennie and Brian Scott has joined the team for the 2015 season.

From Rebels Head Coach JC Boice:

“We are extremely honoured that Coach Hocking and Coach Mennie are anxious to join our staff. Their immense successes speak for themselves and they will have an immediate and substantial impact on our program and players. Aside from the obvious football acumen as a coach, I got to know Doug and feel that our visions are strongly aligned about developing players to their maximum potential.

Also attracting a coach like Doug and Scott also shows the very positive direction the Rebels are now going. We are building something special here at the Westshore community and getting Coach Hocking and Coach Mennie just accelerated that build!”

Doug’s Hocking football biography;

– 12 years as a player in the Canadian Football League

B.C. Lions 1991 – 1994, Part of Grey Cup Champion team in 1994

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1995 – 2002

 

Coaching

Winnipeg Rifles (CJFL), 2003-2005, Defensive Coordinator, Linebackers, Defensive Line

VI Raiders (CJFL) – 2006 – 2011 Defensive Coordinator, 2013 Defensive Coordinator, (3 National Championships, 8 BCFC Championships)

University of British Columbia (CIS) (2012 Linebacker Coach)

Langley Rams Football Team (CJFL) – 2014 Quality Control Coach (BCFC Champions)

 

Scott Mennie football biography;

1996 – Moved to Victoria from Lethbridge, AB –Played on the first Mt Doug team

1997 – Rebels (sharks) rookie of the year and team mvp

1998- Rebels – BCFC Allstar and team MVP

1999 – Rebels – BCFC Allstar, all Canadian and CJFL defensive player of the year,

2000- Glendale California junior College, all conference

2001- Attended BC lions training camp – went back to rebels – team top DB

2002-2004 started 3 seasons for the University of Manitoba Bison’s: in 04 was the team MVP

2005- Drafted and played with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers

2006- Played with the Montreal Alouettes

07/08/09- Rebels special teams co-ordinator

10/11/12 – Rebels defensive co-ordinator

The Westshore Rebels are also excited to announce Brian Scott to the defensive coaching family.

Head Coach JC Boice commented on another coach announcement.

“I am extremely excited to have Brian join our staff. Not only is he a past Rebel player that was a impact performer during the Rebels most competitive era but he also went on to play 5 years at the CIS level with the University of Regina. He is a perfect example of a man that loves the game, loves his teammates, loves his community and leveraged is prowess in football to create future opportunities for himself in education and life.

Brian is also a Rebel Alumni and is fiercely loyal to the Rebel brand. He is excited to be joining us in our effort to reestablish the Rebels rob once and future dominance! The rebels program and most importantly the rubbles players are going to benefit greatly from having Brian in the mix for us now.”

Played Westshore Rebels from  1995-1999. MVP in 1999.

University of Regina rams 2000-2004.

2011 – 2014 – Defensive coordinator of the Cowichan midgets.

Brian commented on why he chose to join the Rebels team, “I Have followed the Rebels since my playing days and have always felt connected because of the great times when I played. I am excited to be back involved in the program and giving all I can to contribute in any way I can so these guys can experience what I did playing here.

Source: Jason Sperling

 

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