by Laura Walton, Dallas Diamonds
September 22, 2009
After much deliberation and valued input from returning veterans and coaches, Diamonds owner, Dawn Berndt has named Patrick Hughes as Head Coach for the upcoming season.
Patrick served as the Diamonds Receivers/Running Backs Coach in 2004 and as Defensive Coordinator from 2005-2008. He is an esteemed member of the Diamond family as well as a part of coaching four Championship seasons.
Hughes has been busy attending Southwest Baptist University in Oklahoma, majoring in Business Marketing and will graduate at the end of 2009. He was a member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes as well as a member of Big Cat Little Cat Community Service. He also played 2 seasons at strong safety and was named Defensive Practice Player of the Year in 2008 for Southwest.
Coach Pat is joined by Mikel Black who returns as assistant
Head Coach. He will also serve as Director of Football Operations.
Karen Seimers, a Pro Bowl and two time All Star honoree (two as a player and one as a coach), will call plays as offensive coordinator.
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