Alex Ghesquiere Will Lead Breeze Again In 2016

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Head Coach Alex Ghesquiere inspires the troops in Game 1, 2014 against defending champs Toronto Rush

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Alex Ghesquiere returns to the Breeze as head coach for 3rd season

Washington, DC – October 7, 2015 – The DC Breeze announced today that the team will continue to be led by Alexander “Dutchy” Ghesquiere in 2016. He will serve as both GM and Head Coach, the two posts he held for the 2015 season in addition to his Head Coach role in 2014. In this dual capacity Ghesquiere will manage all field-related decisions including coaching staff, the 28-player roster, weekly active roster selections,  and game day strategy and tactics.

“I’m very excited to be a part of the Breeze and the AUDL again this year,” Ghesquiere announced. “The Breeze ownership and fans have been wonderful, and you can expect something great next season. This is a terrific time to be with the Breeze, and I’m proud to coach in 2016.”

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Ghesquiere’s coaching legacy continues to grow… On September 28th he was named the head coach of the USA open division team that will represent the United States in London next Summer and compete for the 2016 World Championship. He also guided DC-based women’s club team Scandal to two consecutive national championshipa in the women’s club division in 2014 and 2015. Here’s Ghesquiere’s elite playing and coaching résumé:

  • World Games coach, gold medal
  • Revolver coach, 1 world championship, 2 nationals gold medals
  • Scandal coach, 2 nationals gold medals
  • Revolver player, 1 world championship, 1 nationals gold medal

“Needless to say, we couldn’t be happier to continue the relationship with Alex,” added Breeze co-owner Don Grage. “Given his pedigree and the overall positive trajectory of this franchise, we hope that someday soon we can add an AUDL championship to the impressive track record of success Mr. Ghesquiere has enjoyed at all the top levels of our sport.”

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