Green Bay (April 27, 2022) – One day after naming Mike Leone as their new head coach, the Green Bay Gamblers have added former player, Patrick McCadden, as assistant coach.
“I look forward to returning to the Gamblers in my new role as assistant coach with high expectations for the program,” said McCadden. “I plan to work with Coach Leone to build the winning culture that Gamblers fans are so familiar with.”
McCadden spent the last five seasons with Lawrence University where he served as the associate head hockey coach. He was responsible for the team’s penalty kill while serving as the recruiting coordinator. Along with his coaching duties, he was the head strength and conditioning coordinator for the Lawrence Athletics Department.
McCadden played three seasons in the professional ranks between the SPHL and the ECHL. He finished his professional career with the Atlanta Gladiators of the ECHL. During his collegiate years he spent two seasons for the St. Norbert Green Knights where he was part of the 2014 National Championship team. Before St. Norbert, he spent two years playing for the Michigan Tech Huskies.
Prior to his time in college, Patrick played three years of junior hockey. He won the Robertson Cup in 2008 with the St. Louis Bandits and then made the move with former Gamblers coach Jon Cooper to Green Bay in 2008. Under Cooper, he served as team captain when the Gamblers won the Clark Cup in 2010.