August 18, 2014

Exclusive: Tomahawks To Announce Williams as Assistant Coach Tomorrow

(Update: Read the team press release about the hiring here)

The Johnstown Tomahawks are expected to announce the team's new assistant coach for the upcoming 2014-2015 season. The exact details are not known at this time but the team is expected to name Matt Williams as the new assistant coach.

Many Tomahawks' fans will be very familiar with the name Williams as he played with the Johnstown Tomahawks' two seasons ago.

Matt Williams was brought in to Johnstown via a trade with the Coulee Region Chill. Williams appeared in 14 games for the Tomahawks back in 2012-2013 scoring two assists.

Last season Williams competed at the college level. He played one game for Lake Forest College (D3) before transferring to WMU (D3). Williams playing career took a turn last winter when he was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma.

You can read about his battle here.

The Tomahawks' are expected to make the official announcement at some point tomorrow. Williams will replace the position left by Mike Letizia when he was announced as the new head coach of the Tomahawks, replacing Jason Spence.

As soon as the team makes the official announcement we will include links and update this post.

Johnstown takes the ice in two weeks for a pair of exhibition games in Altoona Pa vs the Springfield Pics. The games will take place on August 30th and 31st. For information on those games and to get tickets you can follow this link here.

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