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Edmonton Drillers (2007)

For other teams named Edmonton Drillers, see Edmonton Drillers.

Edmonton Drillers
Edmonton Drillers
Founded 2007
Ground Edmonton Soccer Centre South
Chairman Dr. Brent Saik
Manager Kevin Poissant
League Canadian Major Indoor Soccer League
2009 1st

The Edmonton Drillers are a Canadian Major Indoor Soccer League team.

History

On January 24, 2007, the formation of the Canadian Major Indoor Soccer League was announced along with that a series of exhibition games would take place in various markets to gauge interest. Edmonton being one of these markets, the Edmonton Drillers name has been acquired with the expectation of several of the players from the NPSL edition of the club would be reunited for these exhibition matches.

The Showcase Series games were held at Rexall Place. However, the Drillers have moved to the Servus Credit Union Place in St. Albert for the 2008 season. The 2008 CMISL season will see the Drillers kick off January 19 and 20 with games against Saskatoon, Winnipeg and Calgary, all played in Calgary. Prior to that they will play two exhibition games in Prince George, BC, December 1 and 2, as well as a four pre-season games against Saskatoon in December and early January. CMISL is teaming up the PASL for the 2008/09 season. All 4 teams from the CMISL will be a part of the PASL 2008/09 season.

Notable coaches


Staff

Management
  • Dr. Brent Saik - President/General Manager
  • Brenda Martin - Business/Ticket Manager
  • Vikki Saik - Account Executive
  • Jim Martin - Spokesman
  • Hamish Black - Manager of Soccer Operations
Sports
  • Kevin Poissant - Head Coach
  • Jeff Paulus - Assistant Coach
  • Sean Sneddon - Equipment Manager

Notable players

Year-by-year

Season GP W L Pct PF PA Finish North American Championship Avg. Attendance
2007 6 4 2 .667 13 11 2nd N/A 3,730
2008 10 8 2 .800 73 39 1st N/A 606
2009 12 9 3 .750 82 82 1st lost in the semi-finish
2010 12 5 7 .417 84 72 3rd Did Not Qualify 192

External links

  • Drillers Fans - Fansite complete with extensive information and coverage of the team

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