Edinburgh Ogres appoint Gregor Berry as new Player/Coach!

Cross Check Edinburgh Ogres are delighted to reach agreement with Gregor Berry!

Berry, who is also a EURHC (Edinburgh University Roller Hockey Club) coach, brings vast knowledge and bags of experience to the Ogres. Having coached and played in nearly every hockey related sport, he was an obvious choice and Ogres Board of Founding Fathers immediately decided he is the right person for the job. He was presented with one simple goal to achieve. Lead the #OgreArmy to COMPLETE WORLD DOMINATION!

Coach Berry takes over from interim gaffer - Kris Grabowski with immediate effect. Grabowski together with interim coach assistant Brykajlo will remain part of the coaching team as Coach Berry assistants.

Former interim coach Kris Grabowski:

“I enjoyed my time coaching and running practices. I guess it’s never a good feeling getting sacked with unbeaten record but everything we do is always for the good of the team. This is definitely right decision. Coach Berry brings not only knowledge and experience, but also big passion for the sport and determination - a model Ogre attitude. Further to that he can also rip it top cheese and doesn’t need oxygen tank after 5 minutes like most of us. I am convinced with him in charge the #OgreArmy will move on to another level in no time.”

Coach Berry:

“Before committing to being involved, I wanted to check three things.
a) that the club had a strong and sensible leadership group
b) that the club as a whole was friendly and welcoming, and generally a good bunch
c) that I felt I could offer something useful
It was clear after last practice that A&B were exceeded. C - I'll do my best!
Can't wait to get started, with the help of Kris and George to keep me on the straight and narrow.

Gregor Berry will play with #48 and his jersey is up for sponsorship!