Soubry Named New Davenport Assistant Coach

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Davenport University head coach Bob Clarkson has announced the hiring of Cedric Soubry as an assistant coach. He joins the staff that led the Panthers to the 2011 MCLA D2 National Championship.

"Ced was one of our very first recruits here at Davenport and represents a member of our first graduating class, said Clarkson. He has been an outstanding leader as a two year captain and will immediately begin the transition to assistant coach.

Soubry has a diverse background for a young coach. He has a distinguished playing career at Davenport having been a four-year starter, All American, and a two year team captain. In addition, Cedric played Jr Lacrosse for the Oakville Buzz in the Ontario Lacrosse Association (OLA) and was recognized as an all star there as well. As a coach he has worked with Edge Lacrosse of Toronto, True Lacrosse in Michigan, and as a coach in the East Grand Rapids Youth organization. Additionally Cedric worked in an administrative role with the Toronto Nationals of the MLL.

"This is a great opportunity for me to coach at the college level, said Soubry. Coach Clarkson and I have been working on this for a while and I am pleased it all came together."

Soubry will reside in Grand Rapids while pursuing a graduate degree in Business Administration.

Davenport University plays in the Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Association (MCLA) Division II and won the 2011 National Championship in Denver, CO.


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