Brian Hug is in his second season as the Assistant Head Coach for the Command, but his 6th year working with Danton Barto and 5th as his Assistant Head Coach. For 2012, Hug has added defensive coordinator to his coaching responsibilities.
In 2010 he helped lead the Arkansas Diamonds of the IFL to the Conference Championship Game. 2009 saw his second season with the Manchester Wolves where they earned a another consecutive trip to the arenafootball2 league playoffs. In 2008, Hug helped lead the team to its most successful campaign in franchise history, when the Wolves advanced all the way to the American Conference championship game as the seventh-seeded wild card team.
In 2007 Coach Hug was with the Las Vegas Gladiators of the Arena Football League as an Assistant Line Coach. In 2006 he was the Head Coach for the Port Huron Pirates of the Great Lakes Indoor Football League. His team went (12-0) en route to winning the 2006 Great Lakes Bowl Championship. Brian was also named GLIFL Coach of the Year, and led the West All-Stars to victory in the GLIFL All-Star Game. Coach Hug brings over 16 years of coaching experience in high school, college, and professional football.
Brian has a Master of Arts in Sports Administration from Wayne State University and a Bachelors of Arts in Biology from Olivet College. Brian resides in Port Huron, Michigan during the off-season.