The first and only coach in franchise history, Barry Trotz is regarded as one of the top bench bosses in the game today, having been a finalist for the Jack Adams Award as the NHL’s top coach in both 2009-10 and 2010-11, and finishing among the top five in Adams voting again in 2011-12. In his 15 seasons as the Preds coach, Trotz has put himself among some legendary names, ranking third all-time in games coached (1,066) and fourth all-time in wins (503) with a single franchise, in addition to moving into 15th on the all-time coaching victories list. ...more
Lane Lambert joins the big team after coaching the Predators' AHL affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals, for four years. Lambert guided the Admirals to their second West Division championship in three years and ranks fourth among Admirals coaches with 178 wins. ...more
Phil Housley was named assistant coach of the Nashville Predators on May 21, 2013. Housley coached the United States to a gold medal at the 2013 World Junior Championships and ranks fourth all-time among NHL defensemen in points (338g-894a-1,232pts). ...more
Mitch Korn is in his 14th season as the goaltending coach for the Nashville Predators and in his 20th season in the NHL. He works with all netminders in the Nashville system, including those playing in Milwaukee (AHL), Cincinnati (ECHL), amateur leagues and Europe. Korn has helped several Nashville goalies burst onto the NHL scene dating back to Pekka Rinne, slected in 1998. ...more
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