Atlantic City Blackjacks
Established 2019
Folded 2019
Played in Boardwalk Hall
in Atlantic City, New Jersey
ACBlackjacks.com
League/conference affiliations
Arena Football League (2019)
Team colorsBlack, red, gold and silver
       
Personnel
Owner(s)Trifecta Sports and Entertainment
Head coachRon James
Team history
  • Atlantic City Blackjacks (2019)
Championships
League championships (0)
Conference championships (0)
Division championships (0)
Home arena(s)

The Atlantic City Blackjacks were a professional arena football team based in Atlantic City, New Jersey, that played in the Arena Football League (AFL) in 2019.

History

Home games were played at Boardwalk Hall.[1][2] The team was operated by Trifecta Sports and Entertainment, the same ownership group as the Albany Empire and Philadelphia Soul.[3] On January 31, the team announced two-time AFL coach of the year Ron James as its inaugural head coach.[4] After a name-the-team contest, the name Blackjacks was announced on March 7.[5] After the Blackjacks' first season, the entire league ceased operations.

Coaches and personnel

Head coaches

Name Term Regular season Playoffs Awards
W L Win% W L Win%
Ron James 2019 4 8 .333 0 0

Staff

Atlantic City Blackjacks staff
Ownership   Coaches
  • Head coach – Ron James
  • Offensive coordinator – Shane Stafford
  • Defensive coordinator – Sergio Gilliam
  • Defensive line and linebackers coach – Caesar Rayford
  • Director of player personnel – Brandon Lang

Season-by-season results

ArenaBowl Champions ArenaBowl Appearance Division Champions Playoff Berth
Season League Conference Division Regular season Postseason results
Finish Wins Losses
2019 AFL 5th 4 8
Total 4 8 (includes only regular season)
0 0 (includes only the postseason)
4 8 (includes both regular season and postseason)

References

  1. ^ Brunetti, Michelle. "Arena Football League team approved for Atlantic City". Press of Atlantic City. Retrieved 2019-01-23.
  2. ^ "Arena Football League betting on Atlantic City". www.bizjournals.com. Retrieved 2019-01-23.
  3. ^ "Albany Empire Parent Company Chosen to Operate New Atlantic City AFL Franchise". OurSportsCentral.com. January 23, 2019.
  4. ^ "Atlantic City AFL Team Announces Head Coach, Coaching Staff". OurSportsCentral.com. January 31, 2019.
  5. ^ "ATLANTIC CITY BLACKJACKS ANNOUNCED AS AFL TEAM NAME AND LOGO". ACBlackjacks.com. March 7, 2019.