Dave Ewart
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Ewart during a 2013 game
Jacksonville Sharks
Position:Assistant head coach
Personal information
Born: (1969-03-30) March 30, 1969 (age 53)
Career information
College:East Tennessee State
Undrafted:1991
Career history
As a coach:
Career highlights and awards
Head coaching record
Regular season:46–65 (.414)
Postseason:0–2 (.000)
Career:46–67 (.407)

David Ewart (born March 30, 1969) is the assistant head coach for the Jacksonville Sharks of the National Arena League (NAL).[1]

College career

Ewart attended Salem International University from 1987 to 1988 playing as an offensive lineman on the Tigers football team before transferring to East Tennessee State University.[2] During his years at East Tennessee State, Ewart was twice named an All-Southern Conference selection and was a Division-1AA All-American selection.

Coaching career

Tampa Bay Storm

Ewart served as an assistant under Tim Marcum for seven seasons with the Tampa Bay Storm, Ewart was named the Storm's 6th Head Coach in team history on February 17, 2011.[3] After two losing seasons, the Storm were putting together a promising 7-4 season in 2013, when quarterback Adrian McPherson was injured. The Storm went on to lose seven straight games to end the season, but still made the playoffs. This was the first time the Storm made the playoffs under Ewart.[4] The Storm lost their first round playoff game, and with the team's eighth straight loss, the Storm fired Ewart.[5]

Arizona Rattlers

Ewart was Arizona Rattlers' defensive coordinator from 2014 to 2016.[6][7][8]

Head coaching record

Team Year Regular season Postseason
Won Lost Ties Win % Finish Won Lost Win % Result
STL 1996 6 4 0 .600 3rd in Central 0 1 .000 Lost to Iowa Barnstormers in AFL Quarterfinals
TEX 1997 6 8 0 .429 3rd in Central - - - -
FLA 2000 3 11 0 .214 5th in Southern - - - -
FLA 2001 6 8 0 .429 4th in Southern - - - -
FLA total 9 19 0 .321 - - - -
TB 2005 1 1 0 .500 3rd in Southern - - - -
TB 2006 2 1 0 .666 4th in Southern - - - -
TB 2011 7 11 0 .388 4th in Southern - - - -
TB 2012 8 10 0 .444 4th in Southern - - - -
TB 2013 7 11 0 .388 3rd in Southern 0 1 .000 Lost to Jacksonville Sharks in Conference Semifinals
TB total 25 34 0 .424 - 0 1 .000
Total[9] 46 65 0 .414 0 2 .000

References

  1. ^ "Sharks hire Dave Ewart as Assistant Head Coach". NationalArenaLeague.com. January 4, 2018.
  2. ^ Frank Pastor (April 2, 2005). "Acting like he's boss - again". www.sptimes.com. St. Petersburg Times. Retrieved July 31, 2013.
  3. ^ Joe Smith (February 17, 2011). "Dave Ewart, a longtime Tim Marcum assistant, becomes Tampa Bay Storm coach". www.tampabay.com. Tampa Bay Times. Retrieved July 31, 2013.
  4. ^ Brandon Wright (July 20, 2013). "Storm loses to Pittsburgh, still makes Arena playoffs". www.tampabay.com. Tampa Bay Times. Retrieved July 31, 2013.
  5. ^ Mike Camunas (August 6, 2013). "Storm coach Ewart fired after eight straight losses". www.tbo.com. TAMPA MEDIA GROUP, Inc. Retrieved August 7, 2013.
  6. ^ Craig Grialou (March 11, 2014). "Arizona Rattlers begin 'journey' toward third straight title". www.arizonasports.com. Bonneville International. Retrieved March 14, 2014.
  7. ^ "COACHING STAFF". azrattlers.com. Archived from the original on August 17, 2016. Retrieved January 15, 2018.
  8. ^ Wright, Brandon (May 28, 2016). "Storm coach Lawrence Samuels taking winless season hard". tampabay.com. Archived from the original on January 15, 2018. Retrieved January 15, 2018.
  9. ^ "Dave Ewart Record, Statistics, and Category Ranks". ArenaFan.com. Retrieved July 31, 2013.