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Head Coach & General Manager Gerry Fleming

Wednesday, May 25th
Head Coach & General Manager Gerry Fleming

Hometown: Montreal, QC | Birth date: 10/16/66Experience: 2nd season as Heartlanders Head Coach, 25th season as a professional coach

ECHL Head Coaching Record (entering 2022-23): 9 seasons, 648 Games, 349-222-77 record (.598 pts.%), 70 playoff games, 39-31 recordAHL Head Coaching Record (entering 2022-23): 3+ seasons, 255 Games, 121-105-29 record (.531 pts.%)Total Head Coaching Record: 903 Games, 470-327-106 record (.579 pts.%), 70 playoff games, 39-31 record

- Named the first Coach in Iowa Heartlanders history on July 27, 2021...Iowa had a record above .500 in the second half of the season, including a team-record 7-game winning streak (Feb. -  Mar.). Heartlanders had the fewest games of professional experience on their roster, making the team's turnaround even more impressive. -Led Iowa to 29-33-9-1 record in 2021-22. Team ranked 4th on PP (23.9%), 2nd in league in PPG (65).- Won 2021 DEL Championship as assistant coach for Eisbären Berlin. Assistant in DEL from 2018-21- Qualified for Kelly Cup Playoffs seven straight years as Florida Everblades Head Coach (2001-08)... Fastest Head Coach in ECHL history to 300 wins. - Two-time Kelly Cup Playoffs Conference Champion...Bakersfield Condors Head Coach 2015-18, Oklahoma City Barons Interim Head Coach 2012-13. - Played 7 years of professional hockey, all in the Montreal Canadiens system (11 NHL GP from 1993-95). Parts of 7 seasons with the Fredericton Canadiens from 1991-98, then became Fredericton assistant coach in 1998-99 to start his coaching career and has been a professional Head Coach or assistant coach every year since 1998-99.