USHL - Obermeyer joins Cedar Rapids coaching staff

 

For Immediate Release: July 27, 2017

RoughRiders Announce add Obermeyer to Coaching Staff

CEDAR RAPIDS- The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders would like to announce they have hired Jake Obermeyer as Assistant Coach.  Obermeyer has been with the Wenatchee Wild organization the last two seasons, coaching their U-18 & U-14 Wolves and U-16 Wilderness teams.  “The RoughRiders organization is very excited to welcome Jake, Courtney and their son Tucker to Cedar Rapids,” said RoughRiders Head Coach and General Manager Mark Carlson.  “Jake has some great experience in the game, he was a defenseman in the USHL, was part of a strong Robert Morris program and also played pro hockey.  He’s played for and worked with some very good coaches along the way, most recently under Coach Littler and his staff,” he added.  “We feel fortunate to round out our coaching staff with a coach with Jake’s character, knowledge and work ethic, as well as his experience in the game.” 

Obermeyer, a native of Chanhassen, Minnesota, played three seasons for the USHL’s Tri-City Storm (2003-2004 to 2005-2006) before heading to Robert Morris University.  Obermeyer played professionally for six seasons in the CHL (Amarillo, Rio Grande Valley, Evansville, Tulsa) and the ECHL (Evansville, Tulsa) before joining the Wenatchee staff in the 2015-2016 season.

The RoughRiders are set to begin their 19th season in Cedar Rapids and as a member of the USHL this fall. Their home opener will be Saturday, October 14th against the Omaha Lancers.  For more information call 319-247-0340.  

About the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders.  Founded in 1999, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa as the USHL Cedar Rapids RoughRiders Hockey Club, the club has won one Clark Cup Championship (2004-2005), three Anderson Cup titles (2004-2005, 2010-2011, 2015-2016) and has assisted hundreds of players in reaching their dreams of playing college hockey as student-athletes, while also having 35 former players drafted into the National Hockey League.

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