Kane County—In preparation for its inaugural season, the Kane County Dawgs professional indoor football team recently announced the hiring of its head coach, Matt Griebel.
Griebel is a former player of the Indianapolis Colts and is a resident of Joliet, Ill.
The Kane County Dawgs Professional Indoor Football team is a part of the Continental Indoor Football League (CIFL).
Griebel was an offensive lineman for the Colts; he also played for the Georgia Force and the Green Bay Blizzard Professional Indoor Football teams. He has a bachelor degree from Indiana State University, where he was a full athletic scholarship football team captain and scholar athlete (2002-2003). He earned his associate degree at Joliet Junior College and was a N4C All Conference selection (2001), playing high school ball at Lockport Township.
He took over the Dawgs’ head coaching duties immediately and has begun the hiring process of his coaching staff and evaluation of players.
The Kane County Dawgs will play a 10-game schedule, with five home dates at Canlan Ice Sports Arena in Romeoville, Ill. Games begin in February.
The team will hold its second open tryout on Saturday, Dec. 1 at the team’s official training center, ESP Sports Performance, 2050 Mitchell Drive, Oswego, IL 60543. Registration begins at 5:15 p.m., and the try-out begins 6 p.m. View the team’s website, www.kcdawgs.com, for additional information.