Coach Roque comes to the Bearcats with 4 years of professional indoor football experience as a quarterback. He started his indoor career in 2008 with the Albany Conquest of the Arena Football 2 league then finished the 2008 season with the Florida Stingrays in the American Indoor Football Association. In 2009 coach Roque played for the Harrisburg Stampede and in 2010 played for the Erie Storm both teams were members of the American Indoor Football Association. 2011 was his final playing season with the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks who were members of the Indoor Football League. In between playing he was coaching high school football at Matawan Regional High School, Raritan High School and Monmouth Regional High School.
Coach White comes to the Bearcats with professional experience in the arena game as a player. Elliot has played with pro indoor arena teams such as NJ Revolution, Reading Express and Lehigh Valley Steelhawks. After his playing days were over he transitioned into coaching and he spent time coaching with the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks.
David Pinto will be an assistant coach for the Bearcats and will help tutor both the offensive and defensive lines. Pinto played for the William Paterson University Pioneers from 1998-2001. He was an all-ECAC and all-New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) selection as an offensive lineman in 2001 and played in the 2002 NationalAllStars.com College Football All-Star Game in Texas. Pinto played semi-pro ball with the New Jersey Colts (1996), New Jersey Giants (1997), and the Brooklyn Mariners (2008-09). He was also a member of the American Indoor Football Association New Jersey Revolution in 2009. Following his collegiate playing career, he coached the Pioneers offensive line (2002-2004) and (2010-2015). He has also coached at Saint Peter's College (2005-2006), Arthur L. Johnson High School (2007-2008), and Lincoln High School (2009, and 2016-2017). Currently serving as a physical education, health, and driver education teacher at Liberty High School in Jersey City, he completed a bachelor's degree in Exercise and Movement Science at William Paterson in 2004. Besides an extensive playing and coaching career, Pinto is also very proud to be the creator of the P2 Bar. He and his wife, Yvette, have a son, David and they reside in Paterson, NJ.
Coach Jackson comes to the Bearcats with professional arena football experience after playing with the Reading Express and Baltimore Mariners. Coach Jackson will coaching on the defensive backs.
Rob Applegate comes to the Bearcats from Lakewood New Jersey. At Lakewood High School Rob was named 2nd team all shore as a utility player. Coach Applegate come to the Bearcats after playing QB the last 2 seasons with the Jersey Devils and Jersey Shore Brawlers both developmental indoor football teams. He will serve as the WR coach for the 2019 season!
Coach Shaw comes to the Bearcats with professional arena experience as a player with the Albany Conquest of the Arena Football 2 League as well as the Lehigh Valley Outlaws
Taz Simmons Played 2 years of arena football as the nose tackle for the Jersey Devils developmental indoor football team.
Played 6 years of semi-pro outdoor football as a d-end, outside backer, and d-tackle. Also trains youth football players going on 4 years now and this will be his first year being on the sidelines as a coach instead of a player!
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