We want to welcome our new Part Owner/Defensive Coordinator, Anthony Bartley. Coach Bartley started his career in NFL Europe while stationed in Germany, where he also served in the United States Air Force. His pro coaching career started in the NIFL, where he was the VP of Football Operations and Head Coach for the Los Angeles Lynx in 2007. In 2011 He became head coach for the Reno Barons. The following year, he became the head coach/ general manager for the Nevada Lynx in 2012 & then the Vice President of Football Operations for the Rochester Raiders in 2014, both members in the AIF. After a brief hiatus, he was in Reno, NV, where he built the Reno Express from the ground up in 2019. Coach Bartley is a 3-Time Minor League Football Hall Of Fame Coach and has a total of 11 championships, 3 playing, and 8 coaching.
"Having Coach Anthony Bartley is a great addition to the Cedar Rapids community with a military background and leadership. We will do whatever it takes to bring a championship to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and I'm very excited to work with him and the knowledge he has for the indoor game", says General Manager/Head Coach Daron Clark Jr. We are looking forward to Coach Bartley coming to Cedar Rapids. Go River Kings!