Lightning Bring Back Coach Doug Plumb

Lightning Bring Back Coach Doug Plumb

(LONDON, ON) The London Lightning are pleased to announce that Doug Plumb will return to the team to be the new Head Coach.

Fans will remember Coach Doug from his time with the Team during the 2016-2017 championship season as our assistant coach. Coach Doug went on to have 2 successful seasons on the St Johns Edge coaching staff but has come back to where his coaching career started in London.

"I am excited and Honored to be named the new head coach of the London Lightning. London is a phenomenal sports city with first class fans. I would like to thanks the organization for the opportunity and I am looking forward to building a championship staff, roster and culture. Go Lightning! " – Doug Plumb, Head Coach

"We are very excited to have Coach Doug come back to the Lightning. We know firsthand how much work and heart he puts into his coaching, and we look forward to the great things he will do leading our team into the season." – Mark Frijia, General Manager

Stay Tuned for the release of the 2019/20 season schedule along with exciting news from the team! For tickets, visit the Budweiser Gardens Box Office or go to


For more information, contact:

Mark Frijia
General Manager
Phone: (519) 433-0634 | Email:

The London Lightning is part of the National Basketball League of Canada. The Lightning won the league championship consecutively in 2011 and 2012 and again in 2017and 2018 to be a 4 time NBL Canada Champion.

Founded in 2011, the National Basketball League of Canada is the country's only professional basketball league. NBL Canada is committed to developing the next generation of Canadian athletes and raising the excitement and awareness for basketball throughout the country.

Ten teams will play in the 9th season and the league is poised for continued expansion across Canada. NBL Canada is headquartered in Sudbury Ontario.

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