Defensive coordinator returns to Raiders

The V.I. Raiders boasted a lights-out defence for a lot of years, and they hope they can get it back with the return of Doug Hocking.

The V.I. Raiders boasted a lights-out defence for a lot of years, and they hope they can get it back.

Nanaimo’s Canadian Junior Football League club announced last week the return of defensive coordinator Doug Hocking for 2015.

Hocking, a former CFL player, was defensive coordinator of the Raiders during their national championship seasons in 2006, 2008 and 2009 and was head coach in 2007.

“He’s an intense guy that brings an excellent understanding of the defence and he also understands the Raider way,” said Jeremy Conn, Raiders coach.

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