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Episode #9 James Fuller Head Coach Jacksonville Sharks
Fuller is named head coach for the Sharks after 20 years of coaching and eight-year playing career. Fuller was the former defensive coordinator for the Sharks in 2019 and named the NAL Assistant Coach of the Year. Before coming to the Sharks, Fuller was the head coach for the Maine Mammoths in 2018.
He served as head coach to the Richmond Raiders for four years (2011-2015) and earned two PIFL Coach of the Year awards. He was defensive coordinator for the Dallas Vigilantes in 2010, finishing the season as the interim head coach. Fuller was also a wide receiver and defensive backs coach to the Dallas Desperados (2006-2008) and defensive coordinator to Philadelphia Soul (2004-2005). He was the head coach of the AF2 Bakersfield Blitz (2002-2003) and led them to victory in the Western Conference Championship in 2002.
The first team he worked with was the Portland Forest Dragons as the associate head coach and defensive coordinator (1999-2000). During Fullers NFL career as a player, he was a defensive back for the San Diego Chargers (1992-1994) and Philadelphia Eagles (1996- 1997). He spent his college playing career at Portland State.