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Mike Hohensee has left the Philadelphia Soul

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Mike Hohensee said Friday night after the last game of the season that he would come back to coach the Philadelphia Soul next season, as long as the front office wanted him back.

But, in a few days, he has had a change of heart. Hohensee is now unemployed after resigning from his position as the Soul head coach.

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Hohensee has already left for his home in Chicago. In related news, Hohensee’s entire coaching staff has been relieved of their duties.

Netto Purnsley was fired as Defensive Coordinator. Phil Bogle was fired as line coach, and Jack Klebe was fired as special teams coordinator/fullbacks coach.

Hohensee agreed to the mutual agreement this morning to leave the team that hired him in September 2010. The Soul not having a successful season, like they had hoped, was a factor in his decision to leave.

Hohensee does not have a coaching job lined up, but he’s going to be a hot commodity once the ArenaBowl takes place when teams are looking for a new coach. If he’s unable to land a new coaching job, he could go into broadcasting with the NFL Network due to his Arena Football League experience.

The Soul are requiring previous Arena Football League experience from all potential candidates looking to become their new head coach. The Soul expect resumes from candidates to start coming in immediately. And in a few weeks, they are expected to bring the candidates in for interviews.

The door is open to any previous AFL head coaches. The Soul could potentially bring back Bret Munsey if he’s willing to leave his current UFL position.

Munsey is currently the Director of Player Personnel with the Florida Tuskers in the United Football League. But he was the head coach of the Soul when they won the ArenaBowl Championship in July 2008 over the San Jose SaberCats.

Once a new coach is hired, the front office is going to have to find stability at the quarterback position. The team had to shuffle back and forth between quarterbacks all season.

It started out with Justin Allgood. After he got bench a few games into the season, Ryan Vena took over, which eventually led to Allgood being traded to the Tulsa Talons, his team in 2010.

Once Allgood was traded, the team signed free agent Brandon Kirsch. He started one game, then the job went back to Vena for the rest of the season.

The Soul already have a list of quarterbacks that are free agents since all players are on 1-year contracts. Their current team has a little over a month to re-sign their free agent quarterbacks and all other position players.

If they decide not to re-sign with their current team, they are free to sign with any team. At that time, the Soul are going to put a full court press on to sign a top free agent quarterback.

The success of next year’s team will be determined by the Soul’s two biggest signings of this off-season: a new head coach and a new quarterback.

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