20 February 1973 |
Hamilton, ON, Canada
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||225 lb (102 kg; 16 st 1 lb)|
|Played for||Cardiff Devils
Solihull MK Kings
Tallahassee Tiger Sharks
Cape Breton Oilers
|National team||Great Britain|
Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Pope started his career playing for Cape Breton Oilers and Wheeling Thunderbirds before moving to the United Kingdom in 1996, signing for the Cardiff Devils. He spent three seasons with the Devils, helping them win the 1996–97 Ice Hockey Superleague championship. He went on to play for various clubs in England and North America.
In May 2007, Pope was appointed as general manager of the Cardiff Devils. He spent time in various roles at the club, and replaced Gerad Adams as head coach in October 2013. Pope has also coached the Devils development programme squad, helped out by current Devils players.
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