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James Henry Relieved of Duties as Royals’ Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations

by Reading Royals

Jan 29, 2024

The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, announced Monday, Jan. 29, that James Henry has been relieved of his duties as the team’s head coach and director of hockey operations. Jason Binkley, who has served as the Royals’ assistant coach since October of 2022, will serve as the team’s interim head coach.

Royals’ team president David Farrar stated, “We thank James for his service with the team, and we wish him the best in his future endeavors.”

Reading Royals Season Memberships, six-game plans, 10-game plans, and group tickets are available for the 2023-24 season now by visiting the Royals’ box office at Santander Arena or by calling 610-898-7825.

The Reading Royals, proud affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, are in their 22nd season in the ECHL. They won their first Kelly Cup championship in 2013 and have clinched playoff berths in 12 of the previous 13 seasons. They are five-time division champions and were the 2021-22 Eastern Conference champions. The Berks County Convention Center Authority (BCCCA), founded in 1996, owns the Royals and oversees operations at Santander Arena.

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