Plank replaces Mike Hohensee, who resigned at the end of the 2010 season (6-12).
He replaces Mike Hohensee, who resigned at the end of this past season — a season that saw Philadelphia go 6-12.
The Philadelphia Soul are set to close the curtain Friday night on their 2011 Arena Football League season as they host the Pittsburgh Power at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Philadelphia Soul will play their penultimate game of the Arena Football League season on Friday night as they host the Cleveland Gladiators, who currently lead the Eastern Division.
The Soul are coming off a 48-42 loss to Tulsa in which starting Soul quarterback Brandon Kirsch was yanked after a three-interception first half.
The Philadelphia Soul, 5-8, are home tonight, hosting the Tulsa Talons, 5-7. Brandon Kirsch will take over for Ryan Vena under center.
The Soul is now sitting at 5-7 on the season, 2½ games behind first-place Pittsburgh in the Eastern Division.
Soul head coach Mike Hohensee is looking forward to playing more games in South Philadelphia, but he adds that they need to turn things around — stat!
For the first time since July 2008, the Philadelphia Soul will play a home game tonight, hosting the Tampa Bay Storm.