Rob Keefe was hired as the Orlando Predators' coach in December. (Ricardo Ramirez Buxeda, Orlando Sentinel)

Rob Keefe was hired as the Orlando Predators' coach in December. (Ricardo Ramirez Buxeda, Orlando Sentinel) (March 14, 2014)

Who: Orlando Predators coach

Hired: Dec. 24

Age: 33

Birthplace: Springfield, Va.

College: Mercyhurst College (Pa.)

Playing career: Spokane Shock (af2), 2006-07; Philadelphia Soul (AFL), 2008

Coaching career: Assistant, Spokane, 2009; head coach, Spokane, 2010-11; offensive coordinator, Predators, 2012; defensive coordinator, Utah Blaze, 2012-13

The Buzz: The Shock joined the Arena Football League in 2010 after af2 disbanded and won the championship that season, making Keefe the youngest coach in league history to do so. . . . He is the only man to be part of title teams as a player and coach in both af2 and the arena league.