Sarnia, ON (June 14, 2013) – Sarnia Sting Vice President of Operations Bill Abercrombie announced today that Trevor Letowski has been named the Head Coach of the hockey club.
Letowski had served previously as the Associate Coach for two seasons (2011/12 – 2012/13) and prior to that was the Assistant Coach (2010/11) of the hockey club.
During the 2010-11 season Letowski would also serve as the Interim Head Coach for the final 18 games of the season. The Sting compiled a record of 7-9-2 under his reign, after winning just 1 game in the previous 10 games prior to him taking over as the Head Coach.
In his role as Associate Coach with the Sting Letowski was primarily responsible for special teams. He was very successful in these areas helping guide the Sting to the 2nd best power play and 9th best penalty kill in this past 2012-13 OHL season.
Trevor retired as a player following the 2009-2010 season to join the Sting Coaching Staff.
As a player he played in 849 professional games including 616 in the National Hockey League. He would finish his career with over 200 points in the NHL.
Letowski becomes the 1st person in franchise history to have both played for and officially serve as the Head Coach of the hockey club. Trevor had an illustrious career with the Sting in which he served as Captain producing 248 points in 187 games played. The highlight of his junior career was capturing Gold at the 1996 World Junior Championships as a member of Team Canada.
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