Tuesday, July 30, 2013


Press Release

The West Kelowna Warriors are pleased to announce the 5 year contract extension of Head Coach/GM Rylan Ferster.

Rylan has a 52-42-6-16 regular season with the Warriors, and led the Warriors to the Interior Conference Final this past spring for just the second time in team history.

“First off I’d like to thank the Cheyne family for their gracious offer,” says Ferster.  “I’ve been fortunate enough to coach in the BCHL for a long time now.  West Kelowna is obviously a great place to coach, and one of the premier franchises in the league.”

Ferster added he is excited about the long term deal because he wanted to stay close to his twin daughters, Brooke & Alyssa, which is of the utmost importance to him.

“We knew what we were getting when we initially signed Rylan in 2011,” adds Team Owner Mark Cheyne.  “He is great for the team, the community, and the franchise.  We couldn’t be happier to keep him around and build some stability.”

“The staff have all been here a while now, and will continue to be here.  That’s so important for the recruiting process, and I think future players and parents will appreciate that,” added Ferster.

Rylan said he is busy now getting prepared for the start of Main Camp on August 22nd at RLP when over 40 players arrive in West Kelowna.

 (Nathan can be reached at nathanfournier@mainehockeyjournal.com)

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