May 2013 27

Okanagan Rockets Name New Head Coach

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The Okanagan Rockets have made a coaching change as Mack O’Rourke becomes the sixth Head Coach in franchise history.

O’Rourke joins the Rockets from the Okanagan Hockey Academy in Penticton.  His resume is impressive as an assistant coach with the 2010 KMHA Midget AAA club that captured a provincial championship.   He has also been the Head Coach of the 2012 U16 BC Cup.

He replaces James Eccles who guided the Rockets to a 26-8-6 record last season and advanced to the League Championship losing a thrilling third and deciding game.

Ryan talks with O’Rourke about the hiring …

Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography

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