Thompson Blazers acquire new Head Coach
BC Hockey announced July 15, 2013 that Mark Chase (Kamloops, BC) has been named the Head Coach of the Thompson Blazers for the 2013-2014 Major Midget League (MML) season.
Chase has been involved with the Kamloops Minor Hockey Association as both an assistant/associate coach and a Head Coach over the last 10 years. Last season, he was the Head Coach of the Kamloops Bantam Tier 1 team in which he lead the Jardine’s Blazers to an OMAHA playoff championship and birth to Provincials (Cowichan Valley). During the 2011-2012 season he served as the BC Interior Scout for the Western Hockey League (WHL) Prince George Cougars. Chase has also been involved in the BC Hockey High Performance program, serving as and assistant coach at the Male Under 16 BC Cup this past April in Salmon Arm, BC.
Chase, amongst his new Head Coaching duties with the Thompson Blazers, also currently works for the Prince George Spruce Kings Jr. A Hockey Club (BCHL) as their Okanagan Scout and Goaltending Consultant. On behalf of the Thompson Blazers we would like to welcome Mark on board for the season and wish him, and the team, all the best!