Force rounds out training staff!

The Force are pleased to welcome Derrick Owen to our training staff. Derrick is a Registered Physiotherapist working out of a clinic in Elora, and will join Trainer Caitlyn Fegan and Head Trainer Ronda Schnurr-Smith to complete the three person training staff we were looking for to provide the highest quality of care for our athletes. Welcome Derrick!

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Force Hire Assistant Coach

The Force are pleased to announce the addition of former Jr. A and pro player, Todd Taylor. Todd spent 3 seasons in the OJHL in the early 2000’s, followed by a year at Ryerson University, before moving on to pro hockey and brief stints in the ECHL and CHL with Utah, Kalamazoo,  Amarillo and Johnstown. More recently, Todd has served as an Assistant Coach at the Jr. A and GTHL…

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The Force Name Head Coach For Inaugural Season

The Fergus Force are pleased to announce the hiring of Andrew Whalen as the team’s first Head Coach. Andrew is a former Junior player and spent time playing in Europe before returning to play Senior hockey last season, all the while operating his own Whalen Hockey Training  program. His philosophy of skills development and long term commitment is in perfect unison with the program design of the Force, and is…

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Force Affiliate to German Club Mannheim!

The Force are pleased to announce an affiliation agreement with Mannheim Hockey Club, known as the Mad Dogs, to facilitate the development and promotion of players between our two clubs. Mannheim will look to provide players for our junior club, while their teams will have access to our older players ready for an opportunity to play in Germany and advance to the professional level with any one of several clubs…

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Statistician Latest Staff Addition

The Force are pleased to welcome Howard A Perry to the team as our Statistician. In this day and age of the game, tracking the numbers are an important element of game and team management, not to mention vital for future reference when promoting our players to higher levels. Howard brings a wealth of experience to the game and will track everything from plus/minus, shots and shot location, face-off percentages,…

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Staff Updates

FORCE HIRE EQUIPMENT MANAGER The Force staff continues to develop and we are pleased to announce the addition of Dan Marson in the position of Equipment Manager. Dan was the manager of two pro shops in the Kitchener area for 10 years, and served as Equipment Manager with GMHL’s Cambridge Bears and OJHL’s Milton Icehawks.  His experience is a welcome addition to our club, providing the service that players require…

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Force Fill the Important Position of Academic Advisor

The Force are pleased to announce the hiring of Nicole Hearn for the position of Academic Advisor. Nicole currently works at St. Joseph in the Wellington Catholic District School Board, just down the road from Fergus in the town of Guelph, but resides in Fergus.  She has experience teaching grades 7 through 12 and also serves as Hockey Staff Advisor at neighbouring St. James. Nicole holds a Bachelor of Education…

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Force Signings!

The Fergus are pleased to announce our first two player commitments in 16 year old Forward Matt Bogenrieder from Orangeville, ON, acquired in a trade with the Tottenham Steam, and Tommy Gramando, a 19 year old Forward from West Chester, NY.                         Matt Bogenreider                       Tommy Gramando The two…

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Email Correction!

Please note the correction in emails on the page “Registration Fees and Related Expenses”. The email has been corrected to ‘contact@fergusforce.com’ from ‘info@fergusforce.com’. The email on this page was listed for those wishing to make inquiries without having to register on the player application page. We apologized for the error and any inconvenience in trying to contact us for more information.

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