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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Force hire Strength & Conditioning Coach

The Force are pleased to announce the hiring of Rich Wigmore in the role of Strength & Conditioning Coach. Rich operates RT Health Company in Elora, along with Taylor Rawson, specializing in personal training and fitness. Rich is a long time goaltender, who played 3 seasons in the GMHL, before moving to Senior hockey for the last several years.  While our club will train as a team regularly, Rich offers…

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Force Add Another To Coaching Staff

The Force coaching staff continues to come together, and we are pleased to announce the hiring of Joel Petkoff, former star in the OJHL, and ex European pro.   Joel is our second Assistant Coach, but will also serve as an Assistant General Manager, assisting me in my role as GM. Joel competed for the RBC Junior A national championship with Charlottetown in 2003, and had a brief stint with Sudbury…

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Athletic Training Staff Takes Shape

The Force are pleased to announce more additions to our staff, and in this case, to one of the most important departments for any high performance sport club – Athletic Training Staff. Our Head Athletic Therapist will be Ronda Schnurr-Smith, Registered Physiotherapist, owner of Impact Physiotherapy and Performance in Fergus.  Ronda has many years of experience working in Junior hockey, but several other sports as well. Joining Ronda on the…

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Force hire Assistant Coach

  The Fergus Force are pleased to announce the hiring of Kevin Van Dyk as our new Assistant Coach.         Kevin spent three seasons playing Jr A with Orangeville, Georgetown, and Cobourg in the OJHL, before moving south to attend Castleton University in Vermont, playing two years with Hockey Spartans in the North Atlantic Conference in NCAA Division III.     Kevin moved closer to home to complete…

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