New Fernie Ghostriders coach announced

The Fernie Ghostriders Junior Hockey Club has hired Barry Wolff as Head Coach and GM for the 2012/2013 KIJHL hockey season.

  • Apr. 30, 2012 12:00 p.m.

The Fernie Ghostriders Junior Hockey Club has hired Barry Wolff as Head Coach and GM for the 2012/2013 KIJHL hockey season.

Barry takes over from five year Coach and GM Will Verner on Tuesday.

Barry Wolff returns to the Riders after coaching at the Jr.A level in the BCHL and AJHL. Barry is a former Riders Coach/Gm for three seasons, 2001/2002-2003/2004 in the AWHL and NAHL, winning the Bronze Medal at the 2002/2003 USAH Gold Cup in Bozeman MT.

After leaving Fernie he went to Manitoba for a season at OCN then he went back to BCHL with the Langley Chiefs for five years where he was the Associate Head Coach and General Manager. That ended when the team changed owners last summer.  Barry also spent time in Surrey and was a Coach of the Year while with the Quesnel Millionaires.

As a player Barry Wolff played in the WHL and a couple of seasons at the semi pro level before an injury ended his career while he was skating as a free agent at the Detroit Red Wings camp.

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