YORKTON – The SECON Maulers have hired Darrel Mann as their new head coach.
"Mann brings significant experience in both the U18 AAA and SJHL levels of hockey, as well as a long track record of success, including guiding the Tisdale Trojans to a national championship," as noted in a press release from the SECON Maulers.
The Maulers are coming off a tough regular season, with a record of 8 wins, 31 losses, and 4 overtime losses, the club hopes to turn things around in the 2022-2023 season.
"Darrel has an extensive three-year plan for the team at this point in time," said Greg Donnelly, President of the SECON Maulers.
Donnelly said the organization had some great applicants interested in the position, but that Mann stood out the most.
"We're happy to bring Darrel into the organization based on his previous achievements and accolades," said Donnelly, adding, "he's a very strong recruiter, with a record to back it up, and we think he has all the tools to build a strong lineup next season."
"Darrel brings with him a keen eye for talent and is known for being an exceptional recruiter. He brings a straightforward, honest, and passionate approach to coaching, centred on continuous improvement and joint accountability," according to the press release.