The BCHL's Westside Warriors are expected to announce in the next few days that they have hired Rylan Ferster as their new general manager and head coach.
Ferster will replace Darren Yopyk, who spent two seasons with the Warriors. Yopyk has taken a scouting job with the NHL’s Minnesota Wild.
Ferster, a veteran of the BCHL coaching wars, spent last season s GM/head coach of the junior B Revelstoke Grizzlies of the Kootenay International junor league. Of late, he has been working in Kelowna at the Pursuit of Excellence alongside former WHL player/coach Troy Mick.
Ferster is no stranger to the BCHL, having spent seven seasons, over two stints, with the Salmon Arm SilverBacks. He also has coached the Victoria Grizzlies.
Taking Note on Twitter