Big lineup for Salmon Arm Hockey School

Annual Pro Am Scholarship game set for Aug. 11 at Shaw Centre.

Headlining the coaching duties for the Salmon Arm Hockey School’s 36th year of operation will be Ryan Marsh, associate coach of the Western Hockey League’s Edmonton Oil Kings.

Assisting Marsh with the coaching duties will be Aaron Konescni working with the elite sessions, Kamloops Minor Hockey power skating instructor Nina Hrycewich and Vernon Minor Hockey head coach Sandy Moger.

Several junior players including members of the Salmon Arm Silverbacks will also be assisting.

The hockey school will offer junior and senior goaltending sessions led by coaches  Chad Carder from Kelowna and Travis Hoy of Vernon.

They will be joined by other local goalie instructors as well.

An all-female week for all ages and skill levels will be offered during the week of Aug. 17 to 21. It is expected Angela Vickers, former Red Deer college star, and former Salmon Arm Minor Hockey grad Alexa Ranahan of Ohio State will be instructing.

The annual Pro Am Scholarship game is set for Aug. 11 this year.

NHL players have not been confirmed but it is expected former Salmon Arm minor hockey player and current member of the Ottawa Senators Curtis Lazar and Nashville defenceman Cody Franson will be participating. For more info, visit:

Salmon Arm Observer