Saturday, July 30, 2016

Former Vipers Trainer Cochran Joins U17 Support Staff:

Former Vernon Vipers Trainer/Equipment Manager Gord Cochran has been named to the 2016 World U17 Hockey Challenge.

Cochran will be entering his third season with the Western Hockey League (WHL) Regina Pats this year. Cochran joined the Pats in 2014 after spending five seasons in Vernon with the Vipers from 2009-2014.

This is posted on the Pats website:

Cochran Joins U17 Support Staff

July 21, 2016

by Regina Pats Staff

Regina, Saskatchewan – Regina Pats Equipment Manager Gord Cochran will join Assistant Coach Dave Struch in representing the Pats at the World U17 Hockey Challenge in Sault Ste. Marie, ON.

Cochran will serve as an equipment manager for Team Canada Red throughout the tournament.  The U17 Hockey Challenge is the first international tournament for the Williams Lake, BC product.  For the second year in a row, he will work the Hockey Canada National Teams’ Summer Showcase from July 26 to August 6 in Calgary.

Cochran joined the Pats ahead of the 2014-15 season from the Vernon Vipers of the BCHL where the team reached the RBC Cup National Junior-A Championship three times, winning in 2009 & 2010.

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