Former Vernon Vipers Head Coach-GM Mark Holick will be returning to HC Pustertal Wolfe for the 2017-18 season.
Holick will be entering his second season with the HC Pustertal Wolfe. HC Pustertal Wölfe – Val Pusteria Wolves are an Italian professional ice hockey team from Bruneck, currently playing in the Alps Hockey League.
Before going to Italy Holick spent four seasons in Western Hockey League with the Prince George Cougars. Holick received a two-year extension (July, 16 2014) before mutually parting ways with the Cougars April 12th 2016.
Holick was Head Coach-GM of the Vipers for one season (2006-07) before leaving for the Western Hockey League Kootenay Ice. Holick left the Vipers for the Ice a week before the Vipers Training Camp during the 2007-08 season. Holick posted a record of (37 wins-19 losses-1 tie-3 overtime losses) guided the Vipers to the BCHL League finals where Vernon fell in six games to the Nanaimo Clippers.
After leaving the Vipers Holick spent seven seasons coaching in the Western Hockey League with Kootenay & Prince George & two seasons in the American Hockey League with the Syracuse Crunch before coaching in Italy.
Mark Holick's Player-Coaching Profile:
This was on Mark Holick's Twitter Account:
Mark Holick @coachholly68
17 May 2017
Excited to be returning to Bruneck and @hcpustertal Looking forward to working with the great group of players and staff we have there.