Sunday, February 4, 2018

Former Vernon Viper Jason Williamson vs Former Penticton Panther Matt Hanson:

Former Vernon Vipers forward-captain Jason Williamson #39 takes on former Penticton Panthers defenceman Matt Hanson #3 during a Vipers-Panthers exhibition game in 2000-01 in Vernon at the Vernon Civic Arena.

Williamson played three years in Vernon (1999-2002) before going to Niagara University.

Williamson returned to the Vipers in 2008 spending three years as an Assistant Coach (2008-2011) before being named Head Coach-GM in 2011. Williamson was Head Coach-GM for three seasons (2011-2014) before stepping down-resigning as Head Coach-GM after two exhibition games into the 2014-15 season. Williamson is fifth on the Vipers all-time wins list as Head Coach (81-Wins 70-Losses 6-Ties).

Williamson spent the 2015-16 season as Head Coach of the Okanagan Rockets before leaving the Rockets in April 2016. Williamson also spent three seasons with the Nanaimo Clippers as Director of Scouting and Recruitment.

Jason Williamson's Player-Coaches Profile:

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