(Sudbury, ON) The Sudbury Wolves are pleased to announce that Walden native Darryl Moxam has accepted the position as Associate Coach with the team. Moxam played for four years in the OHL’s Peterborough Petes, Oshawa Generals and with the Sudbury Wolves before completing his Bachelors in Business at Acadia University while playing for the Axemen.
Following his playing career, Moxam moved behind the bench with the Rayside-Balfour Sabrecats of the NOJHL as Assistant coach before taking the Head Coach of the Sudbury Junior Wolves of the NOJHL. He has served as Head Coach of the Sudbury Minor Midgets AAA and as the Associate Coach with the Laurentian Voyageurs for 3 seasons where he ran and worked with the defense group prior to joining the Wolves in 2016-2017 as the Assistant coach the past two season.
“Darryl is a quality person that I have known since 1992 in Peterborough,” said Head Coach Cory Stillman. “He has been a consistent part of our hockey club for the past 2 seasons and knows our players well. He understands the game, the league and what it takes to succeed at this level. I am very confident that he will contribute tremendously to our program as our Associate Coach moving forward.”
“I would like to thank Cory, Rob and Dario for the opportunity to come on full-time.” Moxam stated. “I look forward to working with the players and staff and to contribute my energy to this team. I believe in what we are doing and trust that results will follow the effort. I am excited about going the rink everyday working with Cory and helping bring a championship to our city.”
“We are happy to announce that Darryl accepted the role,” said Wolves GM and VP of Hockey Operations Rob Papineau. “He has a great deal of experience as a coach and understands the OHL both from a coaching and playing perspective. He was a strong candidate for the Associate Coach position a year ago and we are thrilled that he was now able to make it work within his career as an educator at the Laurentian University. Darryl is passionate teacher and student of the game with a great understanding of developing skill.”
With just under 7 weeks before training camp opens August 28th, Wolves #1 draft pick Quinton Byfield makes his debut at training camp and vs. the Ottawa 67s on August 31st Friday night during Rib Fest.
WOLVES ALLOW SMITH TO PURSUE OPTIONS
(Greater Sudbury, ON) The Sudbury Wolves confirm Jordan Smith, who held the position of Associate Coach during the 2017-2018 season, informed the team last week of his interest and intent to pursue opportunities closer to home to be with his young family. The organization would like to extend Jordan sincere thanks for his contribution to the team this past season and wish him success in his future endeavours.