For Immediate Release
March 23, 2022
Saanichton, B.C. - BC Hockey is proud to announce the Female U18 hockey staff for the 2022-23 Program of Excellence (POE) season.
Kris Hogg will return for his second year as head coach of the Female U18 team and third year with the team. He will be joined by assistant coach Amy de Bree, who also returns after serving in the same capacity for the previous two POE seasons. Whitney Juszkiewicz will make her POE debut as an assistant coach this season with the Female U18 team. Video coach Tim Knight rounds out the coaching staff as he also enters his first season with the program.
The Hockey Operations Staff will see Athletic Therapist Lydia Maxwell return for her third season with the POE program. Equipment Manager Les Cleverly also returns for his third season with the POE squad. The team is also bolstered by the addition of Strength and Conditioning Coach Matt Davey who is returning for his sixth season.
"We feel incredibly fortunate to have Kris returning to lead our Female U18 POE Program this season," Commissioner, Program of Excellence Fred Zweep said, "We have a very experienced staff from top to bottom, and feel that they will give our athletes the best chance to develop and find success both on-and-off the ice."
Regional Camps are scheduled to begin in April, with two separate camps taking place. For full information on the Female POE Regional Camp, visit our POE website page HERE.
Following Regional Camps, a selection of players will be invited to move onto the Provincial camp stage that will take place July 22 - 25, 2022, in Penticton BC. More information will be released as it becomes available.
Ultimately, 20 players will be selected to represent Team BC at the Canada Winter Games on February 27 - March 5, 2023 in Summerside, Prince Edward Island.