Thursday, May 18, 2017
PATS' STRUCH NAMED HEAD COACH AT WORLD UNDER 17 CHALLENGE
Struch won a silver medal as an assistant coach with Team Canada Black at the 2016 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge. He has served as an assistant coach and assistant GM for the WHL’s Regina Pats for the past three seasons, and previously spent seven seasons with the WHL’s Saskatoon Blades.
As a player, Struch spent four seasons with the Blades (1988-92) before a 13-year professional career that included stops in the AHL, IHL, WPHL, UHL, Austria, Italy, England and Germany.
Ryan Jankowski, Hockey Canada's director of player personnel, will lead player selection for upcoming camps, and camp invites will be announced next month for Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team selection camp and Canada’s national under-17 development camp.