Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Knoblauch The Youngest?

New ICE Head Coach Kris Knoblauch will be turning 32 this year.
How does this compare in ICE history?
Ryan McGill was 29 when he took over as the bench boss in November/97. At the time he was the 2nd youngest coach in the WHL. (Mike Williamson w/Portland).
Cory Clouston turned 32 during his 1st year as Head Coach in 2002.
Mark Holick was 39 when he joined the club in 2007.

As far as the current coaches in the WHL here are the 4 youngest.

37 Mike Williamson Calgary
35 Ryan Huska Kelowna
32 Jesse Wallin Red Deer (March birthday)
32 Knoblauch (September birthday)