It seemed only a matter of time before Mike Woollard was officially rehired as the RDC Queens basketball coach for next season.
Woollard did an excellent job last season after taking over from Dawn Smyth on an interim basis while Smyth was on sabbatical. When Smyth announced she wouldn’t be returning the position had to be advertised and it wasn’t until late last week that Woollard was told he was back. READ
On a day the WHL Red Deer Rebels were adding young talent to their roster at the annual Bantam Draft the RDC Kings took a major step toward filling out their roster for the 2013-14 Alberta Colleges Men’s Hockey League season. Kings head coach Trevor Keeper, who is at the Junior A Western Canada Cup in Nanaimo, saw four players commit Thursday for the upcoming season, including a pair of local products — forward Connor Patchett of Red Deer and defenceman Blair Mulder of Lacombe. READ
Bob Rutz is no stranger to the RDC coaching ranks, although he finds himself in a new role as he takes over as the hockey Queens bench boss for the 2013-14 season. Rutz spent the 2005-07 seasons with the RDC Kings volleyball team, under head coach Keith Hansen during the Kings run to eight straight national titles, between 2000-07. READ