Jeff Urekar
Kootenay Ice General Manager

Urekar is currently in his first season as General Manager of the Ice and Assistant GM of the Trail Smoke Eaters.  He comes to Trail after completing his first season as the Head Coach of the Vancouver North East Chiefs of the BC Major Midget League.  Last season, he took his team to the second round of the playoffs after a 3rdplace finish in the regular season. The 2018/19 season capped off Urekar’s fifth season with the Chiefs while also serving as a scout for the Smoke Eaters throughout the year.

Frenchie Boisvert
Assistant Coach

Darrell “Frenchie” Boisvert comes to the Kootenay Ice MML with over 30 years coaching at all levels in Greater Trail Minor Hockey, along with over 5 years in the High-Performance Programs, Junior B and College Hockey.  He is certified as an Advanced Level 1 coach and is looking forward to this new adventure along with being an assistant coach.

Dara Waterstreet
Director, Finances & Sponsorship's

Dara Waterstreet has a lengthy background as a high school counselor and teacher/administrator at J.L. Crowe. She also is very active in the hockey community locally and regionally. She served as a board member for Greater Trail Minor Hockey for many years and has managed many teams, including the FMAAA Kootenay Wildcats. Her Bachelor of Physical Education degree along with her academic and hockey background make her an invaluable asset to our program and our student-athletes. Dara and her husband Derek reside in Trail.

Garett Ferguson
Broadcast & Play by Play

Garett was born and raised in Montrose. This is his third season doing play by play for the Kootenay Ice. He has a background in Radio Media after graduating from SAIT in 2011 and has worked as both General Manager and Assistant Manager of the team in the past. After working as a reporter/play-by-play host in multiple locations he returned home to Trail where he works at Teck's Trail Operations.

Cam Basarab
Head Coach
Kyle Hope
Assistant Coach
David Pasin
Director of Hockey Operations
Andrew Van Der Ham
Strength & Conditionioning Coach