Staff

Garett Ferguson
Kootenay Ice GM

Garett was born and raised in Montrose.This is his first year as the GM of the Kootenay Ice after serving as the Asst. GM last season. He has a background in Radio Media after graduating from SAIT in 2011. 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.

 

Kris Boyce
Head Coach
Boyce grew up in Fruitvale, playing for the Beaver Valley Nitehawks of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) before moving on to the Cowichan Valley Capitals (BCHL) . While playing for the Capitals, Boyce won the team’s Rookie of the Year award after the 2003-2004 season, and served as captain during the 2005-2006 season. After his Junior career ended, Boyce played post secondary hockey with the University of Minnesota-Duluth Saints and the Eastern Washington University Eagles (NCAA Division II). From 2011 to 2012, he served as an assistant coach with the Beaver Valley Nitehawks, helping the team claim a KIJHL title. Kris is currently employed as an engineer in the Trail area.
Paul Mailey
Assistant Coach
Mailey was born and raised in Trail, BC where he played minor hockey and then joined the BCHL’s Trail Smoke Eaters from 2006 to 2010, where he served as team captain in his last couple of years. In 2011 he moved to Calgary to attend the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), where he played for the SAIT Trojans in the Alberta College Athletic Conference (ACAC). Paul works as a project manager in the Trail area where he resides with his wife Stacey.
Tyler Hlookoff
Assistant Coach
Hlookoff was born and raised in the Castlegar area. He played locally with the Castlegar Rebels (KIJHL) and Quesnel Millionaires (BCHL) before playing in the Western Hockey League (WHL) with the Edmonton Ice (now the Kootenay Ice). He played ACAC and Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) hockey with SAIT and the University of Lethbridge as he obtained his degree in Information Technology (IT). He currently works in the IT industry and resides in Genelle, BC.
Dyne Parker
Assistant Coach
Joey Underwood
Video Coach / Colour Commentary