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Vernon Vipers Alumni

Where are they now?

This page is a work in progress.

This page includes a list of former Vernon Junior hockey players that are still playing the game they love today.

If anyone has contact information on former franchise players please contact the Viper office [email protected]

Vernon Vipers Alumni 

Former Vernon Junior Hockey players currently coaching-playing Minor Pro-Semi Pro Hockey:

Mike Ullrich  (Vernon Vipers 2005-2007)  Currently playing with the ECHL Orlando Solar Bears

Dean Strong  (Vernon Vipers 2004-2005)  Currently playing with the AHL Lake Erie Monsters

Bruce Ramsay  (Vernon Lakers 1989-1990)  Head Coach-GM of CHL Tulsa Oilers

Curtis Gedig (Vernon Vipers 2009-2010) Currently playing with AHL Albany Devils

Cory Kane (Vernon Vipers 2008-2010) Currently playing with AHL Providence Bruins

Malcolm Lyles (Vernon Vipers 2010-2011) Currently playing with SPHL Pensicola Ice Flyers

Garrett Noonan (Vernon Vipers 2009-2010) Currently playing with AHL Milwaukee Admirals

Chay Genoway  (Vernon Vipers 2005-2006)  Currently playing with the AHL Iowa Wild & NHL Washington Capitals

Kyle Bigos  (Vernon Vipers 2007-2009)  Currently playing with the ECHL Ontario Reign

Isaac Smeltzer (Vernon Vipers 2007-2008) Currently playing with the ECHL Colorado Eagles

Brandon Marino  (Vernon Vipers 2002-2003)  Currently playing with the ECHL Fort Wayne Komets

Ryan Santana (Vernon Vipers 2008-2009) Currently playing with the ECHL South Carolina Stingrays

Connor Jones (Vernon Vipers 2007-2010) Currently playing with ECHL Oklahoma City Barons

Kellen Jones (Vernon Vipers 2007-2010) Currently playing with Oklahoma City Barons

Mike Collins (Vernon Vipers 2008-2010) Currently playing with AHL Iowa Wild

Braden Pimm (Vernon Vipers 2007-2010) Currently playing with AHL Milwaukee Admirals
 

David Oliver  (Vernon Lakers 1988-1990)  Currently the Director of AHL Operations / Assistant Coach

Hunter Bishop  (Vernon Vipers 2005-2008)  Currently playing with the AHL Mancester Monarchs

Cam Brodie  (Vernon Vipers 2008-2009)  Currently playing with the ECHL South Carolina Stingrays

Former Vernon Junior Hockey players currently playing European Hockey:

Andrew Lord (Vernon Vipers 2002-2004) Currently playing in Germany with SC Riessersee

Ryan MacMurchy  (Vernon Vipers 2000-2001)  Currently playing with Biel

Dustin Whitecotton  (Vernon Lakers-Vipers 1993-1996)  Currently playing with the EIHL Stena Line Belfast Giants

Kenny Magowan  (Vernon Vipers 1998-2000)  Currently playing with the ET Adler Mannheim

Les Reaney (Vernon Vipers 2002-2004) Currently playing with the EIHL Edinburgh Capitals
 
Matt Zaba  (Vernon Vipers 2002-2003)  Currently playing with the Vienna Capitals of Austria

Cody Brookwell (Vernon Vipers 2004-2005) Currently playing with the EIHL Stena Line Belfast Giants

Lanny Gare  (Vernon Vipers 1997-1999)  Currently playing with Lowen Frankfurt

Garrett Festerling  (Vernon Vipers 2002-2003)  Currently playing with the DEL Hamburg Freezers

Alex Nikiforuk  (Vernon Vipers 1999-2000)  Currently playing with Esbjerg  in Denmark

Tyler Scofield  (Vernon Vipers 2000-2002)  Currently playing with Klagenfurter AC from Austria

Curtis Fraser  (Vernon Vipers 2002-2003)  Currently playing with Cortina from Italy

Josh MacNevin  (Vernon Lakers-Vipers 1994-1996)  Currently playing with the Elitserien AIK

Matt Waddell  (Vernon Vipers 2001-2003)  Currently playing with the Asia League Nikko IceBucks

Rob Turville  (Vernon Vipers 2003-2004)  Currently playing with the Chinook HL Sylvan Lake Admirals

Kyle Murphy (Vernon Vipers 2010-2011) Currently playing with Manglerud of Norway

Brad Farynk  (Vernon Vipers 2000-2002)  Currently playing with Tohoku Free Blades in Japan

Sean Perkins  (Vernon Vipers 2006-2007)  Currently playing with Division 1 Vimmerby HC

Bryan McGregor  (Vernon Vipers 2002-2003)  Currently playing with HC Trinec from Czechoslovakia

Ryan Bayda  (Vernon Vipers 1998-1999)  Currently playing with the DEL Nürnberg Ice Tigers

Glen Metropolit  (Vernon Lakers 1994-1995)  Currently playing with Lugano

Former Vernon Junior Hockey players currently playing-coaching College-University Hockey:

Jarryd Ten Vaanholt (Vernon Vipers 2010-2011) Currently playing with Elmira College

Steve Weinstein  (Vernon Vipers 2008-2010)  Currently playing with Bently University
 
Drew George  (Vernon Vipers 2009-2010)  Currently playing with Sacred heart University

Steve Tresierra  (Vernon Vipers 2007-2009)  Currently playing with Queen's University

Cole Ikkala  (Vernon Vipers 2008-2010)  Currently playing with Union College

Cody Butcher (Vernon Vipers 2005-2006)  Currently playing with University of Alaska

Patrick Raley  (Vernon Vipers 2007-2008)  Currently playing with St. Lawerence University

Mike Leidl  (Vernon Vipers 2008-2009)  Currently playing with Colgate University

Evan Witt  (Vernon Vipers 2007-2008)  Currently playing with Michigan Tech University

Mark Hall  (Vernon Vipers 2006-2007)  Currently playing with the University of Lethbridge

James Kerr  (Vernon Vipers 2008-2009)  Currently playing with Princeton University

Marcus Basara (Vernon Vipers 2010-2011) Currently playing with the University of Alaska Fairbanks

Campbell Blair   (Vernon Lakers 1986-1987)  Head Coach of University of  Alaska-Anchorage

Gus Correale (Vernon Vipers 2010-2011) Currently playing with Lake Superior State University

Eliot Raibl  (Vernon Vipers 2007-2008)  Currently playing with RIT (Rochester Inst. of Tech.)

Kory Roy  (Vernon Vipers 2008-2009)  Currently playing with University of Alaska-Anchorage

Other:

Nyjer Morgan  (Vernon Vipers 1996-1997)  Currently playing baseball with Cleveland Indians

Trent Dorais (Vernon Vipers 2007-2009) Currently a linesman in the BCHL

Former Vernon Junior Hockey players currently playing-coaching Junior Hockey:

Rylan Ferster   (Vernon Lakers 1989-1990)  West Kelowna Warriors Head Coach-GM  

Troy Mick  (Vernon Vipers 1997-2000 & 2005-2006)  Salmon Arm Silverbacks Head Coach-GM-Part Owner

David Robinson (Vernon Vipers 2006-2007 & 2009-2011)  Vernon Vipers Assistant Coach

Brent Kisio  (Vernon Vipers 2002-2003)  Assistant Coach Calgary Hitmen (WHL)

Elliott Richardson  (Vernon Vipers 2010-2011)  Currently playing with the OJHL Wellington Dukes

Jason Williamson  (Vernon Vipers 1999-2002)  Vernon Vipers Head Coach-GM

Luke Pierce  (Vernon Vipers 2003-2004)  Merritt Centennials Head Coach-GM

Larry Black  (Vernon Vipers 2001-2012)  Salmon Arm Silverbacks Assistant GM & Director of Player Personal

Mike Vandekamp  (Vernon Vipers 2001-2004)  Nanaimo Clippers Head Coach-GM

Sean Matile  (Vernon Lakers 1992-1995)  Vernon Vipers Goalie Coach

Brad Cook (Vernon Vipers 1995-1996) Saanich Braves Head Coach (VIJHL)

Former Vernon Junior Hockey players currently playing-scouting-Involved In the NHL:

George Fargher  (Vernon Essos 1970-1972)  Ottawa Senators Scout

Ernie Gare  (Vernon Essos 1970-1972)  New York Rangers Scout

Aaron Volpatti  (Vernon Vipers 2003-2006)  Currently playing with the NHL Washington Capitals

Dennis Holland  (Vernon Lakers 1985-1986)  Dallas Stars Scout

Justin Bourne  (Vernon Vipers 2002-2003)  NHL-Hockey Writer 

Matt Watkins (Vernon Vipers 2004-2005) Currently playing with the NHL Washington Capitals

Ken Holland  (Vernon Vikings 1973-1974)  Detroit Red Wings GM

Bill Lindsay   (Vernon Lakers 1988-1989)  Florida Panthers TV commentator

Tyson Strachen (Vernon Vipers 2002-2003) Currently playing with the NHL Washington Capitals

Rod Pelley  (Vernon Vipers 2001-2002)  Currently playing with the NHL New Jersey Devils

Marty Stein  (Vernon Essos 1972-1975)  Detroit Red Wings Scout

Mike Santorelli   (Vernon Vipers 2003-2004)  Currently playing with the NHL Vancouver Canucks