Fort McMurray, AB - The Fort McMurray Oil Barons are excited to announce that veteran Junior A coach Bob Beatty (La Ronge, SK) will join the organization as an Associate Coach this season.
"I'm excited to come to Fort McMurray and join a very respected organization," said Beatty. "The Oil Barons are always competitive within the AJHL and have a proven track record of moving players on to the next level. I look forward to working with Dave and the rest of his staff this season."
In total, Beatty brings over 21 years of Junior A coaching experience to the Oil Barons. Beatty boasts an impressive coaching resume having won three SJHL Championships as a Head Coach (Humboldt 2003, La Ronge 2010, 2011) and a National Junior A Championship title (Humboldt 2003).
Most recently, Beatty served as the Head Coach of the Shawnigan Lake School's Bantam prep team for the past two seasons.
"We're excited to welcome Bob to our organization," said Oil Barons Head Coach and General Manager Dave Dupas. "Bob's an experienced coach that has won on Junior A's highest stage. His knowledge and coaching experience will be extremely valuable to our organization as we gear up for the season ahead."