Thursday, July 24, 2014 - Submitted by Courtney Kaler
Revelstoke Grizzlies name new Marketing Manager
The Revelstoke Grizzlies are pleased to announce that Darren Cota has been named Marketing Manager for the 2014-2015 season.
Darren is a long time resident of Revelstoke who has a lengthy hockey background. Darren spent time playing in the BCJHL, WHL and ECHL.
In 1981-82, Darren laced up for Revelstoke Rockets of the BCJHL and the Billings Bighorns of the WHL. The following season (82-83), Darren continued to play for the Rockets before moving on to play for the Kelowna Wings in the WHL. Darren returned to Kelowna in 83, 84, and 85 before moving to Medicine Hat to play for the Tigers of the WHL in 1985-86.
A Quebec Nordiques draft, 5th pick in the 6th round of the 1984 NHL Entry Draft. He played 3 exhibition games in 1987, before injuring his shoulder. Darren went on to play for the Fredericton Express of the AHL where he reinjured his shoulder. This forced Darren to retire early from the game he dearly loved.
"I am very pleased to have a hockey person of quality like Darren working within our organization, Darren is well known in the community and his team first attitude makes Darren a great choice for our organization", General Manager Ryan Parent said in an interview.
If you are interested in advertising your business, please give Darren a call at 250-837-5006.