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Dwight Lee named new associate coach

The Kings are very excited to introduce Dwight Lee as the teams new associate coach!

Originally from North Vancouver, Lee brings a wide range of coaching experience to the Kings coaching staff. He began coaching in 2015 and has worked with players of all levels from minor hockey to professional as a coach and skills instructor. He is certified as a High Performance coach with the NCCP and obtained his bachelors degree in Management from Minot State University. He began coaching minor hockey in Invermere before taking on the role of head coach for the Thompson-Okanagan Lakers Female AAA program. He most recently served Greater Vernon Minor Hockey Association as their Director of Player Development where he supported the development of players and coaches of all levels throughout the association. Along with coaching teams, Dwight has been an instructor for various programs where he has assisted junior, collegiate, and professional players in their offseason training.

“I would like to thank Chad, Brock, and the Kings organization for this opportunity.” says Lee “I am excited to be part of the Kings coaching staff and I am looking forward to a great season in Powell River. I have enjoyed getting right to work with Brock and Kyle at training camp, preparing this dedicated group of players for the season, and getting to know some of the great people throughout the organization. My partner Jody and I are thrilled to call Powell River home and to be part of this community.”

Lee has over 100 games of playing experience as a forward at the junior A level. He primarily spent his junior career in the Superior International Junior Hockey League where he played 81 games scoring 27 times and adding 47 assists over two seasons with the Fort Frances Lakers, Sioux Lookout Flyers, and Dryden Ice Dogs. After his junior career he would head down the collegiate path beginning at Williston State College (NJCAA) in North Dakota where he was a point per game player over the span two seasons. He would then transfer to Minot State (ACHA) and played two years for the Beavers before wrapping up his collegiate career.