The Merritt Centennials are proud and excited to announce that Trainer Kim Penner will be part of Team BC for the U16, Program of Excellence.
Penner was born and raised in Chilliwack BC and joined the Centennials organization back in the 2014/15 season. Penner started her career with the Valley West Hawks in the major midget league when she was in her first year of university at the University of Fraser Valley. She also worked with the Trail Smoke Eaters before joining the Cents organization.
Head Coach and GM Joe Martin is excited for Penner, “I speak for our whole organization, we’re very happy for Kim to take this challenge on,” said Martin, “It’s encouraging to see her efforts recognized. The U16 players and staff are in good hands,” added Martin.
Team BC U16 will have pre-stage from October 14-16, 2017 over in Calgary Alberta and will have the Western U16 Challenge Cup from October 17-22, 2017 again over in Calgary.