The Victoria Royals are in the market for a new Head Coach and General Manager as Marc Habscheid takes on a new executive role within GSL to assist GSL in developing other hockey related businesses.
They'll be announcing the new Coach and General Manager within the coming weeks.
Marc Habscheid said team owner Graham Lee offered him the opportunity:
Cliff LeQuesne, Q! Morning Show news reports:
The Victoria Royals issued this Press Release:
Friday, June 22, 2012
Marc Habscheid To Take on Executive Role with GSL Holdings Ltd.
Victoria, BC -
GSL Holdings Ltd (parent company of RG Properties Ltd. and the Victoria
Royals) is pleased to announce that Marc Habscheid will be taking on a
new executive role within GSL to assist GSL in developing other hockey
present, GSL owns Officepools.com (the world’s largest on-line hockey
pool site), Planet Ice (the largest chain of private community rinks in
BC) and Planet Youth Hockey (GSL’s charity youth program helping inner
city kids). Marc will be involved in advising these existing businesses
as well as assisting in developing new hockey related business
taking on this new role within GSL, Marc will be relinquishing his
responsibilities with the hockey team. “I am very excited about this new
role, it is a great business opportunity,” Habscheid said. “I have
been fortunate to have coached at every level of hockey, and I welcome
the opportunity to use my knowledge of the game to work with GSL in
their hockey related businesses. This is a great opportunity for me to
get involved in broadening the reach of this great sport, something that
I am passionate about.”
Lee, owner of GSL stated that, “I thank Marc for his contributions to
the team. I have been speaking to Marc for a while about this and am
looking forward to working directly with him to advance our other hockey
GSL will be announcing the new Coach and General Manager of the Victoria Royals within the coming weeks.