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TEAM NEWS – Smoke Eaters Elevate Role of Dallas Calvin To Director Of Scouting

For Immediate Release

Trail, British Columbia (July 7th, 2022) – The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce that current assistant coach Dallas Calvin, will be evolving his role with the team as the Director of Scouting.

Calvin, a Trail native and Smoke Eaters alumnus, joined the team last year as an assistant coach, working with the forward group and taking on the powerplay. Now going into his second season as a coach, Calvin will now take on the role of the Director of Scouting for the Smoke Eaters on top of continuing as an assistant coach.

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“I am really excited to be in this role. The Smoke Eaters organization is first class and I am eager to be apart of the hockey ops staff full time. I am committed to helping this team bring a Championship to Trail in the near future and I can’t wait for the 2022/23 season to get underway!” – Director of Scouting and Assistant Coach Dallas Calvin

“Dallas fit in very well in the coaching role last year focusing on the development of forwards and assisting with the Power Play and he will continue in these coaching roles for the upcoming season along with adding the Director of Scouting position. This is an extremely important role within our organization and in his new position Dallas will identify and track potential top recruits along with our enhanced scouting staff to bring these caliber of players to Trail” – GM/Head Coach Tim Fragle

“We are excited to have Dallas continue with the organization as part of a larger role. In his short coaching tenure Dallas has proved his value to our team. With his new role we look forward to working with Dallas in finding players that embody the Trail Smoke Eaters identity and helping to bring a BCHL Championship to Trail” – Director of Hockey Operations Craig Clare

The Smoke Eaters are excited to have Dallas join the team in his new full time role, we look forward to a great season ahead. The Smoke Eaters would also like to thank Jeff Urekar for his commitment and contributions to the organization over the last four seasons and we wish him well going forward. 

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