Kevin Mackay exits revolving door as Revelstoke Grizzlies head coach

Kevin Mackay, who was hired as the Grizzlies coach last week, left the post Thursday for personal reasons.

With less than a week to go before camp opens, the Revelstoke Grizzlies are again without a coach.

Kevin Mackay, who was hired as the Grizzlies coach last week (and who the Times Review spoke to on Tuesday about the job) left the post Thursday for personal reasons, he told the Times Review.

“Unfortunately, I maybe jumped a little too quick,” he said, declining to go into any specifics.

This means that the Grizzlies have gone through three coaches this offseason. Last year’s coach Kevin Kraus, stepped down to take an assistant coaching job with the Salmon Arm Silverbacks of the BCHL.

James Eccles, who was hired as his replacement, quit shortly after for a better paying job, said owner Lew Hendrickson.

Mackay, who agreed to take the job last week and who told the Times Review on Tuesday he was preparing for the upcoming hockey season, quit on Thursday. With camp set to begin on Wednesday, Aug. 21, the Grizzlies are once again searching for a coach. Hendrickson said he is speaking to three people and hopes to have someone in place on time.

 

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