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Wickersham Named Director of Hockey Operations

By Jr Gamblers, 04/03/14, 7:45PM CDT


The Jr. Gamblers are pleased to announce Chris Wickersham as the Director of Hockey Operations.  As the Director of Hockey Operations, Chris will be responsible for the oversight of the coaching staff and player development for the Jr. Gambler’s teams while coaching the 2001 team.  He will develop and maintain relationships within the hockey community and will help to develop and maintain a positive reputation and culture.  Chris comes to the Jr. Gamblers with years of experience at the Tier 1 Level.  Chris has six years of coaching experience with the Chicago Young Americans, Team Illinois, and Wisconsin Fire.  In 2013 multiple players whom Chris had coached were selected in the 2013 NHL entry draft. 

"The Jr Gamblers are very fortunate to find someone with the experience that Chris has.  He has an extensive background of developing players both on and off the ice".   – Coach Patrick Mikesch

“I would like to thank the Green Bay Jr. Gamblers for this opportunity.  I look forward to helping with the continual growth and development of the program, teams, and players.  It is my goal, that through a fun, positive, competitive learning environment; our players will continue to develop and acquire the skill sets necessary to be elite AAA players, preparing them for future teams.   I am very excited for the 2014-2015 season!” – Chris Wickersham

Chris is in the process of moving to Green Bay from the Chicago area and we look forward to having him.  Please help me to welcome Chris to the Jr. Gambler organization.


Staci Kring

President Jr. Gamblers