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Wes has led the East Ridge girls’ hockey program for the past two years. Prior to that, Wes assisted the boys’ hockey program for the 2010-11 season and was an assistant coach for the Tampa Lightning from 2008-2010. Wes was named section 3A coach of the year, during the 2012-13 season for East Ridge High School and brought great excitement to the hockey program.
Wes played 11 season of professional hockey in the NHL. He was drafted 57th overall in 1989 by the Boston Bruins, and played a total of 607 games during his career in the NHL. Wes was a Masterton Trophy finalist, two different seasons during his career, as well as a Selke Trophy finalist. While playing in the NHL, Wes compiled 109 goals and 151 assists.Described by colleagues as a detailed orientated person, as well as, a person who holds high expectations, Coach Walz is excited to lead the East Ridge boys’ hockey program.