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Backs hire New Trainer

For Immediate Release
Salmon Arm, BC June 25, 2015

Salmon Arm Silverbacks General Manager Troy Mick today announced today the hiring of Jade Viegas BKin, CAT(C), ATC as the teams new Athletic Trainer for the upcoming season.

"After going through the interview process it was very clear to me that Jade was the ideal person for this position" stated Troy Mick. Her resume is outstanding and she will be a great fit for the SIlverbacks moving forward.

Jade brings a great deal of knowledge with her Bachelor of Kinesiology and Advance Certificate in Athletic Therapy. She comes to us after being with former UFA Bisons (now CFR Chemical Bisons), of the AMHL, for the last two seasons. In her last season the team captured a League Championship as well as a Pacific Championship and a trip to Nationals for the very first time. She has also worked with Hockey Alberta's Elite Male and Female programs for the last few years and won a silver and bronze medal respectively at the 2015 Canada Winter Games.

Jade will start her new position Aug 15 with main camp opening Aug 23 at the Shaw Centre.

For more information please call the Silverbacks office at 250-832-3856