Brandon’s Brett Skinner has made some major progress in his hockey coaching career by being announced as the new Head Coach of the Fargo Force of the USHL.
Cary Eades the Fargo Force GM / President of Hockey Operations for the past 8 season told BDNMB.CA that they had 50 – 60 applicants but also targeted Skinner due to his previous success.
Cary Eades ( photo courtesy of The Rink Live Fargo )
Eades also said “He has only coached for 6 years but has had a tremendous amount of success in that time…plus he knows how to win”.
Skinner is the son of local coaching legend Tom Skinner whom was the head coach of the Brandon Bobcats plus worked in Europe.
Brett Skinner was a 3rd round pick of the Vancouver Canucks…selected by Brian Burke.
Playing and coaching resume for Brett Skinner
The Fargo Force has been a top team in the USHL and produced dozens of NCAA D1 players as well as NHL and Pro players since the 2008 – 2009 season. The USHL is considered the number one league for players wanting to play NCAA D1 hockey.