Dauphin, MB – The Dauphin Kings Junior A Hockey Club and Head Coach and General Manager, Marlin Murray, have parted ways. After 13 years with the hockey club, including 10 in his current position, Marlin Murray submitted his resignation, citing personal reasons.
Murray started with the club as an assistant coach in 2003 and took over as Head Coach in 2006. He then went on to an astounding record of 367 wins and 166 losses over the last 9 seasons. Highlights of his career include 4 Sherwood Division Championships, an Anavet Cup Championship, MJHL Championship, and 2 appearances in the RBC Cup National Junior A Championship. He set franchise records for games coached, wins and National Championship appearances.
Dauphin Kings President and Governor, Randy Daley, has worked alongside Murray for several years, and has seen firsthand, the passion that Marlin brought to his job.
“Marlin is one of the most dedicated people in hockey and as always worked to achieve maximum results.”, stated Daley. “His records speak for themselves and show the tremendous effort he has made to keep the Kings at the top. I have always admired Marlin’s work ethic and management capabilities. He will be missed.”
Murray will continue to reside in Dauphin and looks forward to what the future has to offer.
Current Assistant GM and Assistant Coach, Marc Berry, will now act as Interim Head Coach and GM of the Dauphin Kings for the remainder of the season, while Cody Nelson will remain on as an Assistant Coach.