Cougars Head Coach and GM Peter Drikos accepts position with ECHL Rapid City Rush

The Cobourg Cougars announced today in a joint press release with the Rapid City Rush that Peter Drikos, Head Coach and General Manager has accepted an assistant coaching position with the Rapid City Rush, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Calgary Flames.

“We are excited for Peter and this new opportunity for him, yet he will be missed. Good coaching may be defined as the development of character, personality, and habits of players – Plus the teaching of fundamentals and team play.  Peter did this and so much more.  He will be forever a Cougar and we appreciate all he has brought.  Good luck in Rapid City.” said the Cougars Organization of Drikos moving on.

In preparation for the start of the Season the Cougars are excited to announce that Adam Holzmann will be stepping into the role of General Manager and Connor Armour as Head Coach. Both Adam and Connor have been a part of the Cougars staff and we are thrilled to have them both take on larger roles within the organization. Connor is moving from Assistant Coach and Adam from Assistant GM and Director of Scouting.