Marc-AndrÃ© Dumont takes over behind the bench in Val-d'Or
VAL-D'OR, Tuesday, April 28, 2009 - The General Manager of the Val-d'Or Foreurs, Mario CarriÃ¨re, today announced at a press conference held at the air Creebec Centre, that Marc-AndrÃ© Dumont is the team's new head coach.
"We met several candidates, who each had different backgrounds and coaching styles. The selection of Marc-AndrÃ© was made because we feel that his profile fits best with the type of team that we have," commented CarriÃ¨re.
Dumont coached the ChÃ¢teauguay Patriots in the Quebec Midget AAA League last season. Moreover, he was the head coach of Team Quebec at the Under-17 World Junior Championship.
He served as an assistant coach on BenoÃ®t Groulx's staff with the Gatineau Olympiques during the 2006-07 campaign. It is his first head coaching job at the major junior level.
"I am very pleased and excited to come to Val-d'Or, a great community that embraces the Foreurs wholeheartedly. This challenge is a great opportunity for me. I will meet with the players in the next few days and analyze the current situation," said CarriÃ¨re.
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