Corbin Patterson, seven, of Fort Saskatchewan, gets a pep talk from Vipers head coach Mark Ferner in the GVMHA Summer Hockey School Wednesday at Priest Valley Arena. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

School’s in

GVMHA Summer School prepares players for the upcoming season.

The Greater Vernon Minor Hockey Summer School wrapped up two weeks of sessions with 136 players participating.

The camp was lead by head instructors Sandy Moger, GVMHA director of hockey operations and former NHL forward; Mark Ferner, head coach of the Vernon Vipers and former NHL defenceman; and David Oliver, Colorado Avalanche director of player development and retired NHL forward.


Boston Marchinko (14) from Calgary scrimmages with Trey Schobel of Vernon (12) during the dryland training portion of the Greater Vernon Minor Hockey camp held this week at Priest Valley Arena.