Oil Barons Hire Adam Manah as Head Coach and General Manager

The Fort McMurray Oil Barons have hired Adam Manah to become Head Coach and General Manager of the organization.

Adam Manah most recently spent 6 years with the Sherwood Park Crusaders organization where he spent 5 years as Head Coach and Assistant GM and 1 year as Head Coach and GM. As Head Coach, Manah led the team to a 168-104-11 record (.684 W%). Under Manah, the Crusaders seen over thirty-five player commitments to NCAA Division 1 programs over his tenure.

“I’ve always viewed the Oil Barons as a premier Junior A organization and I’m extremely excited to be back in Fort McMurray and re-join the community where I spent majority of my AJHL playing career. I look forward to coming in and helping continue the success the team has had so far this season” said Manah.

The Oil Barons alum spent three seasons as a player from 2005-2008 in Fort McMurray winning an AJHL championship with the organization in 2006.

“In my conversations with Adam, it became evident early on that he would be a great fit for our culture and compliment our current staff and organization perfectly. As an Oil Barons alum, he will fit right into our community in Fort McMurray and be a great asset to our players and the entire organization.” and said President, David Fitzgerald.

The Oil Barons currently lead the Viterra AJHL North Division with a 26-6 record (52 PTS). The team will be back in action and looking to extend their three-game winning streak Friday night at 7:30pm when they take on the Olds Grizzlies at CenterFire Place.