The Winkler Flyers are excited to announce Riley Dudar as Director of Player Personnel. Hailing from Winnipeg, Riley provides over 15 years of experience in development, mentorship, high level training and the promotion of athletes through many Hockey Canada Skills and Hockey Manitoba programs.
“We are thrilled to have Riley on board as we continue our goal of success and development of players within a winning Junior program. Riley’s knowledge and expertise in the identification of potential players and prospects that align with the Flyers criteria will prove to be a perfect fit for our organization. We feel humbled to have a person of Riley’s caliber and character join our staff.” says General Manager, Justin Falk.
After stints in the BCHL, SIJHL and MHL Riley went on to have a 5 year playing career at the University of Manitoba. Upon graduation, Dudar went on to fill the role of Assistant Coach with the U of M, while finishing off his playing career with the Winkler Royals of the SEMHL.
With over a decade in helping players advance to the next level including Jr. A, WHL, NCAA, AHL and the NHL, Riley joins a staff that shares the vision of advancement of Flyers players via the Junior A platform.
Dudar had this to say about coming on board. “I’m really looking forward to joining an organization that has so many fantastic people who will work together to build a championship caliber team in the Winkler community. The opportunity to work alongside a like-minded person in Justin is something that doesn’t come around too often and I’m humbled and honored for the opportunity to identify and develop the next wave of talent for the Flyers.”
Riley’s duties will consist of leading a scouting team in the drafting and recruitment of future Winkler Flyers players as well as the overall enhancement of the Flyers 50 man list.
Welcome to the Orange and Black, Riley!