East Ridge boys hockey: Wes Walz hired as head coach
Former Minnesota Wild player has been hired as the head boys hockey coach at East Ridge High School.
Walz has coached the East Ridge girls hockey team the past two years. Prior to that, Walz assisted the boys hockey program for the 2010-11 season and was an assistant coach for the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning from 2008-2010. Walz was named Section 3A Coach of the Year in the 2012-13 season for East Ridge and brought great excitement to the hockey program.