The Lewiston MAINEiacs are pleased to announce the interim Hockey Operations Staff as well as the new Front Office leadership for our club. Jeff Guay will be the interim Head Coach for the Lewiston MAINEiacs, MAINEiacs scout Tim Schurman will join Coach Guay behind the bench as Assistant Coach, and Jim Cain will join the club as Executive Vice President of Club Operations.
Jeff Guay will rejoin the club after a 6 month respite. Coach Guay was employed by the Lewiston MAINEiacs for the club’s first 6 seasons in Lewiston. He was a member of the 2007 President Cup championship team that went 16-1 in the 2007 Playoffs and won a birth as the QMJHL representatives in the MasterCard Memorial Cup in Vancouver, BC.
Tim Schurman joined the Lewiston MAINEiacs in 2009 as the QMJHL advance scout. He also scouts for the New York Islanders of the NHL as their Atlantic Scout. Schurman, son of Moncton Wildcats General Manager Bill Schurman, will lend a hand to the club during the search for a permanent hockey operations staff.
Jim Cain will join the club in a senior role effective immediately. Mr. Cain, owner of the Androscoggin Bank Colisee, is the President of Firland Management - a facilities management company based out of Lewiston, ME. He will bring years of hockey experience to the team.
The Lewiston MAINEiacs would also like to express our profound and deep commitment to the Lewiston Auburn area. We would like to thank our loyal season ticket holders and sponsors for the faith the have show the team this season. To assure our fan base of our commitment to this community we would like to announce that we have informed the QMJHL of our intention host the 2011 QMJHL entry draft in Lewiston. Finally, we would like to announce that we will once again be bidding to host the 2012 MasterCard Memorial Cup.