The Swan Valley Stampeders are excited to announce that defensemen Taylor Derynck has committed to Marian College in Wisconsin. Dernyck will be joining the NCAA Division III Sabres hockey program next season. https://www.marianuniversity.edu/
The 20 year old Whistler BC native has played in 194 games in his Junior career. He has suited up for the Alberni Valley Bulldogs (BCHL), OCN Blizzard (MJHL), Kindersley Klippers (SJHL) and The Swan Valley Stampeders (MJHL).
Over the coarse of his junior career Derynck has scored 12 goals and added 38 assists.
We are excited to add Taylor to the Marian Hockey Family. We have had our eye on Taylor since he began his career with Alberni in the BCHL. Taylor’s leadership, skating ability, and skill on special teams will be a great addition to our program. Coach Berger and myself look forward to watching Taylor patrol the blue line for years to come,” said Zach Gaynor
Head Coach of the Marian Sabres.
“Im excited that I selected Marian College because it’s fits me best, both academically and from a hockey stand point, I will also be playing with a former teammate from Alberni,” Said Derynck. Taylor said that it feels awesome to be apart of a great college that treats you like family and is excited about touring the college in early 2018.
Head Coach and GM Taurean White has created at positive atmosphere in Swan Valley. One that allows his players to be focused and committed to doing what ever it takes to make it to the next level.
The entire Stampeder organization would like to congratulate Taylor on his recent commitment to Marian College in Wisconsin.