VERNAL OILERS RECRUITING INFORMATION
Do you have what it takes to compete at the Junior "A" level of hockey? Do you have the desire to pursue a future as a hockey player at the highest possible levels? If so, The Vernal Oilers might be a fit for you!
Read below to learn what our program can offer an aspiring collegiate or professional hockey player. From coaching staff, to exposure, to the facilities we play in, your time with the Vernal Oilers will develop the skills and habits necessary to pursue a career as a hockey player in some of North America's most respected leagues.
The Oilers coaching staff is on par with any organization at this level. With experience coaching and managing at the professional, junior and college levels, players in Vernal will benefit greatly from the experience of our staff and the opportunities presented to them after their time in Vernal.
- The Oilers will play an approximate 50 game schedule throughout the pacific northwest.
- The Oilers practice on ice 4-5 times per week, with regular off ice workouts and strength training sessions scheduled during the week.
The Vernal Oilers play at the Junior "A" level in the WSHL.
The Oilers have an extensive network within the NAHL, NCDC, and Canadian Jr. "A" hockey and actively promote our players for advancement opportunities. Unlike other teams at this level, we will sacrifice the team's success in order to get our players opportunities to further their career.
- Players will be provided with team gloves, helmet, sweat suit, pullover, shoes, backpack, workout apparel, hat, pant shells, jerseys (Home/Away) as part of their team apparel package.
- Warrior sticks and equipment is available to Oilers players at exclusive discounts typically only available to NCAA and professional teams.
The Vernal Oilers are proud to call the Western Park Arena home.
The Western Park Complex is located on thirty-two acres in downtown Vernal. The multipurpose facility houses a convention center, two indoor arenas, two outdoor arenas, amphitheater, ice rink and race track. It is home to the Uintah County Fair, Uintah Basin Junior Livestock Show, Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo, Tournament of Champions High School Wrestling Tournament and many more state and county annual events.
With seating for 300 fans, Oilers players can expect to play every night in front of a near capacity crowd that will surely provide one of the best home ice advantages in the entire WSHL.