The Silverbacks announced Antisin to the coaching staff at the end of June, replacing Kevin Kraus and Eric Godard who both recently signed with the Vernon Vipers. Antisin helped the BCMML’s Okanagan Rockets to a Bronze Medal at the 2014 Telus Cup, as well as Antisin was an Assistant Coach with the Westside Warriors in the BCHL. He has experience as an Associate and Professional Coach in Switzerland, after an 18-year pro playing career in Switzerland, which included three years with the National team. The 50-year-old from Vancouver, started in the BCHL at 15-years-old with Cowichan Valley before the Kelowna Buckaroos.
Head Coach Brandon West explains the hiring of Antisin.