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Established in 2009, The Wenatchee Wild Foundation is a non-profit organization. The Wenatchee Wild Foundation has been set in place to assist our athletes with advancement in their collegiate education. The foundation will provide players with the ability to receive a partial scholarship towards undergraduate courses of study at an accredited College and/or University.rnrnThese athletes are people who lead by example. They are at an elite skill level which gives them the opportunity for promotion if properly developed. While the primary focus of our foundation is assisting these players with a higher level of education, we also have an associated goal. This goal is to build and instill positive character traits such as passion, leadership, and perseverance.rnrnThe Wenatchee Wild Foundation together with the support of the Wenatchee Valley community will help to ensure these elite players are given the greatest opportunity available for the fulfillment of a lifelong learning experience.rnGoalrnrnrn The Wenatchee Wild Foundation’s mission is to aid in the development of the elite players of the Wenatchee Wild Hockey Team to become future leaders by providing educational scholarships.rnrnrnWenatchee Wild Foundation Board of Directorsrn Jan Cetto, Brent Schmitten, Erik Peterson, Bill Baldwinrn rnrnThe Wenatchee Wild Corporate Office is loacted at:rnrn1300 Walla Walla Ave. on the second floor of the Town Toyota Center in Wenatchee, Washington.rnrnOur Office hours are 8:30 A.M. - 5:30 P.M. Monday through Friday.rnrnPhone: 509-888-PUCK (7825)rnrnFax: 509-888-GOAL (4625)rnrnMailing Address:rnrnWenatchee Wild Hockey ClubrnrnPO Box 3252rnrnHead Coach John BecanicrnrnWenatchee WAA native of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., Becanic has extensive junior hockey coaching experience. He began his coaching career in 1992 as an assistant with the Soo Greyhounds of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), which won the Memorial Cup championship in 1993. He then helped establish the NAHL’s Bismarck Bobcats, where he served as the team’s head coach and general manager from 1996 through 2001. He served in the same capacity with the NAHL’s Pittsburgh Forge from 2001-2003, leading the team to the league championship in 2003. From the 2003 championship team in Pittsburgh, 15 players earned Division I college scholarships and four have played in the National Hockey League (NHL).rnrn rnrnAfter his stint with the Forge, Becanic served as the associate head coach of the WHL’s Everett Silvertips from 2003-2007. The Silvertips won three division titles while Becanic was associate head coach. They were also the league’s regular-season champions. Becanic went on to serve as head coach of the Silvertips in 2007-08 and 2008-09. During his tenure as head coach, the team went 66-66-12 and qualified for the playoffs both seasons.rnrn rnrnBecanic, who resides in Snohomish, Wash., served as assistant coach of the WHL’s Seattle Thunderbirds during the 2009-10 season before he was named the assistant coach of the Vancouver Giants in August. Becanic was name. 98807.