BC Hockey has announced that Jan Antons (Kamloops) has been named the Thompson Zone general manager.
Antons, the 2014 Kamloops Sports Person of the Year, will oversee the operations of the Thompson Zone U18 AAA (Major Midget), U16 AAA (Minor Midget), U18 AA (Midget) and U15 AA (Bantam) teams. He was previously the team's assistant general manager.
Antons has many years of commitment to the sports and Kamloops community serving in various volunteer roles, including:
- Vice president - Kamloops Sports Council
- Director of Football Operations and general manager - Kamloops Broncos
- Equipment manager - Canada's National Para Ice Hockey Team
- Chairperson - Kamloops International Bantam Ice Hockey Tournament
- Director of Special Events - BC Special Olympics
Antons currently works for the British Columbia Lottery Corporation after spending time with the Calgary Flames organization.