Since 2018, HC Sierre and EHC Visp have been cooperating on the U20-level as Valais-Wallis Future and will continue to do so next season. They recently won the U20-Top title and were honored as team of the year at the "Walliser Sportverdienste 2023".
Both Swiss League clubs have signed certain players from the U20-team to deals with the main squad, most of whom have already been announced separately. One player -Nathan Gex-Collet - has been added by Visp, the forward has received a development contract.
As for Valais-Wallis Future's coaching staff, assistant Stefan Wüthrich will take over as head coach for Emmanuel Tacchini. He will be supported by Jeffrey Bitz.