The Official Website of the drumheller dragons
Staff

Owners & Team Management

Cam Christianson

Owner

An alum of the Drumheller Falcons, Cam put in a bid for a new expansion team in the AJHL South Division.  Long known for its passion for hockey, Drumheller Valley seemed like the perfect place to rekindle that spirit and so the Drumheller Dragons Junior A Hockey Club was born.

Blair Christianson

Chairman

Blair shares his family's passion for hockey. The opportunity to bring a team to the Valley is something that is beneficial for the community as a whole.

Rod Knelsen

Governor

A long time hockey fan and supporter of the Dragons, Rod was finally able to put his passion to good use when he joined the ownership team of the Drumheller Dragons.

Amanda Stahl

Business Advisor

Amanda attended Cornell University on a hockey scholorship, graduating honors with a B.Sc. in Natural Resource Management. She leverages her business skills to support the Dragons' off-ice business operations.

Nicky Faye

Business Manager

Nicky is originally from a farm near Hussar, which is 55 km south of Drumheller. She brings her strong organizational, administrative and sales background, as well as her passion for engaging with the community, to the Dragons organization to ensure its success in business operations.

 

Hockey Operations Staff

Darryl Olsen

Interim GM/Head Coach

Darryl joins the Dragons to start the 2016-17 season.  Olsen, an Alberta native, has an extensive background both as a coach and as a player (defense) at the Junior, NCAA, and American and European professional levels.

Dylan Olsen

Interim Assistant Coach

Dylan has experience playing in many different areas of hockey including the AJHL, NCAA Division 1, AHL and NHL. He joins the Dragons as interim assistant coach in the 2016-17 season.

Dalton Olsen

Interim Assistant Coach

Dalton played four years in the AJHL and has played at the college level. He has coached for most of his life in camps, clinics and as a skills coach. He joins the Dragons as interim assistant coach in the 2016-17 saeason.

Ben Vandervies

Goaltending Coach

Ben joins the Dragons to start the 2016-17 season. After spending four years playing in the NCAA, he returned to Calgary where he has been coaching goalies of all levels and completing a Masters degree in sports spychology.

Rachelle Matisz

Athletic Therapist

Rachelle joins the Dragons to start the 2016-17 season. She is a Certified Athletic Therapist with honours degrees in Kinesiology and  Athletic Therapy. Rachelle is also a Certified First Responder, Health Care Provider CPR and AED.She previously worked with the University of Manitoba.

Scouting Staff

Head Scout & Director of Player Personnel

Scott Martin

Northern

Southern

Calgary

Saskatchewan

United States

Minnesota: Nick Gorup
Connecticut: Chris Gragnano
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