Owners & Team Management

Cam Christianson


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


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

Boedy Shields

Director of Operations

Boedy joined the Dragons in November of 2022. He is a graduate of the Sport Management program at Brock University and has worked in various hockey and business roles throughout junior hockey in Canada. During university, he worked in the Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL) as a scout for three seasons. Following his time out east, he worked in the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) before moving back to Alberta and joining the Dragons organization.

Hockey Operations Staff

Kevin Hasselberg

Head Coach/GM

Kevin joined the Dragons for the 2017-18 season. A native of Duchess, AB, Kevin came to the Dragons from the Pensacola Ice Flyers of the Southern Professional Hockey Leagues (SPHL), where he was Head Coach/GM for the 2016-17 season. Before that, Kevin spent 5 years as the Head Coach/GM of the Battleford North Stars of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL). Kevin is currently the Dragons all-time franchise games coached leader and wins leader and has over 20 years of coaching experience within Junior A and professional hockey. In 2022, he surpassed the 1000th game coached mark at the Jr. A level! Kevin is a dedicated father and grandfather, with his family currently all residing throughout Alberta.

Kenton Levesque

Associate Coach

Kenton joined the Dragons coaching staff for the 2018-19 season. A former member of the Drumheller Dragons, Kenton played three seasons with the club and captained the team in his last season (2011-12). After junior, he played 4 seasons in the ACAC with the SAIT Trojans. Kenton is a skill development coach, previously working with P3 Sports in Cochrane, AB. Before joining the Dragons coaching staff, he also coached the AC Avalanche in the Alberta Minor Midget Hockey League. Kenton has proudly coached 7 seasons with the Dragons organization, helping lead the team to playoff births in every season.

Matt Tassone

Director of Player Personnel

Prior to his role with the Dragons, Matt had spent the past six seasons working as a coach for the Northern Alberta Xtreme U18 program, where he helped them win two Canadian Sport School Hockey League U18 Prep championships. Matt is also involved with the Edmonton Oil Kings of the WHL, helping as a skills coach and working in player development. Tassone also had a successful playing career, as he played in the WHL, ECHL and AHL, amassing over 196 games played in professional hockey. He was also a 6th round selection of the Dallas Stars in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. The Fort Saskatchewan native spent 5 seasons with the Swift Current Broncos of the WHL, putting up 119 points in 187 games played and was also an assistant captain in his last season. His most notable season in professional hockey was during the 2014-15 season with the Elmira Jackals of the ECHL, where he captained the team and had 28 points in 29 games played.

Adam Redmond

Assistant Coach

Rick Lobe

Assistant GM

Markus Beesley

Goalie Coach

Samantha Delsing

Athletic Therapist/Equipment Manager

Samantha is an Athletic Therapist who Graduated from Mount Royal University in 2021 with a Bachelor Degree in Heath and Education with a major in Athletic Therapy. Samantha has worked with the Mount Royal University Men’s Soccer Team and the SAIT Women’s Basketball Team during her practicums. She was responsible for the health and fitness of athletes at both SAIT and MRU who were Involved in a variety of sports. Samantha implemented return to play with a variety of injuries and helped to improve athlete’s physical success in their sports. In 2023, Samantha won a gold medal as the Athletic Therapist for Team Canada West at the 2023 World Jr. A Challenge.

Business Operations Staff

Jason Blanke

Game Day Announcer & Play-By-Play Radio Broadcaster

John Tavares

Broadcast & Digital Media Manager

Ronald Bell

HockeyTV Play-By-Play Announcer

Barry Pozzo

Head Off-Ice Official

Scouting Staff


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