Head Coach / General Manager
The 2018-19 season is Brian’s second as a member of the Chiefs coaching staff. He spent the previous season as a part time assistant coach before taking over as full time Associate Head Coach and Associate General Manager. On May 3, 2018 he was named Head Coach and General Manager.
Brian spent a season and a half in a Chiefs uniform after joining the team on January 10, 1997. In 87 regular season games with the Chiefs, he scored 44 goals and added 87 assists. In his final season he served as the team’s captain and led the Chiefs to their second appearance the BCHL Final, where they fell in five games to the Vernon Vipers.
After accepting a four year scholarship to Michigan State University, Maloney played pro hockey in various locations for 11 seasons, including stops in the American Hockey League with Binghamton and Chicago. He retired as a player after the 2013-14 season, his seventh in Germany.
Strength and Conditioning Coach
Skill Development Coach
Paul Nicolls professional experience in hockey includes seven years as both a player and referee. Paul also has 14 years experience working as a personal sports trainer for numerous professional and amateur hockey players.Paul’s career as a player took him through Canadian Under 18 Program, the BCHL including the Chiefs, WHL, CIAU, RHI, and NCAA, where he signed a Letter of Intent to Northern Michigan.