Brian Maloney – Head Coach & General Manager
The 2023-2024 season is Brian’s eight as a member of the Chiefs coaching staff. He spent two seasons as an 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.
Andrew Shaw – Associate Coach
This is Andrew’s fifth season as a member of the Chiefs’ coaching staff. He is responsible for developing the team’s defensemen and running the penalty kill.
Both Andrew and his wife, Kaitlyn, grew up in Chilliwack and recently welcomed their first child. Prior to joining the Chiefs, he studied at the University of Victoria and spent time playing junior hockey in the SJHL and KIJHL. Andrew got his start coaching in Chilliwack Minor Hockey in 2018 and remains heavily involved in developing young players from the Fraser Valley.
Jamie Jackson – Director of Player Development
Jamie Jackson joins the Chilliwack Chiefs for the 2023-24 season with an extensive coaching resume.
After years in the PJHL and the BCEHL, the Langley product joined the Coquitlam Express as an Assistant coach in 2018. Jackson has also served as Head Coach for Team BC at the WHL Cup in 2019 and 2021. In 2019, the team would earn a Bronze Medal, and in 2021 would win Gold. Jackson was also awarded the Development Award in 2019. He also has spent time with the Cowichan Valley Capitals and Edmonton Oil Kings organizations.
Along with working with Chiefs players, Jackson will lead the team’s development camps and the Junior Chiefs program.
Jackson, with his two children Walker and Isley and wife Christine, moved to Chilliwack several years ago and is excited to be even more involved in the hockey community here.
Adrian Presnilla, CAT(C), ATC – Athletic Therapist
Adrian is in his second season with the Chilliwack Chiefs. Before joining the club, he has worked with multiple levels of elite hockey teams and athletes such as the Hockey Alberta High-Performance Provincial Programs, Calgary Northstars Minor Hockey Association, Yale Hockey Academy, and other CSSHL Hockey Academies.
He also has professional sports experience working with the CFL’s Calgary Stampeder Football Club during their 2018-19 seasons and was a part of the 2018 106th Grey Cup Championship Team. The Abbotsford native completed his Bachelors of Science in Biology and Bachelors of Kinesiology in Exercise Science at UFV. He then made his way to Calgary to complete his post-graduate Advanced Certificate in Athletic Therapy at Mount Royal University. He is licensed in Athletic Therapy & Training in both Canada and the USA.
Outside the rink, he loves to travel, hike, play racquet sports, and spend time with his family.
Brian Gillespie – Assistant Trainer
Brian Gillespie serves as the Chilliwack Chiefs Assistant Trainer.
Gillespie is an extremely respected member of the Chilliwack sports community as a co-owner of Cheam Source for Sports. Known in the community for his generosity, he also is extremely active with Chilliwack Minor Hockey and Chilliwack Minor Baseball.
When not at a sporting event, Gillespie loves to spend time with his wife Stephanie and son Cohen.
Eric Williams – Goalie Consultant
Barry Douglas – Governor & Vice-President, Business Operations
With over 25 years experience in media and junior hockey, Barry Douglas leads the Chilliwack Chiefs’ marketing and sales and oversees the front office.
A volunteer coach for Chilliwack Minor Baseball, founding board member for the Chilliwack Sports Hall of Fame, and part owner of Champagne & Lace, Barry is well-known for his service to the league and the community.
Barry has been honoured with multiple Marketer of the Year Awards. As well as a Chilliwack Sport Community Hero in 2017 and in 2018 the Rotary Club of Chilliwack – Mt. Cheam named him an honourary Paul Harris Fellow.
When he’s not in the rink or on the field, Barry enjoys golfing, and spending time with his partner Robynn along with their children, grandchildren, and goldendoodle Scarlett.