Team Personnel

Brian Maloney
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.

Cam Keith
Assistant Coach

Cam played hockey for the University of Alaska Fairbanks in the CCHA. The native of Nelson, British Columbia appeared in 144 games for the Nanooks, scoring 41 goals and 59 assists for 100 points. He graduated from Alaska Fairbanks in 2004 with a degree in business administration.

After graduation, Cam spent 9 seasons as a professional player in North America, Germany and Italy. In 2006 Cam was apart of the Kelly Cup Champion Alaska Aces in the ECHL.

Cam spent the 2014-16 hockey seasons as an assistant coach for the Cincinnati Cyclones NHL affiliate for the Nashville Predators. He went on as head coach for the Trail Smoke Eaters from 2016-2018 where he finished his Junior A playing career. Cam lead the Smoke Eaters to a 58-47 record with a 3rd round playoff appearance in 2018.

Brad Rihela
Assistant Coach

Brad played 4 years of Junior Hockey. (PJHL/BCHL) and is in his10th season coaching. His first coaching job was the Bantam AAA North Delta Sun Devils. He has worked with BC Hockey at the U15, U16, and U17 level both as a Head Coach and as an Assistant Coach.

He coached in the BCHL with the Prince George Spruce Kings in 2012-13.

Brad was Head Coach and Assistant GM of the Aldergrove Kodiaks of the PJHL from 2013-2015 winning the league championship in 2014 and being awarded Coach of the Year in 2015.

Spent the past 3 seasons working at the Yale Hockey Academy as the Bantam Prep Head Coach. Had 30+ players drafted into the WHL Bantam Draft. Won a CSSHL Championship in 2015-16. Also won the John Reid Memorial Championship that same season. Won the Rocky Mtn. Classic In Calgary the following season.

Was fortunate enough to be a part of the coaching staff during the RBC Cup run this past season and am privileged to be a part of this program going forward.

Grant Rollheiser
Goaltender Coach

Grant grew up in Chilliwack playing in the Chilliwack Minor Hockey Association before joining the Nelson Leafs (KIJHL) and the Trail Smoke Eaters in the BCHL. During his first season playing for the Smoke Eaters he accepted a scholarship to Boston University (BU), and was also selected by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 2008 NHL Draft. In his first year at BU Grant helped the Terriers win their 5th NCAA National Championship. After university Grant played 4 years of professional hockey in the ECHL before returning back to Chilliwack.

Grant is in his second season as the Chiefs Goaltending Coach and has also worked closely with Elite Goalies BC for the past 7 years.

 

Brian Pataffie
Athletic Therapist/Trainer

Beginning his 40th year working in hockey Brian has worked from Major Junior (8 years with the Ottawa 67’s) thru the American Hockey League (Halifax, Montreal Canadiens affiliate 2 years) Moncton and Saint John (6 years Calgary Flames affiliate) and in Salt Lake City of the International Hockey League with the Golden Eagles again a Calgary affiliate. Brian reach the hockey pinnacle spending 4 years in the NHL with the Calgary Flames leaving in 1998 and joining the newly formed Augusta GA Lynx in the ECHL during his five years in Augusta Brian and his wife Dawn welcomed their two children into the world son Dominic was born in 2000 and daughter Kelton in 2002.

In 2009 Brian had his first book published “Ice It Down A Look at Pro Hockey Through a Trainers Eyes” and currently he is working on his second book “Tales from The Bus” with an expected release date of May 2019.

A Motivational Speaker Brian loves speaking to schools and civic groups with his Anti Bullying message.

 

 

Moray Keith

Moray Keith is the President of the Dueck Auto Group, Dueck Chevrolet Cadillac Hummer Limited, Canada’s largest automobile dealership, located in Vancouver, Dueck Pontiac Buick GMC Limited in Downtown Vancouver, and Dueck Lansdowne Pontiac Buick Cadillac GMC in Richmond, BC.

In addition to being a proud owner of the BCHL Chilliwack Chiefs, he is the President of the Chiefs Development Group, which, in partnership with the City of Chilliwack, built and opened Prospera Centre in 2004. Moray was the Vice Chairman of the 2005 Grey Cup, and Co-Chair of the Marketing Committee for the 2006 World Jr. Hockey Tournament in Vancouver.

Moray lives in Tsawwassen with his wife, Pamela. They have two children, their son Greg, and their daughter Courtney.

Jim Bond

Jim Bond is President and CEO of Ventana Construction Corporation. Ventana is a successful General Contractor, working throughout western Canada doing commercial renovation and multi family projects with many repeat business clients, including Ballard Power, Rockey Mountaineer Vacations, GWL Realty Advisors, Dueck GM, Future Shop, Vancity, and Unimet.

Through Jim’s general love of life, he enjoys many outdoor activities such as skiing, golfing, horseback riding, biking, riding his Harley and of course hockey.

Heinz Hasselmann

Heinz was a part of the Chiefs ownership group prior to the team moving to Langley in 2006. Upon the Chiefs return to Chilliwack, he rejoined the ownership group in January of 2013.

Heinz Hasselmann immigrated to Canada from Germany in 1952 when he was 18 years old where he worked in the mines in Northern Ontario.  He moved to BC in 1954 and worked in a mine in Bralorne BC before moving to Burnaby and took a job as a foreman at McDonell Metals Manufacturing Limited, a small foundry in Burnaby BC.  In 1968 Heinz started up Century Pacific Foundry Limited.

Glen Ringdal
President – Director of Business Development

Glen has spent more than 25 years in professional sports marketing and administration. He is a former vice president of the Vancouver Canucks and president of the BC Lions. Glen is in his second year as the President and Director of Business Development with Prospera Centre and the Chilliwack Chiefs.

Barry Douglas
Marketing and Sales Manager

Barry has over 20 years of experience of working in the media and Junior Hockey in Chilliwack which included play by play with the Chiefs from 1995 to 2006. He is involved in various community events and groups which included being a member of the Board of Directors for Big Brothers/Big Sisters and coaching minor soccer and minor lacrosse. His son Darnell played for the Chiefs when they were in Langley. Away from the rink he enjoys spending time with Robynn, the kids and golfing.

Through Jim’s general love of life, he enjoys many outdoor activities such as skiing, golfing, horseback riding, biking, riding his Harley and of course hockey.

Andrea Laycock
Office Manager

Andrea was born and raised in Chilliwack and is an avid sports fan. Andrea is very active in the community as a soccer coach and as the Chair of the Chilliwack Football Club. When she’s not working Andrea can be found raising cancer awareness as well as enjoying playing golf, soccer, going to concerts and spending time with family and friends.