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Tyler Steel

Tyler did most of his growing up in Vernon, BC and played minor hockey throughout the Interior. At 16 he made the Sicamous Eagles in the KIJHL, posting a 12-5-0 record. He then played three seasons in the BCHL for the Merritt Centennials, playing in over 100 regular season games and posting a 48-44-0 record. He was awarded the team's MVP award in his third season and also landed himself on the Interior All-Star team. He then moved on to the Brown University Bears (NCAA Div. 1, ECAC) where he played three seasons before turning pro and signing with the Huntsville Havoc of the SPHL. Tyler finished his playing career playing for the Rosetown Redwings, where they hosted the Allan Cup, and he posted the league's best goals against average. With an Ivy League undergraduate degree completed, Tyler is now a fulltime career firefighter as well as the owner of Steel Training Co. Tyler has been a goalie coach for 5 years and has experience coaching in the BCHL.

Brandon Underwood

Brandon is from California where he played minor hockey before coming to Canada to play in the WHL at 16 years old. Brandon played five seasons as a defenseman in the WHL, splitting his time between the Kamloops Blazers, the Regina Pats, and the Red Deer Rebels. In Brandon's 272 career WHL games he had 40 points, while racking up 446 penalty minutes. Brandon then finished his playing days at the University of British Columbia while earning his undergraduate degree in kinesiology. In Brandon's final season, 2016-17 an injury finished his playing career and he finished the year as an assistant coach for the team. Brandon is now a career firefighter and coaches hockey on the side.

Brett Roulston

Brett grew up and played minor hockey in Whitehorse, Yukon. Brett moved away from home at a young age to play Major Midget for the Cariboo Cougars for two seasons, missing an entire season due to a slipped disc and stress fractures in his back. Brett battled back from his injuries and made the Prince George Cougars of the WHL for two seasons, lacing up for 105 games, scoring 9 goals and 10 assists with 102 penalty minutes. Brett then finished his playing career with the Nanaimo Clippers of the BCHL, where he was an assistant captain, scoring 37 points in 58 games. Brett finished his playing career with the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns of the CIS before moving on to pursue his career as a career firefighter. 

Kristian Stead

Kristian grew up and played minor hockey in Merritt, BC. At 17, Kristian made the 100 Mile House Wranglers of the KIJHL, playing 72 games over two seasons. He then took his talents to the SJHL, backstopping the Nipawin Hawks for two seasons, posting an impressive 56-24-5 record with 8 shutouts. In his second season with Nipawin, Kristian won the CJHL Top Goaltender, the SJHL MVP and Top Goaltender. Kristian then  received a scholarship to play for the University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves (NCAA Div.1, WCHA), where he played four seasons. He is currently in his first professional season where he has split time with the Knoxville Ice Bears of the SPHL and the South Carolina Stingrays of the ECHL.

Chase Cooke

Chase grew up in Merritt, BC and played his minor hockey in Merritt and Kamloops. He signed as a 16 year old with the Princeton Posse of the KIJHL. Chase played 29 games with the Posse, tallying 15 points, before getting called up and finishing the season with the Merritt Centennials of the BCHL. Chase is currently in his third season with the Centennials ,where he has played 72 games at both forward and defense. Chase is also a fitness coach at Persistence Training Center, where he specializes in hockey specific training.


Talon Zakall

Talon Grew up and played his minor hockey in Merritt, BC. He then took his talents to the Yale Hockey academy before signing with the Merritt Centennials of the BCHL at 16 years old. Talon played three full seasons with the Centennials before moving on to the Vernon Vipers partway through his fourth season. Talon is currently in his fourth season in the BCHL where he has tallied 14 goals and 51 assists in 146 games played as a defenseman. He has committed to play NCAA Division 1 college hockey at Dartmouth College where he will lace up next season for the Big Green.

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