Contributors

Brian Wiebe – Co-founder & Managing Editor, @Brian_Wiebe

Brian’s been involved in the BCHL in a variety of capacities for 17 years. From 2002 to 2012, he served in several roles around the Merritt Centennials organization, including as team president, board member, beat writer, colour commentator, webmaster, media and communications coordinator and marketing assistant.

He’s been writing about the BCHL since 2008 and served as colour commentator on the TSN 1040 broadcasts in 2012-13. BCHLNetwork is one of Brian’s many passion projects that he balances around his full-time job as an instructor in the Broadcast and Media Communications Department at BCIT in Burnaby.

Catherine Garrett – Surrey Eagles Beat, @cath_garrett

Catherine Garrett is a 2019 BCIT Journalism graduate currently living in Vancouver. She is the current Colour Commentator for the White Rock Whalers, and has previously worked with the Richmond Sockeyes. She has called games for the SFU Men’s hockey team and was the team writer for the UVic men’s hockey team. Outside of her passion for all things hockey, she is a competitive spoken word poet, and has represented Vancouver and Victoria 5 times on the national stage. She is excited to be covering the Surrey Eagles for BCHLNetwork.

David Quadrelli – Coquitlam Express Beat, @QuadreIli

Site Expert at The Canuck Way, BCIT Broadcast and Digital Journalism student. Excited to cover the Coquitlam Express.

Josh Sales – Victoria Grizzlies Beat, @JoshSalesBCHL

Hooked on hockey after watching his first game at only 3 weeks old, Josh is excited to write about the next wave of professional hockey players coming through Victoria and the BCHL

Mckenzie Guardiero – Langley Rivermen Beat, @ MacGuardiero

Former scout, coach & junior hockey player.
My friends would call me Bob Mckenzie Jr because i would annoy them with random stats.
Love the game & the lifestyle.

Rob Squires – Trail Smoke Eaters Beat, @kootenayrob

A West Kootenay resident and lifelong hockey fan, Rob joined the historic Trail Smoke Eaters as the colour commentator for the 19/20 BCHL season. Rob is also the voice of the Selkirk College Saints of the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League, joining the broadcast in 2017/18.

Jesse Phillips – Co-founder & CTO, @jessephil

Jesse is passionate about hockey and grew up in Kamloops, BC cheering for the Blazers. He jumped ship and sported his Cougar’s jersey in seasons ticket seats in Prince George, BC for several years. But he is back in Kamloops and sharing his passion for the Blazers with his two sons. He played and reffed hockey for many years and is excited to bring together his love for the game and skills for web development.

Paul Figler – Co-founder, CEO, @Paul_Figler

Paul has been involved with hockey since he could put skates on his feet. The Western Hockey League became a passion for him when he moved to Red Deer in 2012. DUBNetwork is one of many passion projects Paul has, he’s currently working on his degree in Business Management.