Brian Wiebe – Owner and Editor-in-Chief, @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 Program Head and instructor in the BC Institute of Technology Radio Arts & Entertainment Program in Burnaby.
Chris Keck – @CK885
Chris has been involved in the game of hockey his entire life, from playing, to coaching, to officiating junior hockey. He is now taking a step back and expressing my passion for the game through sports writing, where he looks forward to doing great things with the BCHLNetwork team!
Clifford Hofferd – @CHofferd
Clifford went to school in the Victoria area but currently lives in Prince George and is an avid fan of hockey at all levels. His alma mater is UNBC, having graduated in 2015. He follows the Spruce Kings, the Western Hockey League’s Prince George Cougars, and the Vancouver Canucks.
Eric Clarke – @Eric_mascot93
Eric has been a hockey fan for his entire life, following it from junior B to the NHL to former Chilliwack Chiefs players in Europe and coaching. He’s watched the Chiefs for 22 years. Before he came on board with the BCHLNetwork, he was the Chiefs’ mascot for two seasons, the first as Chief Wannawin and the second as the very first Belle. He was part of the team that won the 2018 national championship. In his spare time, Eric draws and plays darts.
Paul Figler – Co-founder, @Paul_Figler
Paul has been involved with hockey since he could put skates on his feet and junior hockey became a passion for him when he moved to Red Deer in 2012.
Robin Wark – @SportsWriter33
Robin grew up playing street hockey in Manitoba winters. A former high school volleyball and basketball player, he has been a beat writer covering hockey teams at the high school, U18 AAA, Junior B, Junior A, and WHL levels. Robin enjoys shining a light on the BCHL’s players, examining their journey to the league, and writing about where they plan to their next strides on the ice.