Aldergrove Minor Hockey - Director of Hockey Operations
July 3, 2019
Aldergrove Minor Hockey is very pleased to announce the appointment of Brad Rihela to the
position of Director of Hockey Operations for the upcoming season. Brad is an Aldergrove
Bruins alumnus who embodies all the core values that AMHA is looking for in its coaches and
players. He often speaks fondly of is playing days in Aldergrove and is excited to be taking on a
larger role within the association.
Brad’s primary responsibilities will be the overall strategic direction of Aldergrove Minor
Hockey. This includes the development of coaches and players, administration of our hockey
program at all levels; evolution and expansion of the program.
Brad has been coaching at a variety of levels over the past decade, ranging from Bantam to
Junior. More recently Brad is a member of the Chilliwack Chiefs as an Associate Coach and
Assistant General Manager, prior to that he spent 3 seasons coaching the Bantam prep program
at Yale Academy. Before he joined Yale and the CSSHL, Brad was the Head Coach and Assistant General
Manager of the Aldergrove Kodiaks, a Junior B program in the Pacific Junior Hockey League (PJHL). In his
first year as Head Coach, the Kodiaks claimed the PJHL title. In the 2014-15 season he was named the
PJHL Coach of the Year.
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