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Humboldt Broncos Staff

Humboldt Broncos Coaching and Office Staff

Head Coach & G.M - Darcy Haugan

Darcy is entering his third year as Head Coach & General Manager of the Humboldt Broncos. He hails from Peace River, AB. Darcy and his wife Chirstina (Office Manager) have two boys, Carson & Jackson and have called Humboldt home since Christmas of 2015.

Darcy will be entering his 19th year as a coach. His previous stints were in Estevan as an assistant from 2000-2003 and held the Coach/GM role in Peace River from 2003-2015. Over the years Darcy's work ethic, passion for his players and his community have helped everyone involved reach new heights. 

In 2015, Darcy's dedication to the game earned him Hockey Alberta's prestigious Meritorious Award for contribution to the game of hockey. 

Assistant Coach - Mark Cross

Mark is from the small community of Strasbourg, SK. He is entering his first year of coaching in the SJHL. He spent last season as an assistant coach with the Lumsden/Bethune Midget AA hockey team. 
 
Before starting his coaching career, Mark spent five years playing at York University in the CIS. There he received his Kinesiology degree with a minor in business. 
 
Prior to his time spent playing at York University, Mark played three seasons with the Estevan bruins in the SJHL from 2008-2011.

Assistant General Manager - Jason Neville

Jason will be entering his third season as the Assistant GM of the Humboldt Broncos.

Before moving to the Broncos organization, Jason worked for the Drayton Valley Thunder of the AJHL for six years as their Southern Alberta Scout and eventually their Director of Player Personnel.

Previous to his position with Drayton Valley, Jason spent four years scouting for teams in the CIS and NCAA.

Athletic Therapist/Equipment Manager - Dayna Brons

 

Originally from Lake Lenore, SK, Dayna is a recent graduate from the University of Regina with a degree in Kinesiology and Health Studies. She also completed her Advanced Certificate in Athletic Therapy from Mount Royal University in Calgary. Dayna is excited to work with the Broncos and plans on keeping the players healthy and on the ice.

Office Manager - Christina Haugan

 

Christina is entering her first year with the Organization as of August 2016.  She was born and raised in Rosetown and is married to H.C & G.M Darcy Haugan.

We are extremely pleased to have her on our Team.  Her strong work ethic and friendly personality will make her a great fit.

Public Relations & Game Day Coordinator - Jocelyn Doetzel

Jocelyn is from Bruno, SK and joined the team in December of 2016. She is a recent graduate from the University of Regina, Jocelyn graduated with a Sports and Recreation Management Degree along with a Public Relations Certificate.

Assistant Coach & Business Manager - Chris Beaudry

Chris spent 6 seasons coaching the Naicam Senior team. He's been heavily involved with Sask First coaching at the male bantam and midget levels and with the female U16 team.

This past season Chris was the General Manager of the Carrot River Thunder Junior B team before joining the Mississauga Steelheads of the OHL as an analytics tracker.

Chris has dedicated much of his time to helping his local communities, serving on multiple boards including the Prairie North Co-Op board, the Humboldt Broncos board, the Sask Party Melfort and Kelvington constituency, multiple minor sport and rec boards and the Spalding Fire Department.

Chris, his wife, Richelle, and their two daughters, Emily and Sophie currently reside on a farm in St. Front. 

The Man Himself - Elgar Petersen


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Elgar has been with the Humboldt Broncos Organization for almost 40 years.  He currently resides in Cudworth and know that he is always listening. He is far and away the most beloved member of the Broncos Organization and will always be cherished for the many years of service!  Elgar was inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in July of 2015 in a great ceremony celebrated in the "House that Elgar Built".  Of course that being the Elgar Petersen Arena!