Bruce Bell
Head Coach /Director of Hockey
Bruce was drafted in the 52nd overall by the Quebec Nordiques in 1984. Following his inaugural season, Bruce was named to the NHL All Rookie Team along with goaltender Steve Penney, fellow defenseman Chris Chelios, and forwards, Tomas Sandstrom, Warren Young and Mario Lemieux. During his 17 years in professional hockey, he played in 850 games, scored 124 goals, and collected 457 assists for a total of 581 points. He played in 243 NHL games scoring 15 goals and collecting 69 assists. In 1991 Bruce was named the Cape Breton Oilers President Trophy winner. He was also recognized as an OHL, AHL, and CHL All-Star. Louis Blues, New York Rangers, and Edmonton Oilers, for the Quebec Nordiques, St. As significant as his on-ice success as a player is Bruce’s commitment to the development of young people as hockey players and citizens. He has operated the Bruce Bell Hockey School for 16 years and has served as he Hockey Academy Director for Kate Andrews High School and R.I. Baker Middle School since 2007. He is also the Program Director for the AAA Foothills Elite Summer Hockey Program and serves as a coach / mentor with the Taber Golden Suns organization in Taber, Alberta. Bruce has coached at many levels of hockey including the European League, numerous minor leagues, the Alberta Junior Hockey league, Canadian University, as well as AA, and AAA levels of Minor Hockey. Bruce has also played for 5 different Stanley Cup winning coaches. Bruce states, “I look forward to working hand in hand with the student athletes, their families, Warner School and the Division while representing each of them in a professional manner. I have the utmost respect for the Village of Warner and greater rural community that surrounds the school. I am well aware how much the town has done for this program to be a success and I want all to know I realise it takes a collaborative partnership to succeed.” Bruce and his wife Darby have three children.
Amanda Bergen Henengouwen
Athletic Therapist /Administrative Assistant
This is Amanda's fourth year working with Warner Hockey School. This season Amanda will be performing double duty as both the team Athletic Therapist as well as the Administrative Assistant for the program. She graduated from the University of Lethbridge in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and Biology. Amanda then graduated from the Athletic Therapy program at Mount Royal University in 2012. She completed her Canadian Athletic Therapists Association National Certification Exam in November. She has experience working with teams such as the University of Lethbridge Pronghorn’s Women’s Basketball, Calgary Bantam and Midget Football, Men’s Rugby, and Minor Midget AAA hockey. She currently lives in Lethbridge. Warner Hockey School is privileged to have Amanda on staff for the 2014/2015 season! Amanda enjoys to travel lots on all the free-time she gets, especially to Cuba.
Bob Heppler
Equipment Manager
Bob, a longtime Warner resident and local farmer will once again be fulfilling his duties as Warner Hockey School's Equipment Manager. He will continue with his many duties including keeping the girl's jerseys, socks, and other equipment smelling fresh and assisting in maintaining the dressing room. Bob is also the number one skate sharpener for the team, and knows just how each player likes her edges kept. This is Bob's eighth year working for the Warner Hockey School, Bob's wife Hazel is happy that the hockey school keeps Bob out of her hair!
Garth Mouland
Career Counsellor