WHERE WE PLAY
The Lone Star Brahmas play at the NYTEX Sports Centre in North Richland Hills, Texas. The facility boasts two sheets of ice, an attached restaurant, an area for dry land training, and more! As an added benefit, the same ownership group owns the team and the facility, meaning that you will be guaranteed ice time for practices and games - something that not all teams can say. Away from the rink, Brahmas are well-taken care of. Players have access to professional massage and cryotherapy sessions, year-round golf privileges, and a top-of-the-line gym.
North Richland Hills is located in a bustling metropolitan area. Dallas, Fort Worth, and Arlington are all just short drives away. In addition, both D/FW International Airport and Dallas Love Field Airport are conveniently close. This means ease of travel for you, your family, and yes, scouts. In fact, the NYTEX Sports Centre is one of the most popular destinations in the NAHL South Division for scouts. The excellent quality of our HD camera feed during games also means more eyes on our players.
A TRADITION OF SUCCESS
In just five years as a member of the NAHL, the Lone Star Brahmas have already established themselves as one of the top teams in the league.
- 2017 Robertson Cup Champions
- Two-time South Division Regular Season Champions
- Two-time South Division Postseason Champions
- Two NHL Draft Picks (Jake Kupsky 2014-15, Cameron Clarke 2015-16)
- Five players recognized by NHL Central Scouting
- One NAHL Coach of the Year (Head Coach Dan Wildfong 2014-15)
- One NAHL Most Valuable Player (Sebastian Vidmar 2014-15)
- One NAHL Forward of the Year (Sebastian Vidmar 2014-15)
- One NAHL Defenseman of the Year (Cameron Clarke 2015-16)
- One NAHL Vaughn Goaltender of the Year (Mitchell Gibson 2017-18)
- One NAHL Rookie of the Year (Mitchell Gibson 2017-18)
In addition to individual player awards, the Brahmas have also been honored as the NAHL Organization of the Year and pride themselves on advancing players to the next level.
An elite coaching staff
Head Coach Dan Wildfong has been behind the bench for the Brahmas organization since 2007. He made the transition from the Central Hockey League to the NAHL with the Brahmas organization in the 2013-14 season and boasts a .668 win percentage in five years in the NAHL. He has led the team to a playoff appearance in every year but the first. He also has numerous connections around the hockey world and has been very successful in moving his players on to the next level.
Assistant Coach Justin Hale is coming off his first season with the Brahmas. A goalie and defense specialist, Hale worked all year with the NAHL Goaltender of the Year, Mitchell Gibson. Prior to joining the Brahmas, Hale was an Assistant Coach, Video Coordinator, and Goalie Coach at Bemidji State University, where he helped lead the team to a WCHA title and worked alongside goaltender Michael Bitzer, a finalist for both the Hobey Baker and Mike Richter Awards.
Contact Head Coach Dan Wildfong at firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Assistant Coach Justin Hale at email@example.com
Every year, the Brahmas host several camps during the offseason. Stay updated with our upcoming camps by following the link below.
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