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Front Office Staff

Nathan Lieuwen Majority Owner and President
Nathan is the orchestrator behind bringing the Cranbrook Bucks to life and continues at the reigns as team president. Nathan played professional hockey as a goaltender for 5 years from 2012-2017, including playing in the NHL for the Buffalo Sabres. Nathan also played 5 years of Junior hockey, playing 1 year in the BCHL and 4 years in Cranbrook.  Nathan retired from professional hockey at the age of 25 where he then began goalie coaching in Cranbrook.  Nathan lives in Cranbrook with his wife Breanne and their son Wesley and their daughter Oaklynn.


Don MacMillan Sales and Marketing Director
Don was a big part of the team’s start-up and continues as director of sales and marketing. Don has plenty of experience working in hockey environments and wants nothing more than to see hockey thrive in Cranbrook. Don lives in Cranbrook with his wife Kerri.


Ben Lieuwen Director of Media Operations
Ben joined the Bucks in September of 2020 to begin his broadcasting career in Cranbrook. In addition to broadcast operations, Ben is also responsible for the Bucks’ online presence, including web, social media, and visual marketing.


Allie Whittingham Billet Coordinator