Hershey Bears Locker Room

Hockey Operations Staff

Meet the Team

Get to know the power behind the Hershey Bears bench.

Bryan Helmer

Vice President of Hockey Operations: Bryan Helmer

Bryan Helmer was named Hershey's Vice President of Hockey Operations in July 2016, moving to the front office after spending time as a player and assistant coach with the Bears during his Hall of Fame career.

Spencer Carbery

Head Coach: Spencer Carbery

Spencer Carbery was named the 26th head coach in franchise history on Jun. 26, 2018. In his first season at the helm, he guided Hershey to a franchise record 17-game point streak, and an appearance in the Calder Cup Playoffs.

Patrick Weller

Assistant Coach: Patrick Wellar

Patrick Wellar returned to Hershey as an assistant coach ahead of the 2018-19 season after playing parts of six seasons with the Bears from 2008-2014.

Mike Eastwood

Assistant Coach: Scott Allen

Scott Allen joined the Hershey Bears as an assistant coach in August 2019. He brings over 20 years of NHL, AHL, and ECHL coaching experience to Hershey.

Alex Westlund

Associate Goaltending Coach: Alex Westlund

Alex Westlund joined the Bears in August 2017 and serves as the team’s Associate Goaltending Coach

Mike King

Video Coach: Jared Elenberger

Jared Elenberger joined the Bears as a video coach in August 2019. He returned to the Washington Capitals organization after being part of the club's championship in 2018.

Dan Stuck

Manager of Wellness and Team Affairs: Dan "Beaker" Stuck

Dan "Beaker" Stuck serves as the Bears Manager of Wellness and Team Affairs, a role he moved into in 2018 after serving as the team's Head Trainer since 1985.

Murphy Luatua

Head Athletic Trainer: Murphy Luatua

Murphy Luatua, ATC has worked with the Bears full-time since 2016, and has served as the club’s Head Athletic Trainer since 2018.

Brian Riedel

Assistant Athletic Trainer: Brian Riedel

Brian Riedel joined the Hershey Bears as assistant athletic trainer in Sept. 2019.

Mike Wagner

Strength & Conditioning Coach: Mike Wagner

Mike Wagner joined the Bears in 2016 as the club’s Strength and Conditioning Coach. He oversees the team's weight room, player workouts, and conditioning of all players.

Josh Carter

Head Equipment Manager: Josh Carter

Josh Carter has served as the Head Equipment Manager of the Hershey Bears since 2014.

Dillon Filepas

Assistant Equipment Manager: Dillon Filepas

Dillon Filepas joined the Chocolate and White as an Assistant Equipment Manager in 2017 after previously working with the Bears from 2008-12.

device iconDownload the Applocation pin iconGet Directions