Head Coach and General Manager Cody Campbell
Cody Campbell is entering his second season as Tauros Head Coach and General Manager.
A native of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Campbell, a goaltender, played four seasons in the USHL with the Fargo Force and Cedar Rapids Roughriders. From there he played three seasons for NCAA Division I Niagara University.
Immediately after his college career ended Campbell began a coaching career in the NAHL with the Odessa Jackalopes as their Goaltending Coach for the 2013-14 season. By the next season Campbell was promoted to Assistant Coach and Assistant General Manager. The next season Campbell served as the Assistant Coach for the Janesville Jets. In 2016-17 he started the season with his first Head Coaching job with the Colorado Springs Tigers 16U team before returning the Cedar Rapids as an Assistant in November. The next two seasons saw Campbell return to the Jackalopes, this time as Associate Head Coach.
Finally, Campbell has spent the last two seasons as the Head Coach of the Walpole Express in the EHL and a scout for the USHL’s Dubuque Fighting Saints. In his first season with Walpole Campbell earned EHL Coach of the Year honors.
Introducing Assistant Coach Kyle Sharkey
Kyle Sharkey, A native from Moore, Oklahoma, he played in the NAHL for the Topeka Roadrunners (now the Amarillo Wranglers) from 2010 to 2013; he is still the franchise all-time leading scorer with 129 career points on 55 goals and 74 assists in 159 games. From there he went on to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point where he played in three national championships games and eventually he became team captain and a National Champion.
After college Sharkey played four seasons for the Huntsville Havoc where they won two SPHL Championships before his final season ended abruptly due to the COVID shutdown.
"This is a great organization that has the players and staffs success at the forefront of every decision. The dedication of Mr. Porter, our players, the community, and our staff, is next level and I can’t wait to get the season started."
Goaltending Coach Wyatt Waselenchuk
A former Minot State assistant coach and player, Wyatt Waselenchuk takes over a Beaver men’s hockey program that has been one of the most prolific ACHA Division I teams in the country, over the last 10 years - including winning 2 national championships, 9 straight quarterfinal appearances, and 5 final fours.
Previously, Waselenchuk served as an assistant coach over the past five seasons. He is a native of Port Moody, British Columbia, and grew up playing his minor hockey in the Greater Vancouver area, before moving on to play in the BCHL with the Langley Chiefs and the SJHL with the Nipawin Hawks.
Coach Waselenchuk played for the Beavers from 2010-2014, which included being a part of the 2013 National Championship team. He became the first and only player in the team’s history to be named ACHA Division 1 Player of the Year, following the Beavers title run. Wyatt was also named a First-Team All-American in 2013 and a Second-Team All-American in 2014. Holding dual citizenship, he was chosen in his final season to represent Team USA at the World University Games in Trentino, Italy.
Wyatt has also been an assistant coach with the Minot Minotauros (NAHL) for the last 5 seasons and is the head goalie coach for the Minot Hockey Boosters youth hockey association.
Upon the end of Wyatt’s playing career in 2014, he immediately jumped into coaching, and specifically - goalie development. He is the owner and Co-Founder of GoalieCoaches, and spends his off-season running goalie camps throughout the Midwestern part of the United States and Canada.
Wyatt resides in Minot, with his wife Nora and son Jett.
Skills Coach Brian Bauman
Brian Bauman, a native of Matawan, New Jersey, Bauman was 1st Team ALL-State while playing for Christian Brother Academy. From there he moved on to play for the Metro Jets of the Central State Hockey League (which eventually became the NA3HL) and then played NCAA DIII hockey for SUNY-Brockport.
Upon graduating Bauman moved right into coaching, starting with Belle Tire Bantams in 2007 and eventually coming to Minot in 2014 to become the Director of the Minot Hockey Boosters Youth Program.
While running the MHB program Bauman has also served in multiple coaching roles with Team ND and worked as a scout for the Tauros and Sioux Falls Stampede of the USHL.