Head Coach and General Manager Cody Campbell
Cody Campbell is entering his third 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 prior to coming to Minot 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.
Assistant Coach Tyler Ebner
Tyler Ebner joins the Tauros staff for the 2023-24 season. He comes to Minot after completing his first season behind the bench as an assistant coach with NCAA DIII Fredonia State last season. The Blue Devils went 7-18-0 while Ebner learned from the well respected Jeff Meredith who has been at the helm at Fredonia since 1988.
Prior to his coaching career Ebner played four years of college hockey at NCAA DIII Gustavus Adolphus. The La Crosse, WI, native is also an NAHL alum having played two seasons for the Coulee Region Chill (now the Chippewa Steel).
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.
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.