Dan Wildfong, Fort Worth Brahmas
Head Coach/Director of Hockey Operations
Dan Wildfong made the transition from athlete to coach in the Central Hockey League when he took the position as Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations for the Texas Brahmas during the 2007-08 campaign. In his second season behind the bench, Wildfong was able to lead the Brahmas to their first Championship.
During Wildfongs eight years of playing professional hockey, he racked up an incredible résumé and reputation. In six seasons (353 games) in the CHL with the Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs, he recorded 359 points (152 goals, 207 assists). He will remain notorious in the CHL with his contribution of penalty minutes, where he is currently second in the league with a combined 1,970 career penalty minutes.
Wildfong contributed to the playoffs in five CHL seasons recording 40 points (18 goals, 22 assists) and 228 penalty minutes for the Mudbugs.
Wildfong remains Bossier Shreveports franchise all-time leading scorer. During his stint with the Mudbugs, Wildfong was Captain for two seasons and was a player assistant for three seasons. He was also selected as Best Leader during his last three seasons of play.
The Brahmas coach has also found success at a competitive level as he won two WPHL championships. Wildfong was named twice as a finalist for the CHL MVP. In recognition of his outstanding play, he played in three CHL All-Star games. Prior to playing hockey professionally, Wildfong played at Colgate University in the NCAA for four years.