Tyler Drader joined the Mustangs in December of 2016 and has been passionately coaching hockey since 2001.
As the Head Coach of the CNHA Northstars in 2014-2015, Tyler proudly tripled the amount of wins from the previous season. Prior to that, he was the Head Coach of the CBHA Bisons, where he helped lead the Bisons to Provincial Finals, a Provincial Championship and a Western Canadian Championship Final. Over the course of his five year tenure with the Bisons, Tyler had over 30 of his players drafted in the WHL draft, seven of whom were first round picks. He has fostered development of players that have gone on to the WHL, NCAA & Pro hockey. He has been a Head Coach of several different programs including Team Canada West that played in the 2013 Chowder Cup in Boston, MA.
Tyler was named Head Coach of the Calgary North team for the 2013 ATB Alberta Cup, where his team finished with a silver medal. Tyler was also the Director of Hockey Operations for the Jr Hitmen spring program.
Off the ice, he works for RBC as a mortgage specialist and enjoys spending time with his wife Jill, and their two boys Jake & Cooper.
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