Dean Whitney has been introduced as the first General Manager and Head Coach in team history. Dean comes to Gibbons after serving last season as the coach and general manager of the expansion Fox Creek Ice Kings of the GMHL. A native of Fort Saskatchewan, Dean played his minor hockey with the Fort Saskatchewan Rangers before moving onto a junior and professional career. He has over 15 years of of high level coaching experience and has helped advance over 50 players to college and professional hockey. Coach Whitney comes from a very successful hockey family including his brother Ray who was an NHL All Star and Stanley Cup Champion and his father Floyd who was a long time member of the Edmonton Oilers organization.