by Brian Stanton

The Timbermen are proud to announce the addition of Brian Nikula to the coaching staff for the 2016 season. Brian brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to the association and is very excited to be working alongside Kaleb Toth and Dave Bremner.

Brian was the 1st overall pick in the 1987 WLA draft from the JR Salmonbellies and went on to earn the Ed Bayley Memorial Trophy as rookie of the year and made the 1st All-Star Team. Brian has won a Mann Cup with the New Westminister Salmonbellies.

He played 5 years of pro lacrosse for the Buffalo Turbos, Pittsburgh Bulls, and the Buffalo Bandits.

Brian was a member of the Canadian National Field Lacrosse team that competed in the 1990 World Championships. He was a two time All USILA midfielder while playing for the two time USILA US National Field Champion Mt. Washington Lacrosse Club in Baltimore Maryland.