On-Air Personalities

CHBN On-Air Contributors

Ryan Paul

Founder of Chaska Hawks Broadcast Network
Ryan founded the Chaska Basketball Report, and proceeded to create the Chaska Hawks Broadcast Network. Ryan was the lead Play-by-Play commentator for Hawks Basketball and Hockey when he was able. Ryan graduated from Chaska in 2019 and currently works full time at Hazeltine National Golf Club in the Turf Management Department. 

Taylor Hansen

Lead Hockey Commentator
CHBN Productions Editor
Taylor joined CHBN in the 2016-17 season as a hockey commentator. During his time with CHBN, he continued to commentate hockey, while contributing to CHBN Images and CHBN Productions. Taylor graduated from Chaska in 2019 and now attends Grand Canyon University in AZ where he is studying sports media.

Greg Erickson

Commentator
CHBN Hockey and Baseball
Greg has been around Chaska hockey for nearly a decade as the arena PA announcer. In 2017, he joined the CHBN team as an analyst for select hockey games. In 2018, Greg was the lead play-by-play commentator for a few hockey games as well. 
Greg can also be heard as the PA announcer for 2020 Chaska Football games.

Eric Kraushar

Chaska Herald Sports Editor, 
CHBN Contributor
Eric is the sports editor at the Chaska Herald and other SW Metro Newspapers. Eric covers 5 schools in the area, and joins the broadcast crew for color commentary and analysis when he can.
Eric, a proud graduate of St. Paul Highland Park High School and Hamline University,  lives in the southeast metro with his family.

Colin Jacobsen

Commentator
CHBN Hockey and Baseball
Colin began with CHBN in 2016 as a hockey commentator. A 2018 graduate of Chaska HS, Colin now attends the University of Minnesota Twin Cities and is a student manager for the men's hockey team. 
Colin returned to call games as he was able following his graduation from Chaska.

Behind The Scenes

CHBN Production Staff

Max Hanninen

Producer, Basketball
Max joined CHBN in 2017 and was the lead basketball producer that season. Max was also a contributor to CHBN Images. Max graduated from Chaska in 2019 and now attends the University of St. Thomas.

Danny Johnson

Lead Camera, Basketball
Danny joined CHBN in 2017 and is behind the camera for basketball games, primarily the road games.  
A 2018 graduate of Chaska HS, Danny currently attends the University of St. Thomas 

Landon Vergin

Producer, Basketball
Landon joined CHBN in 2018 and spent his time as a CHBN basketball live game producer. 
Landon graduated from Chaska in 2020 and currently attends the University of St. Thomas.

Nolan Hansen

Producer, Basketball
Nolan began with CHBN in 2017 and was behind the computer doing production at basketball events. Nolan graduated from Chaska in 2019 and now attends the University of Minnesota Twin Cities.

Alec Hatelstead

Camera Operator, Basketball
Alec joined CHBN in 2018 and was the camera operator for most basketball games. Alec graduated from Chaska in 2019 and now attends the University of Wisconsin Stout.

Additional Production Staff

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Andrew Neuman

Camera Operator
Andrew began with CHBN in 2018 and handles both production and camera duties for basketball and hockey.
 Andrew graduated from Chaska in 2019 and now attends Gustavus Adolphus College.

Dylan Brazil

Camera Operator, Hockey
Dylan started with CHBN in winter 2018 and is a camera operator for Chaska Hawks hockey games. Dylan graduated from Chaska in 2019 and now attends Iowa State University.

Jack Archer

Producer, Basketball
Jack came on at CHBN in 2017 and began as a producer for basketball games. Jack also handles stats for select broadcasts. Jack graduated from Chaska in 2018 and studies at the University of Minnesota.

Justin Bach

Camera Operator, Basketball
Justin was a camera operator for CHBN basketball. He was also a three-sport varsity captain for Hockey, Baseball, and Football. Justin graduated from Chaska in 2019 and now attends the University of Wisconsin Madison.

Bryce Hansen

Camera Operator, Hockey
Bryce is on the JV hockey team at Chaska. He joined CHBN in 2018 as a camera operator for the varsity hockey games. Bryce will graduate from Chaska High School in 2021.


Updated January 2020