Bethel hires Klaren, Fisher, Stumpf as new assistant coaches

Bethel announced recently three new assistants for the Royals’ men’s team.

Nick Klaren, Tim Fisher and Thomas Stumpf will join Bethel for the 2014-15 season.

Klaren, who will focus primarily on the Royals’ defenseman, played one year in the United States Hockey League, two in the North American Hockey League and then after playing at Wisconsin-Stout, serving as team captain his senior year, spent time in the Central Hockey League, ECHL and Southern Professional Hockey League.

Fisher has been a goaltenders coach since 2009, both at the high school level and in a training venue with Premier Goaltender Development, and is a former collegiate player with St. Thomas.

Stumpf, who will be both the forwards coach and the recruiting coordinator, was most recently a five-year assistant with the St. Olaf women’s team.