On-Air Personalities

CHBN On-Air Contributors

Ryan Paul

Founder of CHBN
Ryan founded the Chaska Basketball Report, and proceeded to create the Chaska Hawks Broadcast Network. 
Ryan is also lead Play-by-Play for Hawks Basketball. Addie is Ryan's assistant.

Taylor Hansen

CHBN Hockey and CHBN Images
Taylor joined CHBN in the 2016-17 season as a hockey commentator. He still commentates hockey, as well as contributes to CHBN Images.

Colin Jacobsen

CHBN Hockey
Colin began at CHBN in 2016-17 and contributed to hockey broadcasts. He now is the head of CHBN hockey, and when not playing varsity, commentates hockey games.

Eric Kraushar

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 when he can.

Behind The Scenes

CHBN Production Staff

Max Hanninen

Lead Producer, CHBN Basketball; CHBN Images
Max is new to the CHBN for this season and will mainly devote his time to producing the broadcasts for CHBN basketball. Max has recently begun to contribute to CHBN Images.

Danny Johnson

Camera Operator, Basketball

Danny is in his first year with CHBN and is behind the camera for basketball games, primarily the road games. 

Jack Archer

Producer, CHBN Basketball

Jack is in his first year with CHBN and is currently a producer for basketball games. 

Nolan Hansen

Producer, CHBN Basketball

Nolan's first year with CHBN is behind the computer doing production at basketball events.

Owen Manthe


Owen is currently the graphics creator for the CHBN and is responsible for the graphic design of images on Twitter and other sources.

Interested in joining our team?  Contact us using the information on the "The Story" page above.