Brian was a member of the great Carman Goldeyes Junior and Senior dynasties of the 1970s and 1980s. He was also a member of the Redboine All-Stars, which won the Western Canada Senior Championship in Nanaimo, British Columbia in 1978. Brian was an outstanding batter, fielder, pitcher, competitor, and leader. He played 1st or 3rd base when not pitching and was a feared batter for both average and power. Brian also enjoyed a successful professional hockey career after being drafted by the Boston Bruins in 1972.