Tom Kuklinski

2014 Inductee
Tom Kuklinski, now of Hayward, grew up playing youth hockey in Mosinee, but, unlike them, Tom pursued hockey as a way of  life, in the form of coaching.  He played on nine State Championship youth teams, and participated in the 1965 National Bantam Tournament in Detroit.....

Jeff Kuklinski

2014 Inductee
Jeff Kuklinski, the youngest of the brothers carried on the family tradition of hockey including a number of State Championships at the youth level.  He was a member of the first varsity high school team in Mosinee and led the Indians twice to the WIAA State Tournament.....

Gary Kuklinski

2014 Inductee
Gary Kuklinski, along with his brothers, was raised in Mosinee where he played his youth hockey, contributing to State Championships at the Peewee and Bantam levels.  He went on to play for the Wisconsin Badgers under “Badger” Bob Johnson, winning a full scholarship after making the varsity lineup.

John Hack

2015 Inductee
John Hack was born, raised and spent his entire working life in Superior, and, by his own admission, came late to the party of ice hockey.  Though he comes from a basketball family, he was influenced into the Hockey Family by his brother, whose own son played amateur hockey in Spokane, Washington, and by friends in Superior, whose own children grew up in the Superior hockey tradition.

Joe Baldarotta

2015 Inductee
Joe Baldarotta is originally from Madison, and played youth hockey for the Westmoreland Hockey Club.  He played high school hockey at Madison West High School, from where he graduated in 1974.  Following college, Baldarotta returned to Madison West as an assistant coach.  He went on to be the head coach for four seasons, compiling a record of 59-25-2.

Steve Freeman

2016 Inductee
Steve Freeman was born and raised in New Brighton, Minn., where he played his youth hockey, followed by high school hockey at tradition-rich Irondale High School.  Following graduation, Freeman went on to play junior hockey with the Minneapolis Junior Bruins, and then on to UW-Stevens Point for college hockey.

Bill McCoshen

2016 Inductee
Bill McCoshen was born and raised in Superior.  He played youth hockey for the Superior Amateur Hockey Association, and was a starting defenseman for three years for the Superior Senior High School Spartan hockey team.  Each of those three years resulted in Superior competing in the WIAA High School Hockey Championship Game, ...
  • Wayne Caufield - 2011

Caufield is a native of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada.  He played junior hockey as the property of the Detroit Red Wings, with the Hamilton Red Wings and Goderich in the Ontario Junior Hockey League and for the Weyburn Red Wings in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League.  Caufield played and coached in the Eastern Hockey League from 1963-1970, and played for the Sault Ste. Marie Canadians while attending Algoma College in 1970 – 1972.      Caufield moved to Wisconsin in November 1972 to be a player/coach for the Milwaukee Admirals and played through the 1976-1977 season.  As an assistant coach in the 1976-1977 season, the Admirals were the USHL champions.  During this period, Caufield became involved with Milwaukee SHAW, where his son began playing in 1973.  For the next 16 years, Caufield coached both house and travel teams from mites through high school, and won the State Tournaments in 1984 for high school and 1986 for midgets.  During this time, Caufield conducted annual hockey clinics for more than 25 years at State Fair Park and Wilson Park Arenas. While continuing to play as an adult in the Men’s Metro Milwaukee Hockey Association, Caufield also coached the Milwaukee Flyers Hockey Club in 1988-89.  In 1989, he became the association coach for Pius XI High school and continued through the 1992-93 season.

Caufield continues to follow and support youth hockey, and for  the past 10 years, he has been an active  member of the Greendale Lions Club as a board member and volunteer..

Caufield and his wife Eileen have two sons, Paul (Kelly) and Ryan (Rhiannon), and five grandchildren.