Al Deming

2019 Inductee
Al Deming was born and raised in Guilford, New York.  After graduation from Cornell University in 1972, he moved to Wisconsin.  In 1978, a job change resulted in Deming’s move to Waupun,

Brianna Decker

2019 Inductee
Brianna Decker was born and raised in Dousman.  She played youth hockey for the Waukesha Youth Hockey Association, before moving on to play with the Madison Capitols Girls team from 1999-2005.

Bob Normand

2019 Inductee
Bob Normand was born, raised and spent his entire life and career in Chippewa Falls.  Though hockey was not played as an organized sport in Chippewa Falls until he graduated from high school, he became involved with the youth hockey program as soon as his children began to play for the youth association.

Terry Klay

2019 Inductee
Terry Klay was born and raised in one of the legendary homes of Minnesota Hockey, International Falls, and played youth hockey in that community.  After graduating from high school, Klay served four years in the United States Navy.  Following his military service, Klay played one year of college hockey at UW-River Falls.
  • Gary Kuklinski - 2014

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.  He played for the semi-pro Central Wisconsin Flyers for one season, and for the Mosinee Papermakers for 13 years where he helped win three state tournaments and numerous league titles.  He then went on to play no-check hockey for more than 20 years. 

Gary Kuklinski’s coaching career included all levels from Mites to Bantams and two years as the Mosinee High School head coach.  He has served both as the head coach and assistant coach for the Papermakers since 1995 helping them to six league titles, four league tournaments and two national championships.  He has returned to his roots and is working on the next generation as he coaches Learn to Skate and Mini-Mites and plans to continue in that role as long as he can.  He has spent numerous hours as a volunteer helping to develop the arena in Mosinee.  Gary is a self-employed contractor.  He and his wife Susan have three children, Keith, Kurt and Kevin.