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.
  • Jeff Kuklinski - 2014

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.  Following two years of hockey at UW-River Falls, he played semi-pro hockey for the Central Wisconsin Flyers and then the Waterloo Blackhawks.  In 1975, he began a 16-year career with the Mosinee Papermakers.  During that time, the Papermakers won two State Championships, and Jeff was twice voted Defensemen of the Year.  He also played in four All-Star Games and three National Tournaments.  In his last three years, he was the team’s player-coach.  He followed this with consecutive yearly appearances in the Badger State Winter Games, winning eight gold medals, three silvers and five bronze.  He also served as the Badger State Games Adult Coordinator for several years.

Like his brother Gary, Jeff Kuklinski helped with fund-raising and worked on many of the projects that resulted in what the Mosinee ice facility is today.  He coached in the youth program at all levels and served a number of terms on the Mosinee Youth Hockey Board, and two years as its president.  Jeff Kuklinski also served one term as a member of the WAHA Board of Directors.  Jeff is a self-employed contractor.  He and his wife Gayle have three children, Jocelyn, Brock and Chaylan.