Karyn Bye

2023 Inductee
Karyn Bye was born and raised in River Falls where she played youth hockey in a generation where she needed to hide her gender to play, and, in fact, used her initials K.L. Bye as an identity, rather then her first name.

Sis Paulsen

2023 Inductee
Sis Paulsen was born and raised in Eau Claire. She played youth hockey for the Eau Claire Youth Hockey Association, and high school hockey for Eau Claire North High School.

Terry Watkins

2023 Inductee
Terry Watkins was born and raised in St. Paul, Minn., where he played youth hockey followed by high school hockey at Cretin High School.

Kelsey grew up in Elmhurst, Illinois and graduated from Hamilton College in upstate New York where lettered in hockey.

In the late 1940s, he started youth hockey programs on the outdoor rink near Lakewood School. In the early 1960s, he was instrumental in building the Madison Ice Arena now known as Hartmeyer Arena. This arena was a prime factor in the re birth of varsity hockey at the University of Wisconsin. Kelsey was also instrumental in starting the Madison Blue Line Club in 1963.

Kelsey
was a promoter of hockey in Madison and throughout the country. He was the publisher of the Hockey magazine that eventually evolved into the USA Hockey magazine of today.