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, ...

Tim Coghlin

2017 Inductee
Tim Coghlin is a native of Summerland, British Columbia.  Prior to coming to the United States, he played junior hockey with Penticton of the British Columbia Junior Hockey League.  ...

John Kennedy

2017 Inductee
John Kennedy was born in Red Lake, Ontario, Canada, and was raised in Milwaukee, where he played his youth hockey for Milwaukee SHAW, when the SHAW program was in its early, formative years....

Stebbeds was born in Clearwater Lake, Wis., and developed his love for the game of hockey in Eagle River. Stebbeds became involved with ice hockey with the development of the Wisconsin River Cup Series between the Eagle River Falcons and the Mosinee Papermakers. He helped establish the Falcon Booster Club to raise money to support the Eagle River team. His devotion to Adult hockey continues as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Great Lakes Hockey League, one of the most successful Adult checking leagues in the United States.

Stebbeds went on to become the president of the Booster Club and held that position for several years. He became very involved in arena activities and was elected to the Board of Directors of the Eagle River Recreation Association. Of the 13 years he served on the ERRA Board, Stebbeds served as president for 11 of them. During his time on the ERRA Board, Stebbeds was instrumental in many changes, the most important of which was the addition of a second indoor sheet of ice.

Stebbeds served several terms as a Regional Representative for the Wisconsin Amateur Hockey Association Board of Directors, and was the Second Vice President in charge of the Peewee level for WAHA. Stebbeds served many years as a referee at both the youth and WIAA level, and continues today despite injuries and some serious health issues. Stebbeds passed this heritage on to his three sons, and all followed in his footsteps, officiating at both the club and high school levels.

Stebbeds served as a surgical technician for 15 years, and changed his profession at age 40 in order to become a police officer in the Town of Three Lakes. Following his retirement, Stebbeds successfully ran for the Office of Town Chairman. He was also active in his church and led the Youth Pathfinder group. His love of sports was not limited to hockey since he coached youth baseball, and also found time to establish a menís baseball team. Stebbeds is a member of the American Legion and serves in the Color Guard and also as Adjutant of the Post.

Stebbeds and his wife Jeanne have three sons: Jamie, Jason and Jeffrey.