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, ...

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....
  • Kurt Steiner - 2010

Kurt Steiner was born in Chicago, Illinois, and spent his adult life raising his family in the Green Bay area.  Steiner was instrumental in the establishment of Allouez Youth Hockey and as an instructor in the Allouez Youth Hockey Learn to Skate Program.  He was a member of both the Allouez and De Pere Youth Hockey Boards, and coached Squirt level hockey at both Allouez and De Pere, winning “A” level State Championships for both clubs.  Steiner also served as Commissioner of Coaches and Treasurer for De Pere Youth Hockey.  From local associations, Steiner moved on to become a member of the Brown County Hockey Board, while working as a fund raiser for youth hockey programs in the Brown County Area.  He developed and was the Administrator of the Joe Decker Hockey Youth Man of the Year Trust Fund. Steiner became a member of the WAHA Board of Directors, a post that he held as a Regional Director from Region 3 for 12 years.  Among the tasks that Steiner handled for WAHA was serving as the Editor of the WAHA Guidebook for many years.

Steiner’s non-hockey activities included fund raising for various charities and Little League.  He was also very active in his church as both a Board Member and Treasurer.  Steiner also coached baseball for Ashwaubenon and Lutheran High School, and started the De Pere soccer and girls softball programs.

Steiner is retired from J.J. Security where he served as Executive Vice President and Controller.  He and his wife Judy have two children David and Becky (deceased).