Bob Peschel

2021 Inductee
Bob Peschel grew up far from the Badger State, but his love for hockey began in his native New Jersey, where he learned to play on the frozen pond, and where he learned how to become the grinder, a title that he would carry on into his future life.

Judy Ferwerda

2021 Inductee
There can be no discussion about girls hockey and the growth of girls hockey without the subject of Madison native Judy Ferwerda being brought into that discussion.

Cal Roadhouse

2021 Inductee
Cal Roadhouse was born in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada and grew up playing hockey in Calgary.  As a player, he was a member of the Wichita Wind of the Central Hockey League, and then played in the International Hockey League for the Milwaukee Admirals.

Tom Doyle

2021 Inductee
Dr. Tom Doyle was born in Mineral Point, Wis., and raised in the throes of the Depression. Organized hockey and money to pay for it didn’t exist at that time, but Doyle learned to skate and play hockey on the Point Brewery Pond.
  • Paul Coppo - 2006

Paul Coppo was born in Hancock, Mich. And played collegiate hockey at Michigan Tech University, where he won three varsity letters. As a junior, Coppo led the team in scoring and as a senior, he led the team as the captain and in goals and total points. As the only American on the team, Coppo led his team to the NCAA Finals, and was named an All American, and also named to the All NCAA Tournament Team and the All WCHA second team.

Coppo moved to Green Bay in 1960 to play for the Green Bay Bobcats. In his 12-year career as a Bobcat player, he scored 227 goals and 325 assists for 557 total points, setting the record as the team’s all time leading scorer. Following his playing career, Coppo coached the Bobcats for four years and later became an owner of the team.

Coppo was the leading scorer for the U.S. Olympic Team at Innsbruck in 1964, and played on the U.S. National Team in 1962, 1965, 1966 and 1969. He was also the leading scorer for the U.S. National Team in 1962. He was an All Star for the USHSL six times as a player, and twice as a coach.

Coppo coached in the De Pere Youth Hockey Association for eight years and touched the lives of many hockey players during that time. His teams won three WAHA State Tournaments, one at the Bantam level and two at the high school level. Coppo conducted many hockey clinics for coaches and youth players to help hockey in the Green Bay area. As a businessman, Coppo contributed generously in time and sponsorship of fundraising activities to help grow the sport of ice hockey at the youth and collegiate levels. With his family, he continues to be an ambassador for the game today.

Coppo and his late wife Carol have two children, Christine and John, along with grandchildren.