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.
  • Brianna Decker - 2019
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.  Simultaneously, she played with the Wisconsin AAA Boys from 2002-2005.  When Decker finished Middle School, she moved on to play high school hockey at Shattuck St. Mary’s Prep High School in Faribault, Minn.  With this team, she was part of three National High School Championships.
 
Always a committed Wisconsinite, she would return to Wisconsin to play for the Wisconsin Badgers Women’s Badger Hockey Team.  During her college career in Madison, her team won the NCAA National Championship in 2011, and she took home honors as a First Team All American in 2012, and a Second Team All American in 2011 and 2013.  She was awarded the Patty Kazmaier Award in 2012 as the top women’s college player in the country.

Beginning in her high school years, Decker was nine times a member of USA Hockey Women’s National Teams and participated in many IIHF International Tournaments.  She was a member of the Gold Medal teams in the IIHF Word Women’s 18U Championships in 2008 and 2009.  In the IIHF Women’s World Championships, she won six Gold Medals in 2011, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019, and one Silver Medal in 2012.  In the 2017 IIHF World Championship, she was named the MVP and Top Forward.   In 2015 and 2017, she was named the Bob Allen Player of the Year Award by USA Hockey.  Decker is also a two-time Olympian, winning a Silver Medal in 2014, and, as an Assistant Captain, the Gold Medal in 2018.

Decker has also served as the Assistant Coach on the US Women’s 18U Team, earning a Silver Medal.  Currently she serves as a Central District Camp Coach and as an 18U Top 66 Camp Coach.

Decker began her Professional Hockey career as a member of the Boston Blades in 2015.  The Blades were Clarkson Cup Champions in that season and she was named Rookie of the Year.  In 2016, she played for the Boston Pride, the inaugural season of the National Women’s Hockey League, and was League MVP in 2016 and 2017.  In the 2018 season, Decker played in the Canadian Women’s Hockey League for the Calgary Inferno, the 2019 Clarkson Cup Champions, and won Playoff MVP honors.
 
Decker is a 2015 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in Human Development and Family Studies.  She began a partnership with the non-profit Rise Against Hunger in 2014 and continues that to partnership to present day.