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.
  • Gary Harker - 2003

Gary Harker was born and raised in Duluth, Minn., where he played his high school hockey at, and was senior captain of, the Duluth Denfeld High School hockey team. After a year at Minnesota-Duluth, Harker transferred to UW-Superior, where he played his final three years of collegiate hockey. Harker served as the team captain in his senior year, and was named to the Intercollegiate Hockey All-Conference team.

Harker began his career as a head coach in 1970, serving first at Superior Senior High School, where he led the Spartans to three WIAA State Championships and three second-place finishes. After a seven-year run as the high school coach, Harker returned to UW-Superior to begin a seven-year stint as the Yellowjacket head coach. His college team finished as the NAIA Consolation Champion in 1980, and as runner-up in 1981. During his tenure at UWS, 11 of his players were selected as All-Americans. Harker was named NAIA District 14 Coach of the Year four times while at UW-Superior.

From 1970-1987, Harker served the Board of Directors of the Superior Amateur Hockey Association both as a member, and by conducting numerous coaching clinics in Superior. Harker also conducted Intermediate Level USA Coaching Clinics across the northern part of the State. From 1980-1986, Harker was the head instructor at the Eagle River Summer Hockey School. Harker also served as a coach for the Wisconsin Senior Class Tournament in Waupun from 1983-1986.

While in Superior, Harker served as the Hockey Representative to the Wisconsin High School Coaches Association, President of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and as a School Board Member of Superior Cathedral School.

After leaving Superior, Harker became the manager of the Burnsville Ice Center. Following that, he went on to serve the City of Burnsville as Recreation and Facilities Manager, and since 1995, has been the Director of Recreation and Facilities for the City of Burnsville. Since 1989, Harker has served 12 years as a part-time area scout for the Los Angeles Kings and two years for the Ottawa Senators of the NHL.

Gary Harker and his wife Shelley currently reside in Lakeville, Minn. They have three children, Steve, Ron and Kate, and two grandchildren, Duncan and Quinn.