Paul Doud

2024 Inductee
Paul Doud was born in Houghton, Mich., and played youth hockey in the Copper Country Youth Hockey program in Houghton.

Molly Engstrom

2024 Inductee
Molly Engstrom was born and raised in the small northwestern town of Siren, Wis., and played youth hockey from the ages of six to twelve in nearby Webster.

Sue Pope

2024 Inductee
Sue Pope from Madison has been an “influencer” when it comes to girls’ and women’s hockey long before that term became popular on social media.

  • Sis Paulsen - 2023
Sis Paulsen was born and raised in Eau Claire. She played youth hockey for the Eau Claire Youth Hockey Association, and high school hockey for Eau Claire North High School. Paulsen went on to play for the inaugural University of Wisconsin Badger Women’s Hockey team, where she is still the only Badger player to be named captain of the team three years in a row. While playing in Madison, Paulsen was named to the WCHA All-Rookie team in 2000, and was an All-WCHA selection in 2003. Her career as a Badger had her scoring 130 points on 42 goals and 88 assists, a program best by a defenseman.

Following her college career, Paulsen went on to serve as an Assistant Coach at Minnesota State and Bemidji State. She served as the Head Coach at New England College from 2009-2013, and as Assistant Coach with the New York Riveters in New Jersey from 2017-2017. Paulsen the became the Director of Girls Hockey for the New Jersey Colonials and as a USA Hockey Girls/Women’s Representative for the USA Hockey Atlantic District. In the fall of 2017, Paulsen returned to Madison and became the Badger’s Director of Hockey Operations and Equipment Manager, a position she holds currently.

Paulsen worked with USA Hockey and was an equipment manager at the 2022 Winter Olympics for Team USA. She also worked the 2021, 2022 and 2023 IIHF Women’s World Championships with the United States, and the 2020 Rivalry Series against Canada. Paulsen is considered a teacher of the sport and a mentor to young women as they enter the college recruiting process and how to navigate the opportunities available to them.

Paulsen returned to Madison in 2017, where she would become the Director of Hockey Operations and Equipment Manager for the Wisconsin Badgers Women’s Hockey Team. Paulsen now calls Stoughton her home.