St. Louis Amateur Hockey Hall of Fame







John was born in St. Louis and raised in Arnold, Missouri where he attended the Fox school district during his educational years. He attend South East Missouri University until being drafted into the U. S. Army. When he returned home he married Patty, had a daughter Rachel and a son John the III, better known as Trey. John's first experience with hockey was as a parent in 1984 when his son joined the Meramec Sharks Organization. During the next few years John was involved with the Meramec Organization by coaching, being a board member and President. During the same time frame a close friend Jim Waldrop ask him to help start and coordinate the Fox Hockey Club which he was the coordinator, coach and representative to the Mid States Board. During his tender on the Mid-States Board John served as Tournament Director, Disciplinary Committee member, Disciplinary Chairman, Rules Committee member, Vice President and was a member of The Missouri Hockey Board.

John feels that he has been very privilege to work with so many great individuals in St. Louis Hockey.