Minnesota Hockey Journal

October 2019

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of STATE HOCKEY Mahtomedi WHY THEY'RE AWESOME For the past 50 years, the Mahtomedi Youth Hockey Association has cultivat- ed a rich history and tradition that's being passed down through generations. There's much to celebrate since the association's inception in 1969. Registration numbers continue to rise, and former Mahtomedi youth hockey players are now dropping their own children off at practice. For Mahtomedi Youth Hockey Association President Alex Rogosheske, it's special to witness so much progress throughout the years. "As a person that's born and raised here, it's pretty amazing and pretty humbling," Rogosheske said. "We're very fortunate to have the success we've had thanks to the coaches, the volunteers and everyone that puts in all that time to develop those kids as youth hockey players." COMMUNITY SUPPORT A 1999 graduate of Mahtomedi High School, Rogosheske has been involved with the Mahtomedi Youth Hockey Association off and on in various capac- ities for more than 20 years. Rogosheske spent time away from Minnesota playing junior hockey and Division I hockey. But when it came time to raise a family, he knew he want- ed to return home. "I had a great experience growing up in that community," Rogosheske said. "At Mahtomedi, we're fortunate enough to have some good schools, and people want to come back home. They have a good experience when they're State of Hockey Spotlight by Elizabeth Boger M H J ON L I N E . C O M | O C T O B E R 2 0 1 9 08 DISTRICT: Zephyrs NICKNAME: PRESIDENT: Alex Rogosheske 547 2 2018-19 REGISTRATION NUMBERS: P R E S E N T E D B Y

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