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Northern Chautauqua County Youth Hockey Association
P.O. Box 442
Fredonia, New York 14063


Shaun Fadale

Shaun Fadale

President

Shaun, the owner and president of Fadale Enterprises, became president of the NCCYHA in 2012 to carry on the tradition his parents started more than three decades ago, when they and other families first formed the organization. He was an NCCYHA player from 1982 to 1996. He won the NJCAA National Championship as a goaltender in 1997-98. He played goaltender in Junior B with the Wheatfield Blades and in Junior A with the St. Lawrence Muskies. From there, he entered the EOSHL with the St. Lawrence Falcons in Prescott, Ontario. His children are now starting their own hockey journeys as NCCYHA players.

Mike Whitcher

Mike Whitcher

Vice President

Mike has been involved with the NCCYHA since 1996, first as a hockey Dad and then as a Director. He also served a long and impressive tenure as President of the NCCYHA from 2003-2012. His three sons have all been through the program and his grandson is getting ready to keep the family tradition going, Mike is an attorney and is a partner in the firm of Hurwitz, Whitcher & Molloy in Buffalo.

Kevin Persch

Kevin Persch

Director

Kevin has been involved with the NCCYHA for eight years and he is now in his fourth year on the Board. He's a former assistant coach and currently serves not only as Treasurer, but also as Tournament Co-Director and off-ice Coordinator for Learn to Play Hockey. During the 2011-12 season, he pioneered the partnership between the NCCYHA and the Future Sabres Program, through which Steeler players are invited to compete at First Niagara Center. He currently has three Steeler children and operates Copy Boy Instant Printing, a division of Persch Service Print Inc., for 21 years.

Brian Madurski

Brian Madurski

Director

Brian joined the board during the 2012-13 season after his son joined the mosquito division in midseason. Brian jumped right in and offered to help with any league events and quickly found his niche with fundraising and apparel management. Brian hopes to bring a new positive and energentic approach to fundraising and participation among all families. He and his wife Jill reside in Dunkirk and plan on being a part of the NCCYHA family for many years to come.

 

Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor

Director

Mark started coaching for NCCYHA in 2004 and joined the board in 2013. His coaching experience includes Mosquito, Mite, Squirt, Peewee, Bantam, Modified, Midget, JV, Varsity, Juniors and Eight years as an ACE Director. Mark and his wife Krista have three children – Kyra, Mckenna and Jackson, who has been playing hockey since 2004. Mark and Krista have lived in Fredonia since 1994 and have owned Danza! Performing Arts Academy on Main Street since 1996.

Eddie Paluch

Director

Eddie is new to organized hockey and only began this venture a few years back when his son started as a Mite.  He is a newer member of the Board, but he hopes to help maintain and strengthen the values and principles of the NCCYHA for many years to come.  Eddie has two children currently participating within the organization.  

Andrew Hellwig

Andrew Hellwig

Director

Andrew has been involved with NCCYHA since 2013 when his son, Gabriel, and daughter, Allison, began their hockey journeys. Andrew began serving as a Director in April 2017. Prior to his service on the NCCYHA Board,  he served as Team Manager and Assistant Coach on several of his children's teams. Andrew is currently serving as Ice Scheduler for the organization. He is a retired NYS Corrections Officer and resides in Fredonia with his wife, Erin, and their three children.

John Szydlo

Treasurer

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Nick Williams

Member

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