Board of Directors

The primary purpose of the Minnesota Hockey District 8 Board of Directors is to act as a dedicated steward for the benefit of our 14 hockey associations and their extensive community of over 5,000 + athletes. Our board is entrusted with the responsibility of overseeing and guiding the operations of District 8 Hockey to ensure that it effectively serves the needs and aspirations of all the dedicated players, coaches, families, and supporters within our region. We are committed to fostering a safe, inclusive, and enriching environment that not only develops hockey skills but also nurtures the personal growth, character, and sportsmanship of each athlete. Through collaborative efforts and sound governance, we strive to uphold the values and traditions of our hockey community while continually working towards its advancement and success.

District Leadership

Rich Rackness

District Director

(651) 455-1725 (H) (651) 246-0163(C)

Dave Weimer

District President

651-457-2713(H) 612-282-7806(C)

Paul Moen

District Director of Officials

(651)451-1459(H) (651)246-3514(C)

District Director(s)

Jeff Daggit

District VP Girls


Colleen Murphy Roth

District VP Squirts

(612) 298.6527

Chris Rasinen

District VP Peewee

Mickey Sparks

District VP Bantam

Kent Andrusko

District VP JG + U16

District Staff

Bill McClellan

District Coach in Cheif

Zac Dockter

District VP Tournaments

Colleen Roth

District Treasurer

(612) 298.6527

Kate Fossum

District Secretary

Coaching Staff

Elliot Vesper

HP/Tier 1 Program Coach (Boys)

(651) 491.1859

Jeff Daggit

HP/Tier 1 Program Coach (Girls)

(651) 343.3067

Jamie Shepard

HP/Tier 1 Girls GM

(651) 324.1142

Elliot Vesper

Boys Futures Development GM

(651) 491.1859

Jamie Shepard

Girls Futures Development GM

(651) 324.1142

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