Coaching

Assistant Hockey Director, Charlie Widmar

Coach Widmar is the Assistant Hockey Director for the WHC. He is in his 6th year of coaching (4th at Winnetka). In addition to coaching with the club, he spent the last 3 seasons coaching with the Loyola Academy High School program. Prior to coaching, Charlie played his youth hockey split between Eagan, MN and Northbrook, IL.  Following his junior hockey years, Charlie went on to play college hockey at St. Olaf College (NCAA Division 3).

Charlie Widmar

Assistant Hockey Director

2023-24 Travel Coaching Line Up

Head Coaches:

  • Mites: Charlie Widmar, Sam Shipko, Bill Martin
  • Squirts: Ricky Lee, Dan Braasch, Jared Rutledge, Daniel McNerney
  • PeeWee: Jim Davis, Michael Vail, Evan Fear
  • Bantam: Nick Clark/Nick Brummitt, Jeremy Morin/Conor Allen, Jason Hawkins, George Panoutsos/Michael Sorensen, Randy Schlesinger
  • Midget: James Brooks


Lead Skills Coaches 

  • Sam Saliba, Jeremy Morin, Conor Allen, Charlie Widmar, Bill Martin


Bantam and Midget teams will play for the joint program between Winnetka Hockey Club and Wilmette Junior Trevians.


Volunteer Coaches

Being a volunteer coach is a great way to get involved on the ice with your child. All house league teams are coached by parents and there are opportunities for parents to be assistant coaches on travel teams as well. Reach out to Chris Wickersham if you are interested.

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