TJ's College Fund

Coach Tom was a devoted father and friend. In his time volunteering at the Fox Valley Ice Arena, he spent countless hours every weekend working with the youth hockey programs. Whether it was offering the use of his truck to help carry bags of equipment across the Chicagoland area, or spending his Saturday and Sunday mornings helping coach the Jr. Cyclones program, Tom always had a big smile and a kind word to offer. Whenever he was out on the ice, it was obvious that one of his biggest passions was working with kids, and because of this, he was a favorite of all age groups. Everyone who worked or frequented Fox Valley Ice Arena was lucky to call Tom a friend.


One of the few things that Tom loved more than coaching youth hockey was his Son, TJ. Whenever anyone asked how TJ was doing, Tom’s face would light up, and he was always quick with a story of their most recent adventure together. Tom cherished every moment that he had with TJ, and the bond that they shared was immeasurable.


The coaches and staff of Fox Valley Ice Arena would like to start a college fund for TJ, in memory of Coach Tom.  Money donated here on Go Fund Me will go into a Trust to be used for a college education
  • Dave Kelly 
    • $50 
    • 42 mos
  • Sue Sensor 
    • $20 
    • 42 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $700 
    • 42 mos
  • Kiley, Traci and Colin Hamilton 
    • $50 
    • 42 mos
  • Wade Farrell 
    • $25 
    • 43 mos
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Nick Madonia 
Geneva, IL
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