President – Bill Szekesy
Bill Szekesy has been involved in the sport of hockey from a young boy into adult hood. Whether playing or coaching the game, this has always been one of Bill’s passions.
Bill resides in Bell River and is a successful business owner in the town of Tecumseh and is a very proud family man. With his wife Karen of 20 years they have raised together 3 children Brittany, Steven and Brooklyn who also look forward to many successful years with the Maroons.
Vice President – Karen Szekesy
Director of Business Development – Andrew Doran
Assistant General Manager & Director of Player Development – Kevin Fisher
“Kevin was born and raised in Port Crewe Ontario. He is entering his 7th season with the Maroons after spending 12 seasons with the Jr. C Wheatley Sharks.
He played 3 seasons with the Grand Forks Border Bruins of the KIJHL in British Columbia prior to obtaining his Facilities Management Diploma from Canadore College in North Bay.
Kevin is employed with Corteva Agri Science, formally known as Pioneer Hi-Bred in Chatham.
Kevin and his wife Kim, reside outside of Blenheim on an 8 Acre Horse ranch.
They have 3 daughters Cori and Cali and Camie.
Manager of Community and Media Liason – Tom Heath
Tom has been actively involved with the Chatham Jr. Maroons and the Chatham Maroons Alumni for 22 years in various capacities. He currently Director of Community and Media Relations for the Junior Maroons.
Besides being involved with the Maroons when they won the Sutherland Cup in 1998-99, the highlights of his volunteer activities with the Maroons and the Alumni came in 1999-2000 and in 2002.
In 1999, the Maroon Alumni presented him with a plaque, “in appreciation of his efforts and dedication in co-ordinating the ‘Legends on Ice’ Showcase”. Tom’s son Brennan and daughter Ashley both spent countless hours assisting in the setting up of the Legends showcases.
He was awarded the “Kelly Hearn Award” by the Western Junior “B” Hockey League for his “Outstanding Service to the Western Jr. B Hockey League in an unpaid capacity” in 1999-2000.
In 2002, Tom was the recipient of “The J.S. “Jack” Peifer Award presented at the annual Alumni Annual Golf tournament.
Tom was inducted into the Maroon Alumni” Heart and Soul Volunteer Wall of Fame” in 2012.
Tom played a number of sports growing up in Wallaceburg but excelled in two, lacrosse and hockey. He also coached minor lacrosse and was the team statistician for the Wallaceburg Lakers in their inaugural season in 1972-73 in the Great Lakes Junior “C” Hockey League. He was a Board Member and the Public Address Announcer for the Wallaceburg Jr. Red Devils Lacrosse team for a number of years.
Tom and Helen have been married for 17 years. Tom’s son Brennan, his wife Jackie and their son Max, live in Chelsea, Quebec while Tom’s daughter Ashley and her husband David Whitmarsh, live in Beijing, China.