Jim Hebermehl Memorial Award
Awarded Annually to the On-Ice Official who exhibits the best type of sportsmanship and conduct
Jim Hebermehl (born February 17, 1948 in Danville, Illinois) was a penalty box attendant (off-ice officials) for the Danville Dashers hockey Club. His dedication and love for the game was visible to all those who came into contact with him. Jim was avidly involved in his town of Danville, IL which he lived his entire life and taught in the local school system for 34 years. He was respected by coaches, players, on-ice officials, off-ice officials and everyone associated with the game of hockey. He made sure that he was always pleasant and accommodating to all he encountered. Jim always conducted himself with the utmost professionalism and sportsmanship even under the worst of situations. He was married to his wife Pam for 50 years and they have 1 daughter and 2 grandchildren. Jim passed away Friday January 4th, 2019.