River Kings Hockey


The Wisconsin Rapids Riverkings, a Junior Hockey team with the United States Premier Hockey League (USPHL), began operations on May 1, 2014. 

Led by Head Coach/GM Paul Pechmann, a man with drive, determination and dedication, the Wisconsin Rapids Riverkings look forward to many successful season while focusing on the development and advancement of our players to the next level.

The Riverkings home ice is at the South Wood County Recreation Center in Wisconsin Rapids.


  • To promote the personal character and athletic development of those players who wish to excel at the highest level of hockey competition.
  • To enhance player development by providing professional hockey education and physical training.
  • To provide experienced coaches and trainers to assist players in reaching their highest level.
  • To assist and promote player advancement to the “next” level for each athlete.
  • To seek educational opportunities for the student athlete and to aid them in those opportunities.
  • To build interest in hockey through fostering community spirit and involvement.
  • To develop our players both on and off the ice and advance them to NAHL, USHL, NCAA and professional levels.


Single Game tickets are only available at the door on game days. Doors open at 6 PM