Sue McDowell – Commissioner
Sue was instrumental in starting the girls’ and women’s teams in Ann Arbor, MI, serving on their Board and as the Michigan Amateur Hockey Association Girls’/Women’s Director. She has her Level 5 coaching certification from USAH and continues to participate in an advisory capacity for USAH’s Michigan Education program and MAHA’s Girls’/Women’s Committee.
Sue started her hockey career as a goaltender for the Cape Cod Aces and played throughout her undergraduate career at Colby College, Waterville ME. She has a graduate degree from the University of MI – Ann Arbor where she and three co-founders started the UM Women’s Ice Hockey Club team. After a successful IT career at the UM, Sue is now a full-time independent author and spends her free time weaving, swimming, and enjoying the outdoors with her husband, Steve, and their pup, Tyche.
Mackenzie McMahon – Assistant Commissioner & Communications Manager
Mackenzie’s has been with the CCWHA since 2014-2015 as the Communications Manager for both leagues. In 2018-2019, Mackenzie served as the Co-Commissioner for the CCWHA D2 division and moved into the D1 Assistant Commissioner role this season.
Mackenzie also oversees all communications related efforts for the CCWHA including writing and posting all press releases and news stories about all teams (both Division I and Division II), communicating with coaches, managing all of the social media platforms for the leagues and also designing sports graphics for game day and post-game use.
A graduate of Michigan State University, Mackenzie received her Bachelor’s degree in Communications in 2014. During her time at MSU, Mackenzie played for the MSU women’s ice hockey program for five years for both the Division I and Division II teams.