Frank "Coddy" Winters

This is Frank "Coddy" Winters, a speedy forward and defenseman who starred in the Cleveland area from 1908 through 1925. He later also served as a coach and referee.

Born on January 29th, 1884, Winters started out as an ice polo player in his home town of Duluth in the late 1800s. He later took up up hockey, serving as a rover because of his great skating ability. He later moved to Cleveland where he starred in a 17 year career, winning three league championships.

He later coached in the Cleveland area while also making trips to Philadelphia to coach at the University of Pennsylvania.

Winters remained in Cleveland until his death in 1944. He worked in the sporting goods business.

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