Thomas J. Patnode

Wealth Management Advisor

Community Involvement

Ice Rink

United Heroes League

The United Heroes League is a 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is to keep military kids healthy and active through sports by providing them with sports equipment, grants, camps and other special experiences. UHL has provided over $12 million dollars in support to more than 50,000 military families since its inception in 2009.

Tom has been an active volunteer with UHL since 2014 and currently serves as the organization’s Chairman of the Board.

In 2021, Tom was chosen as one of the Northwestern Mutual’s Community Service Award winners and received a $15,000 grant for UHL to assist with their mission of keeping military kids active in sports.

United Heroes League Website


Simley Girls High School Hockey

Tom is in his 10th season as head coach of the Simley High School Girls’ Hockey team. As a committed and respected member of the hockey community, Tom has been recognized twice as the Section 4A Head Coach of the Year in the 2018-2019 and 2021-2022 seasons and as Metro East Conference Coach of the Year in 2019-2020. He is also an active member of the MN Girls Hockey Coaches Association (MGHCA).


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