CHAIRMAN – David Huisman

Dad of Team Midwest
School: Western Michigan University – Degree in BS
HomeTown: Grand Rapids, MI
Favorite Event: Jump – #Huisman Can’t Jump
PBs: Slalom 4.5@ Long – 32, Trick 20, Jump: Not Very Far…
Favorite Non-tournament Water Ski Event: House Boat Trip out west
Hobbies: Gelling my hair, following Nick Devries
Favorite Skison Quote: “I can jump that far! – Marshall Erickson” – David Huisman


VICE CHAIRMAN – Aaron Sander

School: Texas A&M University – Degree in Mechanical Engineering
HomeTown: Columbia, MO
Favorite Event: The 4th
PBs: Slalom 3 @ 43′ off; Trick 12,610; Jump: 255′
Favorite Non-tournament Water Ski Event: Do the evening activities at tournaments count?
Hobbies: Beetle Fighting, Train Surfing
Favorite Skison Quote: “Aim for white, pray for red.”


TREASURER – Reilly Reifsteck

School: Iowa State University – Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
HomeTown: Herscher, IL
Favorite Event: Slalom
PBs: Slalom – 2@34 22′; Jump – 47′; Trick – I got like half way around on a flip once.
Favorite Non-tournament Water Ski Event: Team ski trip out west.
Hobbies: Intramural sports, hunting, snowboarding, hiking.
Favorite Skison Quote: “Ski Fast, Eat A**” (Its engraved on my slalom handle)
“If you’re gonna suck, suck hard.” – Andy Vespestad


SECRETARY – Nikki Weber

School: Missouri State University- Degree in Administrative management
HomeTown: Lake Lotawana MO
Favorite Event: Jump
PBs: Trick , Slalom 4.5 @28off, Jump 99ft
Favorite Non-tournament Water Ski Event: Quaff
Hobbies: Snow Skiing, Crossfit, Mountain Biking, Sailing, Camping, and traveling
Favorite Skison Quote: “It’s 9pm and this is some 2 am Sh*t” – Pat Shull every Fall Showdown “It’s RTB time Return to Bed”


WEB MASTER – Andy Olesak

School: Grand Valley State University – Degree in Computer Science
HomeTown: Da U.P. Eh!
Favorite Event: Boat Maintenance Time
PBs: Slalom 1.5@36 22off, Trick -5 in style points, Jump 73′
Favorite Non-tournament Water Ski Event: Ski-giving dinner
Hobbies: Mario Kart, puppy love, Lots of dad stuff
Favorite Skison Quote: “Wait, I put my trick ski on the wrong foot!”


GREAT LAKES CONFERENCE CHAIR
Joey Gilroy

School: The University of Akron; Secondary Education – Social Studies
HomeTown: Richfield, OH
Favorite Event: JUMP!
PBs: 0@28mph, Trick 270pts on a wakeboard, Jump 61’
Favorite Non-tournament Water Ski Event: Houseboat
Hobbies: Skiing, long walks to the dock, magnets
Favorite Skison Quote: (while waking up skiers for the tournament) “Joey if you don’t turn that f****** speaker off I will kill you with it, and then go back to bed”


GREAT PLAINS CONFERENCE CHAIR
Sydnee Keener

School: Iowa State University- Marketing
HomeTown: Frankfort, IL
Favorite Event: Slalom
PBs: Slalom 5@34 15 off, Jump 36 ft, Trick 420
Favorite Non-tournament Water Ski Event: Going to be a biased here.. Quaff
Hobbies: Baking, snow skiing, hiking
Favorite Skison Quote: “And now Iowa State holds the record for shortest womens jump…. Twice” -Grant Schipper


AAC REP – Amanda Rose

School: Iowa State University- Mechanical Engineering
HomeTown: Lake St. Louis, MO
Favorite Event: Trickz (I know unpopular opinion)
PBs: Trick- 1820 points, Slalom- 2@35 off’, Jump- 70’
Favorite Non-tournament Water Ski Event: Off-season snow skiing with water skiers (liquid H2O>> Frozen H2O)
Hobbies: Chewing ice, Handing water out at parties,
Basketball, Traveling
Favorite Skison Quote: “Pull harder suck less.”