Meet Our Team

Jerry Deering
Co-Owner
Jerry has been an active business partner with Sport-O-Motive for over 30 years. He enjoys working with people who enjoy Powersports and helping those who want to know more about the vehicles. He is very active in boating, and is an avid snowmobile rider, and ATV rider. Jerry loves the great outdoors and encourages people to get outside and experience the beauty of Wisconsin!


David Truyman
Co-Owner
David has been in the Powersports business for 32 years. He enjoys talking about the fun things you can do with the Powersports vehicles like fishing, hunting, boating, ATV and snowmobile riding. When he's not working, you'll find him in the woods or on the water. Wisconsin is such a great state to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends.


Ranee Botzet
Administration
Ranee started at Sport-O-Motive in 1995. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Having 2 sons and a daughter, she loves giving them the opportunity to experience all the fun the powersports industry has to offer.


Quinn Nofinger
Sales Manager
Quinn comes to us after a decade in the automotive sales industry and is very excited to bring his experience to our power-sports dealership. Quinn is an avid snowmobiler and an ORV enthusiast and we are sure he will be a great asset to the Sport-o-Motive family.


Mike Mielke
Service Manager
Mike comes to us after 13 years in the automotive industry.  Mike is an avid outdoorsman.  During the summer months when he is not working, you will find him salmon fishing on Lake Michigan or "the big pond" as he likes to call it.  During the fall and winter months you will find Mike in his bow stand or bird hunting.  Mikes best friend is his hunting lab named Lambeau.  Lambeau is known to go almost everywhere Mike goes.  We are excited to add Mike to the team and know he will be a great addition to the Sport-O-Motive family. 


Jesse Landua
Technician
Jesse started at Sport-O-Motive in 1998. He is a Polaris, Mercury and Mercruiser certified technician. Jesse has extensive knowledge in servicing our product lines. In the winter months he will be found vintage snowmobile oval racing. During the summer he will be out on the road on his motorcycle.


BJ Dorshner
Technician
BJ has been with Sport-O-Motive since 2005. He is a Polaris certified technician, and our ATV expert. He spends his free time ATV riding, fishing, and hunting.


Pete Sorenson
Service
Pete has been a customer of ours for many years. In 2010, he joined our staff. Pete is very busy doing set-up of new units and helping out in the shop. He is an avid snowmobile rider and enjoys being in the outdoors.


Mark Boyd
Customer Service
Having been an outdoors person his entire life, Mark comes to Sport-O-Motive with a passion to help others get outside and enjoy all the great outdoors has to offer. Mark's favorite past time is fishing, whether he's chasing bass, walleye or panfish, he loves being on the water and understands that when a customer brings their power-sports equipment to Sport-O-Motive, it's important they receive prompt, quality service. Mark is an up-beat guy and his goal is to make sure your experience here is as positive as possible

 


Josh Hietpas
Parts
Josh is a graduate of the Powersports Technician program at Fox Valley Technical College. Josh has been a great asset to sport-o-motive since 2013. He loves all there is about being outdoors and all that the powersports industry has to offer. In Josh's free time you will find him disc golfing with friends or fishing in his bass tracker boat.


Maxwell Elliott
Technician
Max brings with him a big smile and a boat-load of enthusiasm to work everyday. Max's specialty is rigging, and he will make sure your new boat, ORV or snowmobile leaves the dealership just the way you want it. In his off-time Max enjoys BMX and Mountain biking and relaxes by spending time with his stepdaughter and taking care of his saltwater fish collection.


Lloyd Allen
Technician
Lloyd is our newest member of the shop staff. A native of Navarino, Lloyd is an avid outdoorsman, is a self-proclaimed "Car Enthusiast" and a Hockey fan. He is also very talented with a wrench and knows his way around anything mechanical.


Jake Fischer
Shop Attendant
Jake is a student at Appleton North High School and a part of the Appleton North Fishing Team. Jakes helps us out in the shop, cleaning boats and ORVs as well as helping in the rigging of many units. His up-beat attitude is much appreciated around here.


Mike Zuehlke
Shop Attendant
Mike brings his years of experience and attention to detail to setting up many of the machines we sell here as well as being there to lend a helping hand wherever needed. A dealership like ours needs a guy like Mike around and we are happy to have him.