Meet Our Team

 

Jerry Deering | President/Owner

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

 

Quinn Nofzinger | 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 off road vehicle enthusiast. He is an excellent 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. Mike's 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. 

 

Kaela Tober | Controller

Kaela is new to our team and is responsible for Accounting, HR and other administrative duties.  Kaela has previous experience in accounting in the automotive and low-income housing industry. Kaela is married and has two dogs, Carat and Turbo. In her free time, she loves to play the Sims and board games, play and snuggle with her pups, and spend time with her family and friends. She is a great addition to our team. 

 

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 Dorschner | 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.

 

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 upbeat guy and his goal is to make sure your experience here is as positive as possible

 

Josh Hietpas | Parts Manager

Josh is a graduate of the power sports 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 power sports 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 every day. 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. Jake helps us out in the shop, cleaning boats and ORVs as well as helping in the rigging of many units. His upbeat attitude is much appreciated around here.