Tom Hoogester teaches Physical Education, Health and Athletic Director at Badger Middle School in West Bend.He also serves as the Head Boys' Track Coach for West Bend East High School since 2008 and has been coaching for East since 2005. Hoogester primarily works with throws. He was also recently elected as the President-Elect for WISTCA.
Tom and his wife Melissa have a son named Ryken. They also have three dogs which also serve as their children. He and his wife are avid Harley Riders. Trips he and his wife have done are trips to Washington DC, New York, Sturgis, Niagra Falls and New Orleans. Besides riding the Harley he also likes to do yard work, run half marathons and hanging out in his man cave!
A native of Oconomowoc, Joe and his wife Heidi have two sons, Andrew and Jacob. The family makes many road trips around the state throughout the year to attend sporting events and enjoy numerous "weekend get-away's" - with Door County as their favorite location.
Joe's duties with the Association include being the District III rep (west-central Wisconsin) and helping coordinate the Boys Power Rankings.
Mike Price is the President Elect and Fundraising Coordinator for WISTCA and serves as the Area Director for Southwest and South Central Wisconsin for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes . Mike began coaching track and field in 1999 and is currently the throws coach at Deerfield High School. He has been involved with WISTCA since 2003 serving first as the high jump chair before moving into his current role as the Fundraising Coordinator. Mike also assists in activities related to planning the annual clinic.
Mike is a native of Green Bay and went on to compete at UW-Stevens Point in track and field and cross country. Mike and his wife Sheila have one daughter, Meghan and spends most of his weekends at swim meets supporting his wife and daughter.
Mark Hoffman has been the Head Boys Track and Field Coach, assistant Football Coach and mathematics teacher at South Milwaukee High School since 1990. His teams have won a total of 13 conference championships and he has been fortunate to coach four individual state champions.
Kari Krakow has coached Track and Cross Country since 2006 at Portage High School. Kari is the WISTCA Secretary and the High Jump Chair for the Senior Spotlight meet.
She works at CESA 5 as a Lead Infinite Campus Trainer for Wisconsin. She and her husband Chris are the proud parents of Spike, their barrel cactus.
Jim Stephany taught children with special needs for 35 years at Wausau West HS. He has coached at West since 1977 and is currently the throws coach. He has served WISTCA as President Elect, President, Past President, District 2 Rep, Secretary and now as Awards Chairman. For fun he likes to fish with John and golf. He is happily married to his wife Julie of 40 years and has three children and four grandchildren.
Coach Masanz is the Head Girls’ Track and Field coach at Wausau West High School. Masanz has taught English at Wausau West since 1998 and currently is the Department Chair of English. During this time, he has also served WISTCA as the District 2 Rep for four terms.
Previously Coach Masanz taught and coached at Edgar High School. He lives in Wausau with his wife Trish and their three children: Anthony, Grace and Ian. As a hobbyist, Masanz enjoys fishing smallmouth bass and painting houses.