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.
Mark has served WISTCA in several capacities. He was a District VII Rep (1996-2000), President-Elect (2000-2002), and President (2002-2004). He currently serves as Clinic Co-Chair (2001-present) and Treasurer (2010-present). Mark has also served as the Executive Chair of the National Senate of High School Track Coaches Associations and is currently the Secretary/Treasurer of that association.
Mark is the father of four children (Ben, Jenny, Molly, Christopher). He and his very understanding wife Diane have been married for 27 years and currently reside in South Milwaukee.
Clinic Assistant Director & BCS Director
Mark Maas has been coaching track and field for 35 years. Mark was inducted into the WISTCA Hall of Fame in 2014. He is the Husband of Lexy and Grandpa to seven grandchildren. His Personal Hero is none other than Billy Deeeeeeeevoe.
Vince Lease was an original founder of the WISTCA Clinic and has served as WISTCA's Secretary/Treasurer for many years as well as Clinic Registrar since its inception. He also served as Vice-President and Treasurer for WCCCA as well as serving on the WIAA Sports Advisory Committee for many years for both WISTCA and WCCCA. He taught and coached track and cross country at Fennimore High School since 1976 until his retirement in 2010.
Vince and his wife Rita have four adult children and eight grandchildren. He also has three businesses. His passions are family, hunting, clerking, sawyering, and raising commercial plant tubers. He is also the proud sponsor of Men's Night Out at his farm each July.
Vendors - Paul Hiegel
Paul Hiegel is the WISTCA vendor liaison. He has been the Boys' Assistant Track Coach since 1996 at South Milwaukee High School. Paul started coaching in the jumps area then moved to the distance position. He is also an assistant cross country coach. Paul is proud to be coaching at his alma mater where he was a distance runner in track and ran cross country under the legendary coach Stan Druckrey, who he now coaches with. He ran at the University of Wisconsin LaCrosse for coaches Phil Esten and Mark Guthrie. Paul teaches physical education in Racine, WI and lives in Oak Creek with his wife Rebecca and 3 children, Alex, Mathew, and Hannah.
Mike Price is the 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.
Clinic A/V Coordinator
Mike Chapes is a principal at Stoddard Elementary and is the Head Girls' Track Coach at De Soto High School. He has been a track coach for over 30 years. Mike is proud to have served as a member of WISTCA team since 1989. He has served as a district rep, door prize chairman, past president of the association, a member of registrars and now on the Audio Video Team.
He and his wife Liz have been married for 23 years and have four outstanding children. They are Alexandria a student at UW Madison, Victoria, Dylan and Grant students at De Soto High School. Mike and his family live in the beautiful town of Genoa among the bluffs along the Mississippi River. During his off time he enjoy all the activities the river has to offer, from fishing to hunting.
Clinic A/V Coordinator