OUR PEOPLE

MICHAEL FRANCO

AUDIO & TOWER SPECIALIST

Working at California Skier / 13TH Floor Wakeboard Towers and Stereo for 5 years. Michael is a wizard at wakeboard towers and custom stereo systems. “I love to go fishing and boating, and you...

RUDY FRANCO

LEAD NEW BOAT TECHNICIAN

Rudy has been indispensable at California Skier for 13 years. MasterCraft, Indmar and Ilmor certified technician. Electrical issues are his specialty. Rudy is a dedicated family man, and has ...

BEN LESCHLY

PRO SHOP MGR & BOAT SALES

Ben comes to Calif Skier after 11 years of hospitality industry, and 9 years of water & snow Pro Shop and Retail experience. He has been boarding and surfing for 20 years now, and has taught m...

JAMES MAXWELL

FACILITIES TECH

James joined our Calif Skier Team a year ago, and has proven to be in-dispensable -- we love his “attention to detail” mindset. “This is the best employment he’s ever had, eve...

TONY MCBRIDE

FACILITIES & LOGISTICS MGR

Tony has been a key multi-talented member of our Calif Skier Team for 3 years now. Formerly, he spent 6 years as the Lead Rider Trainer for Harley-Davidson, and has brought a wealth of “hands-on...

ROGER CROCKER

PARTS MGR

IN MEMORIAM:  We sadly lost our brother Roger this past season ... Rog had an extensive Water-skiing background dating to 1976, when he began working as a Promotional Barefoot Water Skier at the ...

JIM PENNINGTON

SERVICE MGR

New to our boating industry when he arrived 4 years ago, Jim has proven to be an exceptional addition to our Calif Skier Team. He brings a 20 year auto-career’s volume of knowledge and disciplin...

DAN KRAUS

MASTERCRAFT CERTIFIED TECHNICIAN

Dan has been a stalwart technician for Calif Skier over the years, first joining the team back in 2001. His methodical approach has served him well, as no “issue” has ever proven too elusi...

RON SACKS

CEO – 13TH FLOOR AUDIO

An accomplished businessman, Ron cut his chops early in life, coming up through the competitive business culture of Los Angeles. As a GM for a Roofing Contractor, a Real Estate Broker, and as Owner of...

MIKE CARDONI

SALES MGR

“What a long strange trip it’s been” … After leaving Pacific Univ in Oregon in the late 70’s, Mike split the next 20 years between traveling the entire West Coast playin...

CHERYL DETTMERS

BUSINESS MGR

Cheryl has been a cornerstone at Calif Skier for 16 years now, wearing many hats along the way – Pro Shop Mgr, Ski Instructor, Accountant, Finance and General Business Mgr. A lifelong waterspor...

CHUCK SACKS

PRINCIPAL

Chuck Sacks is the longest tenured MasterCraft Dealer principal in the entire worldwide MasterCraft network. He began his career at the original So Calif MasterCraft dealership, with his good friend a...