MEET THE BOARD
The Court Sports for Life Foundation board and Executive Director are working to build an indoor pickleball facility and gradually taking over the operations of the Tennis & Pickleball Center from the City of Steamboat Springs.
Steve "Moz" Modzelewski
Moz and his wife Debbie and four kids have been regular visitors to Steamboat since 1993, and half-year residents since 2012. Moz has been active in finance since 1982, initially on Wall Street then co-founding an investment firm and now on his own. He sits on numerous non-profit boards (including the Institute for Justice and chairing the Reason Foundation board) and several corporate boards. Moz has been playing tennis forever, and fell in love with pickleball when introduced to it here in Steamboat several years ago.
Treasurer, Finance Committee Chair, and Pickleball Community Contact
Randy concluded a 35-year career in technology services, sales and sales management six years ago. A Steamboat homeowner for 14 years, Randy has been a full-time resident since 2013 when he and his wife Cathy migrated from Fairfax County, Virginia. Since arriving, he volunteers with Steamboat STARS, and plays tennis and pickleball several times a week, occasionally on the same day! Randy has served as Vice President of the Steamboat Springs Pickleball Association board since 2016.
Paul is a Principal at Freedom Management Group and serves as the liaison with its related organization Sterling Foundation Management, which is providing accounting, tax, and legal services to the Court Sports for Life Foundation. Based in Reston, Virginia, Paul will manage and facilitate these “back office” functions of CS4L.
Building Committee Chair
Jeff graduated from the University of Colorado and was an All American on the ski team. He co-founded Spyder skiwear in 1978 and ran the company until 1993. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute and served on the ULI Colorado Apartment Council and the National ULI TOD Council. Jeff was the developer of Maytag Mountain Ranch in Westcliffe and the managing partner and developer of Marabou in Steamboat Springs. Jeff also teamed with brother Jamie to develop Water Dance on Lake Dillon and Storm Mountain Ranch in Steamboat Springs.
Capital Campaign Chair & Tennis Community Contact
Becky moved to Steamboat 40 years ago and spent the last 30 as an insurance broker. She been a board member or trustee of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club (awarded the John Fetcher Sustaining Member Award in 2002), the United Methodist Church, the Steamboat Community Players, the Steamboat Tennis Association, and New Frontiers for Women and Girls. Her most recent focus has been as a member of the Capital Campaign Committee for the $12,000,000 renovation and additions to the Old Town Hot Springs.
A Steamboat resident for 10 years, Gibb is a serial entrepreneur in the medical device space. He, his wife Lindsay and two children are avid tennis players although you'll sometimes now see Gibb on the pickleball court!
Ricky serves as President and sole owner of The Jenkins Organization, Inc., with over $600 million in commercial real estate holdings. He serves as a board member of SBOA TI Reinsurance, Ltd. Ricky and his wife Carolyn have been visiting Steamboat for 30 years, now residing here from May thru October and in Texas the remainder of the year. Ricky is a pickleball addict.
Blair retired after 45 years of trading agricultural commodities and moved with his wife Leslie to Steamboat in 2015 after coming here regularly for 40 years. As Mayor and Councilman for the Village of Lakewood, IL from 1993-2004, he lead the fastest growing Village in Illinois while respecting all parts of the political spectrum. He also served as Chairman of Evangelism Committee of the First United Methodist Church of Crystal Lake, IL and participated in successful fundraising efforts to construct a new church. Blair is a Past President of the SSPA and plays both tennis and pickleball.
Randy moved to the Yampa Valley in 2005 with his wife and two daughters. He has practiced law since 1988, primarily representing criminal defendants, divorce cases, family law, and mediation. Randy is a former handball player from his days living in Memphis, Tennessee, and started playing pickleball about ten years ago in Steamboat. Randy is the creator of Colorado's only ski-pee located at the "Milner Mall" and the Steamboat Jewish congregation's outdoor menorah.
Steve has over 30 years of supply chain experience, including 22 years in Customer Service, Sales and Sales Management at RR Donnelley. Steve established Weiss Strategic Sourcing in 2005 with offices in Wheaton, IL, Shanghai, P.R. China and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. With his wife Mitzi, Steve moved permanently to Steamboat in 2018 and has been active in the community, including serving on the Trappeur’s Crossing-Aspen Lodge HOA board and committees of the Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs.
Loretta Conway, ex officio
Loretta and Bill Conway were the Steamboat Tennis & Pickleball Center’s concessionaires from October 2016 to January 2021, increasing usage of the facility in that time by 35%. With 27 years of full-time experience in the tennis industry, both Bill and Loretta have had extensive programming, fundraising and executive management success in both public and private environments in Florida, California and now in Colorado. Loretta is CS4L's Executive Director and a past board member of the Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs.
Building Project Committee
Jeff Temple, chair
Loretta & Bill Conway
Chandler Deimund / Vertical Arts
Jayson Harris, Head Pickleball Pro
Travis Holmquist / HLCC
Steve "Moz" Modzelewski
Barry Sherman, project manager
Capital Campaign Committee
Becky Lamb, chair
Randy Wert, chair
Julie Markowitz, audit lead