MEET THE BOARD

Together with the management of the Steamboat Tennis & Pickleball Center, the Court Sports for Life Foundation board is 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
Chair

 

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.

Randy Salky
Secretary

 

Randy Salky 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 eight 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.

Randy Wert
Treasurer & Pickleball Community Contact Person

 

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 Beckner
Assistant Secretary/Treasurer

 

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.

Jeff Temple
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 serves 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.

Jeff Temple
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 serves 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.

Paul Beckner
Assistant Secretary/Treasurer

 

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.

Jeff Temple
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 serves 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.

Becky Lamb
Capital Campaign Chair & Tennis Community Contact Person

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.

Rick Garth

 

Rick has been a Steamboat resident since 1990 and was part of the leadership team that worked with the City of Steamboat Springs to build the original tennis bubble. He led the “Turf It Now” campaign to fund and install the original artificial turf field at Steamboat Springs High School. Rick is a Director Emeritus of the Yampa Valley Bank and a former Steamboat Philanthropist of the Year. Rick now travels extensively to play in pickleball tournaments around the country.

Loretta Conway, ex officio
VP, Steamboat Tennis & Court Sports, Inc.

Loretta and Bill Conway have been the Steamboat Tennis & Pickleball Center’s concessionaires since October 2016, 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 the Business Development Director of the Steamboat Tennis & Pickleball Center and a board member of the Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs.

Committees

Pickleball Building Project Committee

Jeff Temple, chair

Loretta & Bill Conway

Ricky Jenkins

Steve "Moz" Modzelewski

Barry Sherman, project manager

Liaisons from STA and SSPA

Pickleball Building Project –

Player Advisory Committee

Rick Garth

Chris Montgomery

Sean Pummill

Julie Schwerin

Capital Campaign Committee

Becky Lamb, chair

Loretta Conway

Sung Ioffredo

Betsy Ludlow

Debbie Modzelewski

Meg Tully

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