Owners

Danna - Owner/Administration

Danna

Owner/Administration
Danna has been with Leitz Sports Center since 2000. She handles all accounts payable and receivable as well as the winter sports buying. Danna and Terry have two sons, both away at college. Danna is an avid runner - racing in marathons, half marathons and 10K races both in the United States and Canada. She is also a master gardener and enjoys kayaking, skiing and snowshoeing. Danna has developed an interest in the vintage buildings in downtown Sault Ste. Marie, and recently "re-habbed" her first historic property.
Terry - Owner/Sales Manager

Terry

Owner/Sales Manager
Terry has been working at the store off and on for over 30 years. In 1989 he returned from California to handle the day to day operations. He took over the store full time in 2000. He was a highly competitive motocross racer for over 25 years, achieving expert status in the 1980's. Terry coached youth hockey and lacrosse for many years. He is a runner - racing in half marathons in Canada and Michigan. Terry also hunts big game animals all over the United States and Canada, and loves to spend time at the family's remote fishing camp in Northern Ontario.

Sales

Brian - Sales

Brian

Sales
Brian joined the staff of Leitz Sports Center in 2005 after running his own outdoor store in Cedarville, MI for a number of years. Brian has many years of firearm experience as well as a vast knowledge of all things outdoors! Although he is a jack of all trades, Brian is an especially accomplished knife maker and an acoustic/eclectic musician. His latest passion is agate hunting, and he spends many hours combing the shores of Lake Superior for the best specimens. He currently lives in Cedarville, MI.
Wanda - Sales

Wanda

Sales
Wanda joined the staff at Leitz Sports Center in 2014. She has been living and enjoying the U.P. her entire life! She and her husband have a very active lifestyle, whether it be getting out on the open road on their motorcycle or hitting the wide open spaces snow shoeing. She has brought a wide range of skills to our store, not the least of which is fashion merchandising. She has a good eye and is quite adept at helping our customers find the perfect outfit. A true fan of the Sorel boot line, Wanda has recently had to expand her closet in order to hold her ever growing collection of boots. Wanda is looking forward to sharing her wide range of knowledge with all of our customers!

Service Department

Charlie - Serice Manager

Charlie

Serice Manager
Charlie has been with Leitz Sports Center for over 14 years. He started as a clean up tech, worked hard for many years and has been the Service Manager for several years now. In his spare time Charlie is a motocross racer - competing when time allows, as well as an amateur snowcross racer. Charlie raced for a team that placed 8th in the I-500 snowmobile race a few years ago. He also spends time in the winter racing vintage sleds. In the past few years he has developed a new passion for duck hunting, and has been working hard on developing his calling and shooting skills. Charlie is married with two sons.
Treyce - Parts and Service Assistant

Treyce

Parts and Service Assistant
Treyce recently graduated from Michigan State University and will begin classes at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in August. He continues to work at the store during summers and winter break, although he will be splitting his time between the family gravel business and the store this year. Treyce has been around the store his entire life and fills in wherever he is needed - from the sales department to parts and service. He was an active motocross racer for many years, competing at the national level in Canada on several occasions. These days Treyce spends his free time hunting and fishing (and studying).
Ryan - Service Department Support Staff

Ryan

Service Department Support Staff
Ryan is the youngest member of our staff. He recently graduated from high school and is enrolled at Michigan State University for the 2017 fall semester. Excelling as both a scholar and athlete, Ryan is a recipient of the prestigious Starr Charitable Scholarship, which provides him with a full ride to MSU for the next four years. Ryan works for us in the summer months. He is a hockey goalie, and recently wrapped up his high school career with the Sault High Blue Devils. He also plays varsity lacrosse and runs both cross country and track. Ryan covers a lot of bases for the Service Department staff, and often assists customers with loading and unloading their equipment.

Parts Department

Steve - Parts and Service Manger

Steve

Parts and Service Manger
Steve has been with us over 25 years (with a short break to attend college). Steve has more experience and knowledge in the field than anyone in our area. His mechanical skills are second to none! Steve has had a number of titles with Leitz Sports Center over the years, but is currently serving as our Master Tech. He also spends time helping Charlie keep the Parts Department running smoothly. In his spare time Steve enjoys hunting and racing vintage snowmobiles as well as spending time with his family. Steve and his wife have a new granddaughter, born in February, 2016.