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Published On: November 14th, 2016


Get to know the Lakeshore Chinooks Vice-President and General Manager, Dean Rennicke!    


Where were you born and raised?

Born in Milwaukee, raised in Mequon.

Where do you currently reside?

Grafton, WI

Family Members?

Wife and three kids and lots of extended family in the area.

Where did you attend college and your degree?

UW-Madison until Junior year when I got drafted by the MLB. Finished at UW-Milwaukee.

Who is your biggest role model?

Too many to list. Blessed with an incrediable family and great co-workers and bosses that have constantly impacted my life. Simply put, I don't get to where I am without a lot of people helping me along the way.

What is your proudest moment?

Again, too many to list. So many incredible moments I have been fortunante enough to experience.

First job ever?

Working in my grandfather's greenhouse, Karthause and Sons.

What are some of your hobbies?

Family time, golf when possible, and reading.

Favorite Food and Favorite Restaurant?

Steak and my wife's chicken salad. Favorite restaurant…Dean's backyard grill!

How long have you been with the Chinooks?

From the start, 2009, before we even existed.

Favorite Chinooks moment of all-time?

First home game back on June 4, 2012 and Brett Siddall catching the final out in 2014 to win the NWL title!

Favorite Chinooks player to date and why?

Too many again. So many great young men.

Favorite sport team(s)?

My favorite sport is basketball (yes, basketball). Bucks, Marquette, Badgers, UWM, UW-Green Bay, Concordia. I truly root for ALL local teams in hoops.

Favorite Vacation Spot?

Door County

Favorite TV Show?

Cheers or MASH

Favorite Movie?

The Longest Yard (Original) and Remember the Titans

If you could visit one place during your lifetime, what would it be?

Israel, to see the Biblical sites.

If you could have dinner with one famous person (past or present) who would it be?


If you were given a million dollars, what would you do with it?

Find someone smarter than me to help setup a way to manage it including a charitable component for groups in need.

If you were President for a day, what is one thing you would change?

No more political ads, only a series of debates at each level to hear the view of the candidates.