Sales Team


MARK SLATER – PRESIDENT Hometown - Norwood Young America, MN. After retiring from professional football in 1984 (one year with the San Diego Chargers and five years with the Philadelphia Eagles, including Super Bowl XV), Mark has been involved in the sporting goods industry in many capacities. Mark owned and operated a fishing resort, then managed a wholesale sporting goods company, and since 1994 has been a manufacturers’ representative.

Mark Slater: 10545 Rome Avenue Young America, MN 55397 Direct: (612) 819-2167 Fax: (952) 442-9223 Email: mark@slatersales.com


CRAIG WINKELS – SALES MANAGER Hometown – Oshkosh, WI. Prior to joining Slater Sales in 1997, Craig worked as a wholesale sporting goods rep. Craig oversees all account activity and works directly with Mills Fleet Farm, Scheels and Menards.

Craig Winkels: 2850 Swallowtail Court Altoona, WI 54901 Direct: (612) 599-9060 Fax: (920) 233-2416 Email: craig@slatersales.com


STEVE MIDBOE – SALES REPRESENTATIVE Hometown - Chetek, WI. Steve joined Slater Sales in the fall of 2005, with over 17 years of experience in sales and purchasing in the manufacturing business. Steve’s role has changed to part time working on special projects and sales support.

Steve Midboe: 1205 Knapp Street Chetek, WI 54728 Direct: (651) 491-2534 Fax: (715) 925-2901 Email: steve@slatersales.com


CHAD RAU – SALES REPRESENTATIVE Hometown - Crosslake, MN. Chad joined Slater Sales in the fall of 2010 with over 10 years of experience in the outdoor sporting goods business, in both sales and management. Chad’s major accounts include Big Rock, Reeds, L&M, Runnings, Cannon Tackle and several secondary accounts in Minnesota, as well as Mid-States buying group members.

Chad Rau: 14627 Wildwood Dr. Crosslake, MN 56442 Direct: (218) 838-0344 Fax: (218) 692-1675 Email: chad@slatersales.com


JASON HANSGEN – SALES REPRESENTATIVE Hometown – Hudson, WI. Jason joined Slater Sales in the Spring of 2015 with over 10 years of expierence in the outdoor sporting goods business. Jason's major accounts include Gander Outdoor, Cabela's, Bass Pro, Academy Sports, Sportsman's Guide, and many secondary accounts, as well as NBS buying group members.

Jason Hansgen: 10074 Park Place Dr. Monticello, MN 55362 Direct: (320) 267-6050 Fax: (715) 254-9506 Email: jason@slatersales.com


BEN SLATER – SALES REPRESENTATIVE Hometown – Norwood Young America, MN Ben joined Slater Sales in January 2016 as a sales rep and accountant. Ben's duties are split between sales for key accounts and accounting support in the Young America office.

Ben Slater: 10545 Rome Avenue, Young America, MN 55397 Direct: (952) 913-8899 Fax: (952) 658-0108 Email: ben@slatersales.com


STEVE SLATER - SALES SUPPORT Hometown - Norwood Young America, MN. Steve has been part-time with Slater Sales as a Pro Staff for the last five years. In January 2016 Steve started full-time in sales and customer support. Steve's major accounts include Northern Wholesale Supply, Hannay's, and Marine General.

Steve Slater: 10545 Rome Avenue, Young America, MN 55397 Direct: (952) 913-8898 Fax: (952) 442-9223 Email: office@slatersales.com


PHILLIP DONNAY - SALES REPRESENTATIVE Hometown - Norwood Young America, MN. Phil joined Slater Sales in August 2017. Phil's territory is outstate Minnesota, South Dakota, and North Dakota.

Phillip Donnay: 12205 County Rd 33, Norwood, MN 55368 Direct: (507) 829-0886 Fax: (715) 952-1996 Email: phil@slatersales.com


TROY TUMA - SALES REPRESENTATIVE Hometown - Campbellsport, WI. Troy joined Slater Sales in December 2017 and brings with him over 25 years of experience as a top sales representative in the outdoor sporting goods business. Troy's territory is the state of Wisconsin, including Shopko, Blain's, Sports Specialist, Robinson Wholesale and all secondary accounts in outstate Wisconsin, as well as World Wide buying group members.

Troy Tuma: W1971 Rustic Drive, Campbellsport, WI 53010 Direct: (612) 839-5711 Fax: (920) 267-4051 Email: troy@slatersales.com


ROSS DORNAN - SALES REPRESENTATIVE Hometown - Rockford, MI. Ross joined Slater Sales in May 2018 and brings with him over 24 years of experience as a sales rep in the outdoor sporting goods business. Ross's territory includes Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. His key accounts include Dunham's, Mattoon Rural King, Quincy Farms, Big R, Do it Best, Jays, D&R Sports, Northwood's Wholesale Outlet, Fin Feather Fur Outfitters, and Kames Sports.

Ross Dornan: 11257 Becker Creek Ct. Rockford, MI 49341 Office: (616) 866-3521 Direct: (616) 340-1142 Fax: (616) 866-6747 Email: ross@slatersales.com