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Dana MacKenzie

Dana MacKenzie

Founder / Program Director

Phone: 608-514-6445

Justin Litscher

Boys Director

Phone: 608-963-6132

Karl Kleinfeldt

Girls Co-Director

Phone: 608-215-3339

**SWING MADNESS THIS MARCH**

As we approach the start of our 10th year, we continue to be amazed at the success of the players from Wisconsin Swing..past and present. 

SEE BELOW REGARDING THE NCAA AND STATE TOURNAMENTS, AND HOW THE THE SWING IS REPRESENTED THIS MARCH!

JOSH GASSER ON THE COVER OF SPORTS ILLUSTRATED!!

SWING REPRESENTED IN THE FINAL FOUR!!

Congratulations to the Wisconsin Badgers! 

Wisconsin Swing Basketball will be represented by 5 quality individuals at the 2013 NCAA Final Four!

#21 JOSH GASSER - Josh played 3 season for Wisconsin Swing, and graduated from Port Washington High School in 2010

#24 BRONSON KOENIG - Bronson played his final season with Wisconsin Swing, and graduated in 2013 from La Crosse Aquinas High School.

#3 ZAK SHOWALTER - Zak played 5 years for Wisconsin Swing, and is a 2012 graduate of Germantown High School.

MANAGER - WILL DECORAH - Will played 3 seasons for Wisconsin Swing, and was a 2013 graduated of Waunakee High School

DIRECTOR OF BASKETBALL OPERATIONS - LUKE WAINRIGHT - Luke coached one season with Wisconsin Swing prior to joining the staff at Wisconsin.

GOOD LUCK IN NORTH TEXAS FELLAS! THE WISCONSIN SWING COULD NOT BE MORE PROUD OF YOUR SUCCESS!!

#swingfam

*UW-WHITEWATER WINS NCAA DIVISION III NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP*

Congratulations to the UW-Whitewater Warhawks, and their 3 #swingfam!

#21 ERIC BRYSON - Eric played for Wisconsin Swing, and is a 2009 graduate fo Elkhorn High school.

#4 PATRICK SOUTER - Patrick played for Wisconsin Swing, and is a 2008 graduate of Racine St. Catherine's High School.

ASST. COACH REID GIBBS - Reid is the coach of the Wisconsin Swing 17u Team.

ERIC BRYSON

REID GIBBS

PATRICK SOUTER

2014 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

This is amazing, and unmatched in our area...

Today there will be 14 former Wisconsin Swing players, and 2 coaches, who will make our program proud, as they participate in the NCAA Tournament.

Good luck to the Milwaukee Panthers, and their 10 Swing alumni...

Kyle Kelm, Cody Wichman, Mitch Roelke, Austin Arians, Evan Richard, Dan Studer, Alex Prahl, and Brett Prahl. Manager Sara Kuehl, and Video Coordinator Tone Boyle.

Good luck to the Wisconsin Badgers, and their 3 Swing alumni...

Josh Gasser, Bronson Koenig, and Zak Showalter

Good luck to the St. Louis Bilikens, and Jake Barnett!

There will also be 2 former Swing coaches are assistant coaches in the NCAA Tournament. Chip MacKenzie (Milwaukee Panthers), and Will Ryan (North Dakota State Bison). Chip and Will were a HUGE part of the creation of Wisconsin Swing Basketball. Their vision, and dedication to our program is why we are who we are today...10 years later. Can't thank you enough gentleman!!

On the girls side, Samantha Terry (UW-Green Bay) played in the WNIT this past week. Congrats on a great freshman year Samantha!

So this weekend as you watch the games, wear your Swing Swag with pride! There is no program like ours, and we are all proud to be #swingfam!

2014 WIAA STATE TOURNAMENT

As we approach the start of our 10th year, we continue to be amazed at the success of the players from Wisconsin Swng...past and present. Last week we had 11 players participate in the WIAA State Tournament, and 1 for player as an assistant coach. Our #1 goal of making the players, and the game better in our state is evident every time March rolls around. Congratulations guys on your state touranment runs.

Swing Players who participated in the 2014 WIAA State Tournament:

LaMonte Beardon, Brian Beardon, Jake Showalter, Jon Averkamp, Evan Wesenberg, Brian Studer, Thomas Shnoor, Kyle Theis, Connor Edmonds, Max Keefe, Dane McDermott, and Austin DeNoyer.

Hannah Loeffelholz - Cuba City

Congrats also to Assistant Coach Mike Shaw!

 

POST SEASON HONORS

Congratulations to the following Swing players...

WBCA All State - 

Jake Showalter, Evan Wesenberg, Turner Moen, and Parker Weber

Lexi Needham - Fennimore

State All Tournament Team - 

LaMonte Beardon and Evan Wesenberg

2014 MARKS THE 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY FOR WISCONSIN SWING!

Wisconsin Swing is very proud to have been around the Madison area for 10 years. In those 10 years, we have established life long friendships, and produced over 120 college athletes from our program.

Wisconsin Swing was started with our main goal being to improve the quality of basketball in Wisconsin. There is no doubt that we have accomplished this goal! The players and coaches in our program have represented the Swing and Wisconsin by being the one of the most respected programs in the NATION.

HUGE Thank You goes out to all of the outstanding players, coaches, families, and friends who have been with Wisconsin Swing over the years. We are and always will be: 

#swingfam!

We look forward to year 10, and the next 10! We pride ourselves in loyalty! Our program has and always will focus on the fundamentals of the game, and playing basketball the "right way!" 

In honor of our 10th year, all teams will wear the same uniform design worn by our 17u team from 2005, which featured 23 college athletes. 12 Divsion I, 3 Division II,  4 Division III, and 3 NJCAA players. This list also includes 1 NFL player, and several played basketball professionally overseas.

What a great start in 2005, and we have continued that tradition each and every year!

THANKS AGAIN #swingfam!!