Kristi Jacobsma – Sales and Marketing Director
Kristi is a Brookings native that has been involved in sales and marketing within the community for the past 21 years. Kristi brings a unique perspective and passion for hockey that has grown over the past 10 years while her 3 sons have developed in the sport. She is also active in the local hockey association’s board by serving on various positions and contributing her time and effort to grow hockey within the Brookings Community.
Kristi and her husband Jamie are happily raising four kids: Cayden (16) Nash (15), Layla (10) and Jager (5). They enjoy spending time with their family attending sporting events at various levels in addition to attending many youth activities that their children are involved with.
Kristi is excited for the opportunity to work with the Brookings Blizzard to grow the interest of junior hockey in the Brookings community. Her experience and passion will help fuel excitement for the upcoming season.
Weston DeWitt – Play-By-Play Broadcaster, Media Manager and Sales
Weston is a recent graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University, with a Bachelor of Arts in Sports Journalism. Weston was born and raised in Rapid City, SD for 18 years, before starting his college career at Bethel University in Arden Hills, MN. After two years at Bethel, Weston transferred to Arizona State, where he immersed himself immediately in the student radio station, Blaze Radio. He broadcasted numerous ASU events in baseball, basketball, hockey and football for the station. He later served as the Sports Director of the station for 2017-18 and was named “Best Sports Director” in the country by the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS). In his down time, he enjoys watching all the sports he can take, seeing new movies and writing about the UFC, as he is currently a part-time contributor to FanSided and Sports Illustrated MMA. Weston is an avid fan of combat sports, the MLB, NHL and of course his alma mater, Arizona State. His favorite teams include the Detroit Tigers, Arizona Diamondbacks, Vegas Golden Knights, Detroit Red Wings and Arizona Coyotes.
Weston is excited to bring his passion and love for broadcasting hockey to Brookings. He played in Larson Ice Center as a young boy with the Rushmore Thunder in the SDAHA, which is the same league as the Brookings Rangers. You can follow Weston on Twitter.