Former Wilson Racquet Sports Territory Managers, Steve Schultz and Robert Vietze have been promoted to Regional Sales Managers in the West and Northeast, respectively.
Schultz, who handled San Diego/Palm Springs, California as a sales rep will now manage the ten Territory Managers in the Western region of the country. Vietze will remain in Boston where he was previously the Territory Manager and handle the ten Territory Managers in the Northeast and Central states. Jeff Adams remains the Southeast Regional Manager with the Southeast states and Texas.
The three Regional Managers will report to Charlie Osborn, Director of National Sales. John Embree remains Vice President of Sales for Golf and Racquet Sports.
Tom Fahs will take over as Territory Manager in the New England area, filling the role previously held by Vietze. Fahs has been involved with the sport as a player, teaching pro and sales rep. He was the former buyer for Paragon Sporting Goods and spent the last three years in sales for Prince. He attended Drew University in New Jersey where he played four years of varsity tennis.
Kevin Klabunde will be the new Territory Manager in the San Diego area replacing Schultz. Klabunde has been in the industry for the past 10 years with various other manufacturers, most recently with Head/Penn where he was awarded Sales Rep of the Year honors. He attended the University of California-Riverside where he was 1990 Ojai Small College Division Doubles Champion as well as the 1990 Rolex Doubles Champion.