From the age of 8, Randall’s family has been involved with Barefooting and Tournament Waterskiing. This participation has carried through his life and motivates him to keep fit and keep his mind busy. In his role as President, he hopes to pass on his passion for the sport to new families and advance the sport within QLD.
Brad has been involved in and around watersports since he was 8yrs old. His first time hitting the Slalom Course and then competing in Tournaments was at the age of 38. He has competed at most State and National Championships since then and also represented Australia at the O35 Worlds in France in 2022.
EMS – Event Management System Coordinator
Pamela did not grow up water skiing but developed a deep love for it when her daughters started tournament skiing in 2019. At the tournaments you will find Pamela in the scoring tower doing what she loves. With 30 years plus experience in corporate and small business, Pamela has been instrumental with the implementation of the EMS system, training scorers and loves to welcome new members.
Lorraine joined the Barron River Water Ski Club in Far North Queensland in 2012 and it was life-changing. in 2013 she joined her local club as Treasurer and one year later, the Northern Region and State Committees. She loves being part of this great sport on and off the water and it is very rewarding for her.
Susann has been a skier since her teens, went on to marry a skier, and now has a family that skis together socially and competitively. With her administration and small business background, this stands her in great stead for the role of Secretary for WSQ.
Scott has been a competitive water skiing since 2001. He is a current Australian representative and has gone on to set several world records in jump and trick. Scott can regularly be seen helping out at Come and Try days and enjoys introducing new skiers to the sport.
Junior Development Officer
Gary grew up water skiing socially from the age of ten in Central Queensland. Having strong family ties to outback Queensland, Gary and his family have been involved with competitive water skiing since 2016. With over twenty years of experience in the construction and manufacturing industry, Gary looks after Junior Development.
Grants & Funding
Michael started skiing at six years of age with his family in Port Stephens. He contacted WSQ when he wanted to get his own family into skiing and hasn’t looked back. Gone are the river skiing days. Chasing buoys is where it is at. He has loved being part of WSQ since 2008.
Media & Marketing
Introduced to water skiing by her dad Ross, Mel has skied socially and competitively across all facets of the sport since. The Angel family has been involved in the water ski industry for over 20 years their family not only competes, they also sponsor QLD tournaments via their business Waterskiers World.
Pete has been involved in water skiing all his life, starting out as a weekend activity with his parents and brothers, and now doing the same with his own family. He developed a love for the sport at an early age and dabbled in all disciplines before settling on 3 event tournament skiing. He has now competed in three World Championships and have won 10 Australian Slalom titles. He enjoys the organising and running of local events to help give the next generation of champions and enthusiasts every chance to reach their goals.
Coops started skiing way back in the early 80’s and got into skiing in the early 90’s. It was so much fun he spent a bunch of years working and competing in the USA to try an avoid real work. However this is where he started to dream of building a ski lake like the ones he had experienced in America. It took quite a few years but he now runs a tournament ski club on a lake he built in Babinda, far North Queensland. Sometimes dreams do come true. He would love you to head up for a ski!
Stephen has been a water skier from a young age and has a love for not only the sport itself but also for introducing new people to the sport. After a nearly twenty year break from water skiing, he took up tournament slalom two years ago and has progressed well through the divisions in the central region. His aim is to grow the competitor ranks of the central region through come try days throughout the region.