Jingle Cross Staff
Darcy Sanford is one of the longest running volunteers of the Jingle Cross and has helped for 14 straight years with course builds, registration, and much more.
Nick Kaeding works with the CVB and is the expert on beverages for major events. He works with distributors and beverage stations to be sure the taps keep flowing.
Known for his sense of taste and recognition of fine foods, Peter Kaboli is our food vendor specialist. He selects the best of Iowa’s mobile restauranteurs and food trucks.
Ken is the go-to guy for fixing everything. His long history in the bike industry goes back when he was owner of his own shop and still has weekly shop nights for everyone in town.
Robin Williams is an avid cyclo-cross rider and one of the top amateurs in the area. She has been helping with the Jingle Cross for over a decade.
Ex-Pro and 2 time Olympian Jason McCartney is our gravel grinder designer. He also busy with course construction and plays a huge role for the World Cup.
Wayne Fett is the Parking and Transportaion Director and an unofficial expert taster for the Wine Walk. He has won awards for his long history of community service.
Todd Gillihan was the original Course Director and muscle behind the Jingle Cross for the first 13 years. He continues i stalking the slopes of Mt. Krumpit n an advisory role.
Kids Zone Director
Ryan Jacobsen is an avid cyclo-cross rider and raced in the Masters World Championships. He’s our Kids Zone Director and arranges the bouncy houses, games, and more.
Clarissa Kane works with the CVB on a tremendous number of projects and events. One of her areas of expertise is graohic design and helps create all the signage.
Josh Schamberger is the President of the CVB and knows everybody and everything in town. He’s helps keep the overall picture organized and rallys local community support.
Geoff Perrill of Geoff’s Bike and Ski is a sponsor for 14 consecutive years and his fleet of bike shop vehicles moves our course materials from storage to the venue.
The muscle behind the directors, the hands behind the carpentry, Jerry Full is our do-it-all guy who works tirelessly building everything from billboards to buildings.
Rick Hopson is the GodFather of bike racing in Iowa. He is our VIP director and selectes the World Cup Wine Walk beverages…that’s why he’s called the Godfather.
Nate Van Der Weide
Nate Van Der Weide volunteers as Host Director for Pro World Cup athletes and also sponsors one of our Individual Amateur Races as owner of Computer Solutions Ltd.
VIP Assistant Director
If Rick Hopson is the Godfather of cycling in Iowa, then Rosanne Hopson is the Godmother. Along with her husband, she is our hospitality hostess in the VIP zone. She also an essential part of the registration crew.