Board of Directors

 
  Buster Pike   President   Buster is from Marblehead, MA and Newport, RI. He grew up sailing primarily in Marblehead, MA. He sailed at the University of Rhode Island and has fueled his love of sailing from there. He was a Charter Captain in the Caribbean for some time and worked on the America's Cup in New Zealand. He moved to Park City in 2003 after living in Boston, London, Auckland, Newport, Dublin and the Caribbean. Needless to say, he's been around the world sailing. Buster started Park City Sailing's Junior Program and Laser and Elliot 6m Racing.

Buster Pike
President

Buster is from Marblehead, MA and Newport, RI. He grew up sailing primarily in Marblehead, MA. He sailed at the University of Rhode Island and has fueled his love of sailing from there. He was a Charter Captain in the Caribbean for some time and worked on the America's Cup in New Zealand. He moved to Park City in 2003 after living in Boston, London, Auckland, Newport, Dublin and the Caribbean. Needless to say, he's been around the world sailing. Buster started Park City Sailing's Junior Program and Laser and Elliot 6m Racing.

  Geoff Hurwitch Founder Boats & Facilities, Racing   Geoff is from Sherborn, MA and grew up sailing out of Falmouth on Cape Cod. He sailed with the University of Vermont Sailing Team on Lake Champlain. Geoff was in the marine industry with Vanguard Sailboats and Waterline Systems. He went on to own his own boat building company, WitchCraft Boats. He sailed professionally for a brief period out of Newport, RI. Geoff moved to Park City in 2006 and lives with his wife and two little boys. He started Park City Sailing in the Spring of 2008.

Geoff Hurwitch
Founder
Boats & Facilities, Racing

Geoff is from Sherborn, MA and grew up sailing out of Falmouth on Cape Cod. He sailed with the University of Vermont Sailing Team on Lake Champlain. Geoff was in the marine industry with Vanguard Sailboats and Waterline Systems. He went on to own his own boat building company, WitchCraft Boats. He sailed professionally for a brief period out of Newport, RI. Geoff moved to Park City in 2006 and lives with his wife and two little boys. He started Park City Sailing in the Spring of 2008.

  Ken Block   Vice President Adult Sailing, Outreach & Corporate Events   Ken is from Brooklyn, NY with his home port being Marblehead, MA. Ken spent time at a sailing camp in Gloucester, MA. From there, he became a dock rat in Port Washington, NY and cleaned boat bottoms so he could race on them. He started backwards with racing on CCA and early IOR boats on Long Island Sound and did a number of Newport to Bermuda races. In 1978, he bought his first of 3 International Ectells and raced them at the National and World Championship level. He also crewed a number of Olympic and World Champions. Ken moved to Park City in 2005 and is out on the water several days a week teaching and working in the Out Reach program.

Ken Block
Vice President
Adult Sailing, Outreach & Corporate Events

Ken is from Brooklyn, NY with his home port being Marblehead, MA. Ken spent time at a sailing camp in Gloucester, MA. From there, he became a dock rat in Port Washington, NY and cleaned boat bottoms so he could race on them. He started backwards with racing on CCA and early IOR boats on Long Island Sound and did a number of Newport to Bermuda races. In 1978, he bought his first of 3 International Ectells and raced them at the National and World Championship level. He also crewed a number of Olympic and World Champions. Ken moved to Park City in 2005 and is out on the water several days a week teaching and working in the Out Reach program.

 
  Bill Rusconi Junior Program   Bill was born and raised in Cincinnati, OH. Aside from some sunfish exposure as a child, Bill didn't start sailing until he moved to New Orleans when his friends took him out on a Columbia 27 on Lake Ponchartrain. He learned to race in the northeast on a Frers 33, then Mumm 36, then Farr 40, and finally a Club Swan 42 out of Larchmont, NY, Stamford, CT and Jamestown, RI. He still goes back to do Block Island Race Week and used to do Key West Race Week annually. He moved to Park City in 2000 and frequents Bear Lake to sail his Frers. Bill joined Park City Sailing in 2008 and signed his kids up for the junior program. He's been involved ever since.

Bill Rusconi
Junior Program

Bill was born and raised in Cincinnati, OH. Aside from some sunfish exposure as a child, Bill didn't start sailing until he moved to New Orleans when his friends took him out on a Columbia 27 on Lake Ponchartrain. He learned to race in the northeast on a Frers 33, then Mumm 36, then Farr 40, and finally a Club Swan 42 out of Larchmont, NY, Stamford, CT and Jamestown, RI. He still goes back to do Block Island Race Week and used to do Key West Race Week annually. He moved to Park City in 2000 and frequents Bear Lake to sail his Frers. Bill joined Park City Sailing in 2008 and signed his kids up for the junior program. He's been involved ever since.

  JR Dethorn Treasurer   JR was born in Fort Bragg, NC, but has lived in a variety of places growing up. He has moved 27 times so far. With that, he has been sailing all over the states, from Newport, RI to Chicago to Seattle and now Utah. He moved to Utah in 2012 and lives in Cottonwood Heights with his family. You can catch JR racing his laser in our Tuesday night laser racing series.

JR Dethorn
Treasurer

JR was born in Fort Bragg, NC, but has lived in a variety of places growing up. He has moved 27 times so far. With that, he has been sailing all over the states, from Newport, RI to Chicago to Seattle and now Utah. He moved to Utah in 2012 and lives in Cottonwood Heights with his family. You can catch JR racing his laser in our Tuesday night laser racing series.

  Casey Marsh   Volunteer & Social Media   Casey is originally from Mississippi, but grew up on the east coast. Prior to her move to Park City, Casey was in New York. She has lived in Park City almost 20 years. She and her husband started taking sailing lessons in the Caribbean about 13 years ago. She got involved with Park City sailing when looking to keep up on their skills. From that, her family enjoys the Access program, racing and junior camp.

Casey Marsh
Volunteer & Social Media

Casey is originally from Mississippi, but grew up on the east coast. Prior to her move to Park City, Casey was in New York. She has lived in Park City almost 20 years. She and her husband started taking sailing lessons in the Caribbean about 13 years ago. She got involved with Park City sailing when looking to keep up on their skills. From that, her family enjoys the Access program, racing and junior camp.