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OUR TEAM

The Ragin' Cajun Water Ski Team continues to be one of the best water ski teams in the nation. 
The team is made up of athletes from all across the world, coming together in Louisiana to better their skiing, get an education, have fun and win national titles. Currently the team is made up of student-athletes from 9 different countries; USA, Canada, England, Italy, Switzerland, Argentina, New Zealand,  Germany and Austria.

 

The student-athletes take pride in how they ski, how they do in the classroom, and how they impact the community both at school and in Lafayette. 
The team is Coached by

Ryan Gonzales (University staff) & Harry Spavin

Parker Stange (Team Captain) & Arron Davies (Lake Captain)

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Ryan Gonzales

Coach since: 2011

Contact Info: Ryan@louisiana.edu

Hometown: New Iberia, Louisiana.

First Started Skiing: Skied once, pulled hamstring and have not skied since.

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Harry Spavin

Coach Since: 2020

Hometown: Lincoln, Great Britain

Job: Civil Engineering

First Started Skiing: 3 years old

Personal Best: 1@39, 7790 pts, 202 ft

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PARKER STANGE

Team Captain

Slalom

Hometown: Sherman, TX 

Major: Nursing

Class: Senior

First Started Skiing: 3 years old 

Hobbies: Riding Horses & Painting

Personal Best: 2@35off

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ARRON DAVIES

Lake Captain

Slalom, Trick & Jump

Hometown: Bolton, Great Britain

Major: Industrial Technology 

Class: MBA

First Started Skiing: 4 years old 

Hobbies: Snow Skiing, Hanging with friends, Netflix.

Personal Best: 3@41off, 4570pts, 153ft 

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EVAN KRAUS

Slalom & Trick

Hometown: Granbury, Tx

Major: Political Science 

Class: Freshman

First Started Skiing: 3 years old 

Hobbies: Working out, Snow Skiing, Cinematography 

Personal Best: 4.5@39off, 7830pts 

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SAGE POTTBECKER

Slalom, Trick & Jump

Hometown: Morris, CT

Major: Nursing 

Class: Sophomore

First Started Skiing: 4 years old 

Hobbies: CrossFit, Playing Piano, Spending time with family and friends & Messing around on the lake

Personal Best: 2@38off, 2110pts, 122ft 

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KENDRA NATHAN

Slalom, Trick & Jump

Hometown: Canyon Lake, Ca

Major: Education

Class: Freshman

First Started Skiing: 8 years old 

Hobbies: Traveling, Working out,  Hanging with family and friends 

Personal Best: 1.5@38off, 4330pts, 111ft 

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EDOARDO MARENZI

Slalom, Trick & Jump

Hometown: Lesa, Italy 

Major: Marketing

Class: Senior

First Started Skiing: 7 years old  

Hobbies: Golfing, Snow Skiing, Drumming

Personal Best: 4@39off, 10790, 205ft 

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VIOLETA MOCIULSKY

Slalom & Trick 

Hometown: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Major: Biology

Class: Sophomore

First Started Skiing: 10 years old 

Hobbies: Hanging with friends & going to the gym on occasion

Personal Best: 3@35off, 4040pts

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LILY MEADE

Slalom, Trick & Jump

Hometown: Whanganui, New Zealand

Major: Graphic Design

Class: Senior

First Started Skiing: 11 years old 

Hobbies: Gym, Art, Hanging with friends 

Personal Best: 2@35off, 5040pts, 132ft 

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KENNEDY HANSEN

Slalom, Trick & Jump

Hometown: Milton, Fl 

Major: Biology

Class: Sophomore

First Started Skiing: 3 years old 

Hobbies: Anything on the water & playing other sports

Personal Best: 2@39off, 9200pts, 155ft 

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LUKE OUTRAM

Slalom, Trick & Jump

Hometown: Gainsborough, England

Major: Industrial Technology

Class: Senior

First Started Skiing: 10 years old 

Hobbies: Any racket sport & biking

Personal Best: 2@39off, 9340pts, 211ft

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GRIFFIN STANGE

 Slalom, Trick & Jump

Hometown: Sherman, TX 

Major: Nursing  

Class: Senior

First Started Skiing: 3 years old 

Hobbies: Playing Guitar & Basketball 

Personal Best: 5@39off, 2600pts, 117ft

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ALI GARCIA

Slalom

Hometown: Orlando, FL

Major: Political Science

Class: Junior

First Started Skiing: 9 years old 

Hobbies: Cooking & Wake surfing 

Personal Best: 2@39off

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KIRSI WOLFISBERG

Slalom, Trick & Jump

Hometown: Carouge, Switzerland 

Major: Psychology 

Class: Junior

First Started Skiing: 7 years old 

Hobbies: Gymnastics, Snow Skiing, Biking, & Hiking

Personal Best: 2@32off, 4930pts, 124ft 

GARETT STALLINGS

Slalom, Trick & Jump

Hometown: Rossville, Tennessee 

Major: MBA

Class: Grad School

First Started Skiing: 4 years old 

Hobbies: Hunting, Shooting, Jujitsu, woodworking

Personal Best: 5@35off, 6870pts, 169ft 

KATIE NUTT

Slalom & Trick 

Hometown: Oxford, England 

Major: Kinesiology

Class: Senior

First Started Skiing: 4 years old 

Hobbies: Working out and hanging out with friends

Personal Best: 0.5@38off, 4210pts

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ANNEMARIE WROBLESKI

Slalom, Trick & Jump

Hometown: Toledo, OH

Major: Industrial Design 

Class: Sophomore

First Started Skiing: 4 years old 

Hobbies: Sewing, Cooking, Drawing & Designing

Personal Best: 2@39off, 2670pts, 120ft 

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JAMES BRYANS

Slalom, Trick & Jump

Hometown: Woodstock, Georgia

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Class: Sophomore 

First Started Skiing: 3 years old 

Hobbies: Fishing, Basketball, Snowboarding  

Personal Best: 3@39off, 4280pts, 176ft

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SEAN KRAUS

Slalom & Trick 

Hometown: Granbury, TX

Major: Political Science

Class: Junior

First Started Skiing: 5 years old 

Hobbies: Biking, Surfing, Playing Guitar, Cinematography 

Personal Best: 1@41off, 8730pts

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