Meet the SPoT Staff

A place is nothing without its staff. Below is the crew that makes it happen around here and some of the products they like from our Shop.

Tim Geiger

Recommendations from Tim Geiger:
DGK Scared Money T Shirt

Marse Farmer

Recommendations from Marse Farmer:
Supra Vaider High Snakepack Shoes

Wesley Box

Wes, a long time lurker, ripper & a usual at all All Ages contest, joined our team in June of '15. Holding down Sunday morning lessons, Wes can be found helping coach beginner & is also available for private lessons, hit him up at wes@skateparkoftampa.com Recommendations from Wesley Box:
Chocolate Elijah Berle Saints Deck Chocolate Elijah Berle Monster Truck Deck Lakai Echelon MJ Shoes Lakai Camby Crailtap Shoes Spitfire Mike Anderson Shaped Wheels Thunder Ishod Wair T30 Hollow Light Trucks

Paul Zitzer

One of the key persons leading to the creation of SPoT, Paul has always been around in one way or another. In September, we official welcomed Paul as an employee of the park. Catch Paul at all of our events, local & abroad, as well as posting to the blog. Recommendations from Paul Zitzer:
Bones Bones Swiss Precision Bearings Bones Wheels Chris Miller CMYK SPF Wheels Nike Stefan Janoski EXP PQS SHoes olloclip iPhone 5/5S 4-In-1 Lens Prospects Productions Static IV DVD Box Set SPoT Skate Shop Logo T Shirt Theories Coffin Windbreaker Theories Cipher Snap-Back Hat Toy Machine Angry Turtle Crew Socks Volcom Faceted Chino Pants

Chris Preston

Chris joins the staff in Feb 2013 as our new product photographer and all things artsy like flyers, logos, and other design work keeping new things looking tight and slowly updating old, not so beautifully designed things we've done in the past. Recommendations from Chris Preston:
Bones Bones Swiss Precision Bearings Dime First Date T Shirt Independent Stage 11 Standard Truck Skatepark of Tampa Circle City PS Stix Floral Print Deck Spitfire Formula Four 101D Conical Full Shaped Wheels Vans SK8-Hi Pro Shoes

Sam Bellipanni

Sam holds it down for the SPoT Team and you can catch him in the shop as well. He makes it look easy on a board with a bag of tricks like no other. He also maybe the guy to teach you how to kickflip during a skate lesson. Recommendations from Sam Bellipanni:
Beats By Dre Beats Pill Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bones Wheels Hardcore Medium Bushings Fourstar Legend Air Freshener Independent Andrew Reynolds Stage 11 GC Hollow Baker Truck Stance Gable Socks Theories Morning Star T Shirt Theories Theoramid Long Sleeve Pocket T Shirt Vans Madrid Reissue Pro Shoes Volcom Frickin Modern Stretch Chino Pants

Brian Schaefer

Schaefer started this place in 1993 and lived here while it got off the ground. Then he went and started a bar in Ybor called The Bricks. Find him there and he'll most likely buy you a beer and then bus your table. Recommendations from Brian Schaefer:
Brixton Brigg Jacket Brixton Capo Plaid Long Sleeve Button-Up Shirt Fourstar Chara Long Sleeve Shirt Fourstar Collective Denim Jeans Fourstar Art Dump 15 Years Coleman T Shirt Real Justin Brock About To Roll Deck Real Peter Ramondetta About To Roll Deck Spitfire Andrew Allen Signature Wheels Toy Machine Turtle Boy Socks Toy Machine Monster Face Socks