Founder & President
[Contact for: KBF TV, Marketing, Promotions] ♦ Chad Hoover Hendersonville, TN KBF Founder & President Chad “Knot Right” Hoover grew up hunting, fishing and exploring the backwoods and backwaters of rural Louisiana and Georgia. After finishing high school, he joined the Navy and set out in search of adventure. In September 2012, Chad retired after over […]
COO, Managing Director/Partner
[Contact for: Nothing. Contact other KBF Staff members, who will coordinate with Joe when appropriate.] ♦ Haubenreich has worked alongside Chad KBF since 2012, providing retail, strategic planning, and marketing support. He now works behind the scenes to provide the creative, technical and web assets. He handles website development and maintenance and helps coordinate and manage […]
Director of Partner & Sponsor Relations
[Contact for: KBF Partner Program, Sponsor relationship management, bookkeeping & accounting, scheduling, KBF TRAIL Series coordination] ♦ Kristie oversees KBF’s administration, billing, bookkeeping and invoicing. Kristie does all of this while helping build strong ties between KBF and kayak fishing vendors, community event planners, tournament directors, club & circuit leaders and tourism bureaus. Kristie works closely with Chad […]
KBF Events Coordinator
[Contact for: KBF Challenge and Tournament issues; KBF Partner Program; rules questions, revision process & compliance, Judge training & certification, Dispute escalations] ♦ Richard, a retired 28-year Navy veteran, oversees operations for several of Kayak Bass Fishing competitive events and is host of the KBF Podcast. Richard is also an active member of the kayak fishing community in […]
Customer Care Manager
Customer Care Manager Lynette Brentlinger is in charge of KBF Inventory, logistics, and fulfillment, generally. That means she makes sure that someone from KBF responds to inquiries and orders from members and website guests in a timely, complete, and professional way.
Director of Judging and Standards
Director of Judging and Standards Amanda has been with KBF since 2017 when she joined us as a KBF Judge. She now oversees all KBF officiating, judge scheduling and assignments. In addition she works closely with Tournament and Event Cordinators to help with event logistics. Her love of fishing for Redfish and her knowledge of the […]
KBF Partner Program & Membership Director
[Contact for: KBF Partner Program, KBFNC Partner Qualification Awards, KBF Advisory Group.] Terry’s is familiar face for hundreds of KBF members, who met him at past KBF National Championships where he managed the Expo. He has been Sales Manager for All Pro Rods since 2013, working with retailers who stock and sell APR rods and […]
Todd is KBF’s newest staff member and will be playing a major role event promotion and communications. He will also pull emcee duties at several KBF tourmaments in 2020, notably the Dee Zee KBF TENvitational at Kissimmee Chain of Lakes and the 2020 YakAttack KBF National Championship presented by Torqeedo at Lake Guntersville.