Jeff Maskalunas - President
Jeff has been on the Hodag Alumni Board since catalyzing its re-creation and organization in 2017, first as a liaison from the team to the board before eventually becoming president. During his time at UW-Madison, he played for the former Pimpdags (now Fauxdags) his first year followed by the Hodags the next four years until 2019, where he was an officer and then a captain in his last two years. When not spending time with the ultimate team, Jeff completed his BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering at UW-Madison in the Solar Energy Lab. Jeff currently lives in Schenectady, NY where he works as a thermal engineer at GE Vernova Research, coaches ultimate at Niskayuna High School and Iroquois Middle School, and volunteers with his local disc organization Albany Ultimate Disc Association (AUDA).
Bryan Paradise - Hall of Fame Liaison and Alumni Event Coordinator
Bryan Paradise attended the University of Wisconsin from the fall of 1996 through the spring of 2004 graduating with a BS in Chemistry in 2001 and a JD in 2004. His ultimate career started at UW on the first ever Wisconsin "B-Team" in the fall of 1998 and culminated as a Captain of the team that won the program's first National Championship in 2003. In addition, to his time with the Hodags, Bryan played for Madison Club from 2001-2004 (Captaining in 2003 and 2004). In 2007, he founded and captained Paul Bunyan's Revenge, a club team with multiple generations of Hodags represented. Bryan has also played for various Surly Masters level teams, winning two Masters Nationals Titles (2011, 2013) and a Grand Masters World Title (2022). Bryan informally joined the Alumni Board for most of 2022-2023 to help formalize the Hodag Hall of Fame induction process and organize the summer alumni weekend in 2023 as part of a 20-year celebration of the 2003 Championship. His role on the Board as liaison to the Hall of Fame Voting Committee and Alumni Weekend Coordinator has now been formalized. Bryan currently lives in De Pere, WI and works as an Attorney for Hennessy & Roach, PC.