Staff at the Manitowish Waters Athletic Club

Our Staff

MAC Staff

Abby Samardich

Abby grew up in the Northwoods and loves outdoor activities, including running, biking, hiking, kayaking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Abby has an associate's degree in Business Administration and a bachelor's degree in Community Health and Wellness.




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Amanda Jirikowic

Amanda grew up in the Northwoods. Some of her favorite things to do include looking for agates on the shores of Lake Superior with her husband, traveling the world with her sister and caring for her many rescue animals. She enjoys getting to know the members and being a part of The MAC family.


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Autumn Psenicka

Autumn grew up in the Manitowish Waters/Presque Isle area. In her free time, she loves to be outdoors hiking or on the beach of Lake Superior. Fitness has helped change her life, and she is happy to be in this environment every day. Autumn is currently enrolled at UW-Stout, working toward a master's degree in Genetic Counseling.


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Britney Anderson

Britney is currently going to school to be a traveling Dietician with a double bachelor's degree in Exercise Science and Public Health and a master's in Food Science. When she is not at school or work, Britney is at the lake, hiking, baking and hanging out with friends.



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Kathy Scheler

Kathy worked as an LPN at Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Marquardt Health Care Center before retiring to the Northwoods with her husband in 2016. Kathy enjoys being outside and hiking, swimming, boating and reading.



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Sue Rudesill

Sue became a full-time resident of Winchester when she retired from the United States Postal Service and moved "Up North" with her husband. During the summer and fall, Sue enjoys tending to her flowers. In the off-season, she enjoys helping MAC members.