Team Sales

Brian Burghardt


Carl Burghardt


Lynn Burghardt


Burghardt Sporting Goods has a deep and impressive history that spans over a century. Doing business in the Milwaukee area since the 1800s, Burghardt's is recognized as one of the oldest family-owned and operated sporting goods stores in the United States. Brian, Carl & Lynn continue to carry on their family's work as the fifth generation owners focused on being one of the elite independent sporting goods stores in the nation.

Jake Cosson

Team Sales

Jake has been with Burghardts Sporting Goods since 2009. He is the Team Sales Manager with a high focus in volleyball, lacrosse, and spirit wear. Jake also coaches men’s volleyball at the high school and college levels. When time allows he enjoys traveling with his wife and daughter, playing grass volleyball, watching sports, and relaxing with friends.

Greg Fohey

Team Sales

Greg has been with Burghardt Sporting Goods since 2013 and has worked in the sporting goods industry since 2000. Greg lives in Glendale. Greg is one of our outside sales reps providing sporting goods to high schools and colleges in the area.

Steve Gottfried

Team Sales

Steve is one of newer members of the Team Sales Staff. He brings a robust background in competitive swimming and aqua fitness sales. He is a big fan of all things sports; and especially enjoys supporting all of WI pro and college teams. Steve currently resides in West Allis. Steve is a volleyball, basketball and baseball coach for many of his son’s team. Steve enjoys spending time with family and friends….and sipping on a good bourbon.

Mitch Hauser

Team Sales

Mitch has been with BSG since 2012. He has been in team sales since 2015. He lives in Thiensville, WI. His primary position is working team sales, but he also holds the self-appointment position “president of positive energy” Outside of Burghardt Sporting Goods, Mitch enjoys being a mediocre golfer, average fisherman, and expert advice giver.

Clay Hemphill

Team Sales

Clay is the newest member of the Team Sales Staff. Prior to Burghardt Sporting Goods Clay has served as a High School Athletic Director for 9 years. He is a Certified Athletic Administrator from the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association. So Clay is no stranger in communicating and working with coaches and programs at all different levels. Clay lives in Waukesha, with his wonderful wife, 2 young kids, and Dog.


Team Sales

Bryan (BK) Knierim has been with BSG since 2002. He has been in Team Sales since 2006 after a stint as the graphic artist. BK focuses his attention on all-school contracts for area high schools along with servicing our larger youth sports organizations. In July of 2019, he moved to Charlotte, NC but is still a full-time employee for BSG, just from his home office in NC. He is still in an on again/off again relationship with his high school sweetheart, Titleist.

Kevin Murphy

Team Sales

Kevin has been with Burghardt Sporting Goods since 2015, working as a team salesman. He lives in Waukesha, WI with his wife Megan. Kevin works with various local youth organizations and businesses, as well as local High School athletic departments and coaches. Outside of Burghardt Sporting Goods, Kevin enjoys coaching High School travel baseball, watching sports and spending time with his wife and dog, Yadi.

AJ Woelfel

Team Sales

AJ has been with Burghardt Sporting Goods since 2006. AJ lives in Wauwatosa. He enjoys spending time with his family and is an adored Uncle. He enjoys going to Brewers and Bucks games. AJ is also a die hard KC Chiefs fan.