Staff

davessz
  • DAVE DEROOS GUIDE / OWNER
  • David was instrumental in helping with the design of Silver Streak Zipline in 2011. He and his wife, Bonnie, opened the business in June, 2012. He keeps busy during the season guiding tours and working on the course to make sure it continues to remain safe. Off-season, he is involved in their many other business ventures.
    Miss Daisy DeRoos is a regular part of the zip line team.  She will gladly greet you upon your arrival.
andrewssz
  • ANDREW PLATE HEAD GUIDE / SAFETY TRAINER
  • Drew graduated from high school in Sandy Springs, MD and came to Idaho to enjoy the snow. This is Drew’s seventh season with Silver Streak Zipline. He is our head guide in charge of new guide trainees. When our busy season is over, Drew helps ensure proper sanitation of pots, pans, dishes and cutlery at a local eatery or he’s off on an adventure at the Spy Museum in Maryland where he is a guide.   His interests include enjoying the snow, discovering new pizza toppings and bowling. Always fun with Drew around!

Jeremy - Silver Streak Ziplines staff
  • JEREMY DARNELL - LEAD GUIDE
  • Jeremy is a former graduate of Marysville High School in CA.  This is his fifth season with Silver Streak Zipline.  He is a lead guide who also helps with the training of new guides.  Jeremy is a very talented guitarist who plays in a local band.  In his spare time he enjoys football, classic cars, fishing, music and playing the guitar.  Always a pleasure to have Jeremy here.

Cody - Silver Streak Ziplines staff
  • CODY SWEAT - LEAD GUIDE
  • Cody is a graduate of The Great Falls College of Technology with a degree in Respiratory Care.  This is his fourth season with Silver Streak Zipline.  In his spare time he enjoys playing his guitar, fishing and camping.  When our season ends, Cody is busy recording music and working for a construction company.  One of his favorite things:  Grilled cheese sandwiches with tomato soup!!  Welcome back, Cody.

Sarah - Silver Streak Ziplines staff
  • SARAH PAGE - LEAD GUIDE
  • Sarah is currently attending the University of Idaho where she is studying Natural Resource Conservation and Recreation. This is her first season with Silver Streak Zipline Tours. In her free time, Sarah enjoys any type of outdoor activity, as well as reading and watching movies. She told us that she has wanted to work for a zipline for a long time and we’re very happy to accommodate her. Welcome Sarah!

Phil - Silver Streak Ziplines staff
  • PHILIP WALLACE - LEAD GUIDE
  • Phil joined us from the University of Idaho where he is studying Advertising. This is Phil’s fifth season with Silver Streak.  In his spare time he enjoys fishing, archery, snowboarding and music.  Phil told us that he is glad to be a part of the team at Silver Streak.  Well, Phil, we’re very glad you are, too!!

Jessy - Silver Streak Ziplines staff
  • JESSICA BYWATERS - TAIL GUIDE
  • Jessy joined Silver Streak Zipline originally as our photographer.  We are thrilled to have her as one of our guides for her third season with us.  Her hobbies include baking, art and music.  In her spare time she enjoys reading, drawing and hiking.  Jessy is a busy girl this season.  When she’s not with us here, she’s working at the Fainting Goat and the Dayrock in Wallace.  Welcome back, Jess!!

Jeff - Silver Streak Ziplines staff
  • JEFF STUART - TAIL GUIDE
  • Jeff is a University of Idaho graduate.  This is Jeff’s fourth season with Silver Streak.  When our season ends, Jeff will return as a full-time 8th grade teacher of Science & Math at Kellogg Middle School.  In his spare time, he enjoys snowboarding, 4-wheeling, camping, fishing and playing basketball.  What a great addition to Silver Streak!!  Welcome back Jeff!

Bradi - Silver Streak Ziplines staff
  • BRADI ZEIGLER - TAIL GUIDE
  • Bradi is a current student at North Idaho College.  This is her second season with Silver Streak.  She is married with three children and one grandchild.  When the season is over, Bradi will return to Kellogg High School as a para-educator in the Special Education Department.  In her spare time she enjoys riding bikes, floating the river and reading.  We’re very happy to have Bradi guiding with us this year!

Samantha - Silver Streak Ziplines staff
  • VALERIE FINLAY - OFFICE STAFF
  • Valerie joined Silver Streak Zipline in our fourth season.  She has lived in the Silver Valley for ten years and in St. Maries prior to moving here.  In her spare time, Valerie enjoys outdoor activities with her family, crafting and gardening.  We are very happy to have her with us in this very busy office.  Welcome, Valerie!

Makenna
  • MAKENNA POLLARD - PHOTOGRAPHER
  • Makenna is a graduate of Wallace High School.  She will be attending Lewis & Clark College in the Fall to study education.   This is her second season at Silver Streak Zipline.  Makenna was the 2014 Elk’s Teen Queen.  In her spare time she enjoys reading, cooking, swimming and photography.  She loves the outdoors and taking pictures.  She is a member of the local theater group. We’re happy to have this energetic young lady.  Welcome back, Makenna!