Wisconsin Junior State Champion Signs with Bethel’s Bass Cats

McKenzie, Tenn. –Wisconsin Junior State Champion Kyler Chelminiak signed with the Bethel University Bass Fishing program Thursday. Kyler is the son of Kevin and Mary Chelminiak of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He plans on majoring in Business Administration at Bethel.

Kyler was the Wisconsin Junior State Champion from 2009-2012. He was also a four-time national qualifier. He feels his biggest strength is his passion for the sport. He was a member of the National Honor Society, High Honor Roll, and Woodland Conference Scholar Athlete of the Year during his prep career at Whitnall High School.

He chose Bethel because of the incredible atmosphere, awesome campus, and the outstanding fishing program. He also considered Wisconsin-Whitewater, SIU, and several other schools.

Bethel Coach Garry Mason commented on the signing. “We are thrilled to sign a young man like Kyler. He comes from a great family and has an intense passion for the sport. He is very talented and we look forward to him being a part of our program.”