MEET THE RACE TEAM
Members of the King Turkey Day Race Team include Captain Jason Johnson (seated), and Handler Darcy Poppema (back, from left), Coach Susanne Murphy and Handler Dawn Teerink.
Jason Johnson is excited to be on the 2022 Turkey Day Race Team! Jason owns and operates Tri State Truck Wash. He lives in Worthington with his wife, Jean, and kids, Dalton and Skyla, who are grown and off on their adventure of life! He likes to travel, go to sporting events, play with his dogs, and turkey race! "It’s an honor to have been part of the KTD board and now race team for the last 10 years. I’m happy to be a representative for the 50th annual Great Gobble Gallup!"
Dawn Teerik is honored and excited to be a handler on the 2022 King Turkey Day Race Team! She was part of the King Turkey Day Board of Directors for 2 terms. Dawn is a first grade teacher at Prairie Elementary School. She is married to Jesse Teerink, a former King Turkey Day Race Team member. They have 2 sons, Kaden, 17 and Carter, 10. She enjoys attending her sons baseball games and spending time with family. Go Paycheck Go!