A St. Paul, MN native and life-long Minnesota Timberwolves fan, Jon is a graduate of the University of Minnesota. Jon became a season ticket member in the 2009-2010 season and joined the Timberwolves organization in the 2014-15 season. His ultimate goal is to host at the NBA Finals at Target Center.
When he is not hosting on game nights Jon enjoys binge watching his favorite TV shows and movies, eating blue corn tortilla chips, playing with his kids and traveling whenever possible, but always loves coming back home to the Twin Cities.
Katie graduated from the University of Minnesota and joined the Timberwolves organization as an in-arena host during the 2013-2014 Season. She may be in her 6th season on the mic, but has been watching from the stands since she was 6. Katie is a familiar face around the Target Center as she also hosts with the Minnesota Lynx. Other experiences include the Summer & Winter X Games, NCHC Frozen Faceoff, Under Armour NCAA Women's Volleyball, Super Bowl LII, as well as various television appearances.
Off the court, a few of Katie's interests include traveling, fishing, spending time with her French Bulldog and of course...getting to know our Timberwolves fans!
DJ MAD MARDIGAN
DJ Mad Mardigan is a legend in the music scene. Known for his jaw-dropping turntable skills, Mardigan’s roots originate from competing in local & regional DJ battles. It was there where he learned how to mix and scratch music from any genre into one cohesive open-format turntablist performance.
Since those early days, he has taken the industry by storm. DJ Mad Mardigan has been rocking The Target Center as the Official DJ of the Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx since 2007. His resume speaks for itself: Mardigan is a 3x NBA All-Star DJ, 4x WNBA World Championship DJ, performed for 112,000 people at The Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championships 2x , DJ’d at The Ryder Cup Finals, MLB All-Star Game, DJ for Life Time Fitness, and has DJ’d at numerous home games for every pro sports team in town, Super Bowl 52, and the 2019 NCAA Final Four.
DJMM has shared the stage with and/or opened for the likes of Dave Chappelle, The Weeknd, Montell Jordan, Prof, Tag Team, Iggy Azalea, DJ Q-Bert, Mix Master Mike (Beastie Boys), Nipsey Hussle, Rob Base, Brother Ali, Walk The Moon, Aloe Blacc, Fitz & The Tantrums, Idina Menzel, and more.
When he's not dropping beats at the Target Center, he splits his time between performing at a variety of different events, and operating his DJ Company - GenerationNOW Entertainment (The Official DJ Company of The Timberwolves & Lynx). Throughout the year you can find him spinning at the hottest nightclubs including The Exchange & The Pourhouse, performing at Broadway VIP Cast Parties as the Official DJ of Hennepin Theatre Trust, spinning live on WCCO-TV, DJing at a high-end private weddings & fundraising galas, and teaching DJ classes at his son’s elementary school.
Mad Mardigan is a true staple in the world of professional DJing. For over 2 decades, he has entertained millions of people with his brand of turntablism and open-format party-rocking. He is an integral part of the entertainment and energy inside the Target Center for The Timberwolves and Lynx.
Tim Miller has been the Wolves Music Director since the 2003-2004 season. His responsibilities include playing in game audio during home games to entertain the fans with his music selection, instrumental beats and playful sound bites. He works hand in hand with organist Jeff Victor and DJ Mad Mardigan to bring you the best musical experience inside Target Center. Tim has had the privilege to represent the Timberwolves organization at the NBA Global games in Rio De Janeiro, Berlin, Istanbul and Mexico City. He has also taken on the role as the Music Director for NBA All Star games during the Saturday night festivities (skills, 3-point challenge and dunk contest) from 2016-2018.
In the off season Tim is the Music Director for the Minnesota Twins and is the V.P. of Marketing & Events for GenerationNOW Entertainment – Official DJ company for the Wolves and Lynx.
Jeff Victor is an accomplished musician and composer as the NBA house organist for the Timberwolves. He’s recorded and toured internationally with such diverse artists as Soul Asylum, Peter Himmelman, Andrew WK, John Gorka, The Honeydogs, and Nick Jonas, and has performed nationally on Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show, and the Late Show with David Letterman. As a composer and producer, he sold 1.5 million units for Target’s Lifescapes music series. His work in commercial advertising earned him both an Emmy and Clio award, and has been featured in national campaigns for Anheuser Busch, BMW, Lexus, The Gap, Old Navy, Holiday Inn and many others. He is also a guest organist for the Minnesota Twins.
Jeff resides in Minneapolis with his wife and two girls, and their dog Minnie.