Dave Van Roekel began his 2nd stint at KILR in September of 1997. Dave serves as the stations Sports Director and Morning Disc Jockey. Dave calls the action on approximately 100 athletic contests each year. Dave enjoys the competition and the life lessons athletics gives to student-athletes. Dave's wife Lynae is a part time employee at KILR and they have three children, two grandsons and one granddaughter. Their oldest daughter Natalie and her husband Andy live in Gruver with their two sons Keegan 15 and Liam 11. Their son Tyler calls Estherville home, while their youngest daughter Whitney and her husband Wade and their daughter Emma call Brandon, South Dakota home. Dave also has a passion for the game of golf, and uses that passion to coach the ELC boys golf program.