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Celebrating Over 30 Years of Creating Outstanding Apparel

Dunn’s Sporting Goods has been successfully serving the Milwaukee – West Allis area since 1982. We pride ourselves on our outstanding craftsmanship and competitive prices.

Whether you want to custom design a team logo or order screen printed jerseys or uniforms, we offer a vast array of services to suit your specific needs. And, since most everything is done on-site by our knowledgeable employees, quick turnaround is always possible!

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Dunn's Team

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Steve

A letter from the Owner!

I began my first job as a meat cutter at Patrick Cudahy in 1978. Then in 1981, as a 23 year old kid with lots of ambition, I took a second job selling for Lemke Sporting Goods. As I began to build up clientele, I decided I wanted to establish my own screenprinting company. So, in 1982, I opened Dunn’s Sporting Goods and was operating the company from my own house. Business took off quickly and in 1983 I was able to open my own store front location on 55th & Burnham. Business was slow at that location so in 1984 I moved the company to 76th & Lincoln . Here, the business took off! I was building relationships with bars, schools and businesses. Mostly local, Dunn’s was on the map!

By 1983, I was able to quit my job at Patrick Cudahy and focus solely on the business. Those 16 hour days were now down to 12. Without my wife Sharon’s support this never would have been possible. She ran the store and watched our 3 kids those first 3 years of business. In 1989 I purchased the building we are currently located at 6034 W National Ave. 30 successful years later, the business has expanded to a team of 20 employees. My son Eric is now part owner and does a great job running the production side of the business. Plans are in motion for our 3rd addition to the building in 2020.

God has certainly blessed us. Hard work, a good product, and competitive pricing is Dunn’s Motto. Our customers are #1! Get R Dunn!!!

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Eric

Eric grew up in Milwaukee and in the t-shirt screenprinting industry. As the son of the owner, Eric grew up spending several hours hanging out at the store and helping out where he could. He started working full-time at Dunn’s Sporting Goods in 2005 and since then has transitioned into the Screenprinting Manager and most recently, part owner of Dunn’s Sporting Goods. Eric is a resident of Mukwonago with his wife Gabrielle and four kids Ethan, Elijah, Ava, and Mia.

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Matt

Matt is a Milwaukee native having been born and raised here in the city. He graduated from Rufus King High School and later attended the University of Wisconsin-Parkside where he received a degree in Sports Management. He started working at Dunn’s Sporting Goods in 2004 and moved into the Store Manager role in 2012. He’s now a resident of Mukwonago with his wife Elizabeth.

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Brett

Brett grew up in Neenah, Wisconsin where he attended St. Mary’s Central High School. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a Business degree. He’s been serving as a Sales Associate at Dunn’s Sporting Goods since 2012. He’s now a resident of West Allis with his wife Carrie and son Will.

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Mark

Mark grew up in Milwaukee where he attended Marshall High School. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a degree in Physical Education. After college, Mark held several positions in sales and retail. These included the Regional Loss Prevention Manager at 250 stores in New York state, as well as the coordinator for Bank of America and their credit card sales at Miller Park and Lambeau Field. Mark, then, began to get involved in the Milwaukee Public School system. He first served as the Head of Security at Washington High School and also served as the Varsity baseball coach there for 8 seasons. He’s now the Varsity baseball coach at Milwaukee Vincent, keeping his strong connections with MPS. He joined the team at Dunn’s Sporting Goods in 2017 where he now serves in outside sales. Mark is a resident of Milwaukee with his wife Lisa.

Employment Opportunities

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Graphic Artist - Full Time

Must be:
Knowledgeable about designing for screen printing, embroidery and sublimation
Able to quickly create vector art on a tight time schedule with limited colors
Able to re-create non-vector logos into a vector format from sources such as .jpgs or clothing
Able to work with the demands of many customers at the same time
Able to effectively communicate with customers regarding their artwork, proofing, and orders
Able to have time management and meet deadlines
Able to work productively without supervision
Able to be highly organized and keep work area clean
Very skilled at multitasking, including but not limited to designing, updating and editing a website, printing artwork films, placing orders, emailing, answering phones, etc.

Proficient in Adobe Illustrator CS5
Comfortable working in PhotoShop CS5
Experience with X-Cart a plus
Able to work on a Mac

Position is full time (non-temporary). Hours are Monday through Friday 9am-6pm, and rotating Saturdays 9am-1pm or 3pm. Compensation dependent on experience.

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Graphic Artist - Part Time

Must be:
Knowledgeable about designing for screen printing, embroidery and sublimation
Able to quickly create vector art on a tight time schedule with limited colors
Able to re-create non-vector logos into a vector format from sources such as .jpgs or clothing
Able to work with the demands of many customers at the same time
Able to effectively communicate with customers regarding their artwork, proofing, and orders
Able to have time management and meet deadlines
Able to work productively without supervision
Able to be highly organized and keep work area clean
Very skilled at multitasking, including but not limited to designing, updating and editing a website, printing artwork films, placing orders, emailing, answering phones, etc.

Proficient in Adobe Illustrator CS5
Comfortable working in PhotoShop CS5
Experience with X-Cart a plus
Able to work on a Mac

Position is part time (non-temporary). Flexible hours – Monday through Friday 9am-6pm, and rotating Saturdays 9am-1pm or 3pm. Compensation dependent on experience.

Apply Now