Lee Hooton
 
  • HOMETOWN:  Rochester Hills, Michigan
  • CURRENT CITY:  New York, NY
  • OCCUPATION:  Product Design Engineer, Apple, Inc.
  • Lee Hooton joined the crew in 2012. He has been around Unlimited Hydroplanes since birth and a crew member as soon as he was allowed on deck at age 14. He worked with Jim Harvey Motor Sports 2003-2005, then PPE, LLC Racing from 2006-2011 where in 2010 he was crew chief of the U57, making him the youngest crew chief in the sport at that time. Lee has a degree in mechanical & aeronautical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and is currently working as a Product Design engineer for Apple, Inc. in Cupertino, CA. Lee and wife, Samantha, live in Manhattan.