NATIONAL EVENTS COORDINATOR
Hometown: Jordan, Minn.
College: Bachelor of Science in 2011 and Master of Arts in Sport Management with a Business Law minor in 2013 from Minnesota State University-Mankato (Mankato, Minn.)
First day at USA Triathlon: March, 2014
Roles and responsibilities: Responsible for all logistical and event management aspects for USA Triathlon National Championships including event rentals and contract labor, USAT trailer and equipment transportation and inventory, event signage, event set up and teardown, ordering of event materials and various race day support efforts for all USAT National Championships. Furthermore, I assist with the oversight of the Splash and Dash Youth Aquathlon Series and serve as race director for the Colorado Springs Splash and Dash event.
Favorite part about USAT: Working with a dedicated and passionate staff that truly cares about putting on first class national championship events, and being able to see the collective effort that goes into pushing the sport of Triathlon forward. I also enjoy being able to see athletes achieving their goals, whether that is winning an elite race, or completing their first triathlon.
What keeps you busy in your free time: The outdoors, hunting, fishing, running, family and friends, reading, Minnesota sports, Gopher wrestling, anything active.
Favorite career moment: Taking part in a two-year operations internship with the Minnesota Vikings where I was able to see the logistics and effort that goes into running a professional football franchise, and also being offered a position to work within the Olympic realm.