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Web Developer
Company: USA Track and Field
Posted: 1/25/13

USA Track & Field, the National Governing Body for track & field, long-distance running and race walking, is seeking a motivated web developer to program and integrate New Media and interactive technologies into the current USATF Website,, and provide back-end program support to the database-driven portions of the site. Based in Indianapolis, the position will help lead USATF’s Web presence, attracting Website traffic and serving our customers.

The ideal candidate will be highly organized, enthusiastic, and open to multiple viewpoints and will creatively apply technologies to USATF’s Web site to further our direct outreach with fans and customers.  Direct experience with Kentico’s content management system will be strongly considered.


  • Hands on development and coding experience is required, primarily in, C#, JavaScript, and Transact SQL; Writing code will be part of the daily responsibilities
  • Design, develop, and support object oriented web services and web based applications to be used in a high-use production environment
  • Would work within our CMS (Kentico) to extend and add functionality
  • Maintain, develop and enhance the database-driven portions of the site, modifying as needed and identifying the needs of USATF departments in this area
  • Ensure security of the site, including e-commerce
  • Ultimately lead the migration of existing code to a new database-driven Web site and programs
  • Would report to the lead Internet Application Developer, and would work closely with the Web Applications Manager and Internet Publishing Coordinator

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or related field is desired, but Associate degree with 2+ years of experience, or 4+ years of on-the-job experience will be considered
  • Must be proficient in the following: ASP.NET WebForms (C#), Transact SQL, HTML, CSS, XML, XSLT, JavaScript and jQuery. Experience with ASP Classic (VBScript) is a plus.
  • Proficiency using Visual Studio 2010
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications is required
  • Experience using source control, and working with a team is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to create and manage relational databases, including Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Access
  • Experience in maintaining and troubleshooting Web servers (Windows/IIS platform experience is required)
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work with limited supervision
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated ability to work with various departments and organizational constituents


USATF is accepting applications until the position is filled. No phone inquiries. Please mark all correspondence with "Web Developer" and send your resume, including links to Web sites demonstrating work product to:


USATF is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, age, handicap, veteran status, or other protected classes. USATF encourages minorities and women to apply.


Associate Director of Associations
Company: USA Track and Field
Posted: 1/25/13

USA Track & Field (USATF) is seeking an individual to serve as Associate Director of Associations. This person will report to the COO and will create and execute programs, services, and initiatives that provide USATF members, sanctioned events, member clubs, and local Associations with a positive experience with USATF and the sports of track & field, long distance running, and race walking.

Specific assignments may include:

  • Oversee a department that develops and implements programs and services offered to a wide range of constituent groups:  including Masters athletes; individual and club members; and sanctioned event directors.
  • Prepare and review budgets for the Associations department; assist in preparation of various committee budgets.
  • National Office liaison to the Associations, Organizational, Masters Track & Field, and LDR Committees and the Club, Cross Country, and Mountain/Ultra/Trail Councils.
  • Direct the planning of the Associations Workshop.
  • Work closely with the Events Department in the planning and implementation of Club, Cross Country and Mountain/Ultra/Trail events.


  • A bachelor’s degree is required; master’s degree preferred.
  • At least 5 years experience in the Olympic sports movement or related sports environment with a background in event management or athletic programming preferred.  Past experience in Masters sports is preferred and a working knowledge of USATF programs is a plus.
  • Experience with a volunteer base is a plus.
  • Extensive job experience in an office environment managing information, preparing reports and working with budgets, and handling customer inquiries and other administrative areas.
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively and handle conflict resolution in a professional manner.
  • Ability to organize information and present it in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to manage a number of projects and handle large amounts of quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Must be able to travel away from home for extended periods.


Salary is commensurate with experience.


USATF is accepting applications until the position is filled.  No phone inquiries.  Please mark all correspondence with "Associate Director of Associations" and send your resume to:

Postal Mail:                                   

USA Track & Field
Human Resources Department
132 E. Washington St., Suite 800
Indianapolis, IN  46204

or Fax:  317-261-0514
or E-mail:

USATF is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, age, handicap, veteran status or other protected classes.


Kayla Kelly


2031 Deer Meadow Blvd. Streetsboro OH, 44241




Career objective

·        To obtain a job in the sport business field



·        University of Mount Union graduate in December of 2012

·        Bachelor of the Arts: Major in Sport Business with a minor in Business Administration




            Pulp Juice and Smoothie Bar: May 2009 - August 2012                                                                    

·        Take customer orders and balance register bank. Preparation of food and smoothies for customers. Maintain inventory levels of all food and dining items. Train new hires.

Robert M. Fumich M.D., Inc.: May 2011 - December 2012                                                               

·        Input billing information into accounts receivable. Responsible for disposing of old records in accordance to their retention policy. Answer phones and file documents.

The Sport Sales Workshop & Job Fair: February 10, 2012                                                                       

·        Was trained to sell tickets by ticket sales representatives from all over the country.

Akron Aeros: August 25, 2011 – September 1, 2011                                                                                     

·        Worked in promotions. Took tickets in the box office through the ticket window and the computer. Worked in sales in the team store. Helped children in the fun zone.

Greater Cleveland Sports Commission: April 2011                                        

·        NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championships- Helped with team locations and security. Communicated with team managers to ensure events ran smoothly.

Greater Cleveland Sports Commission: February 2011                                             

·        Cleveland Sports Awards- Distribute and collect auction hand-held devices. Collected winning bidder’s funds.



            Sportstime Ohio

·        Worked the two main T.V. shows at the station which were All Bets Are Off with Bruce Drennan and Chuck’s Last Call with Chuck Galeti. Their shows were filmed at the station and also at Progressive Field for almost every Cleveland Indians home game. Also edited videos and graphics for the shows.

Hermes Sports & Events – Current road race intern


Extra-curricular Activities


·        Lead in practices and meets as captain of high school cross country team. Received honors in 1st team All-P.T.C., Most Valuable Player, Horizon Award, and Plain Dealer Athlete of the Week. Ran in regional’s three out of the four years of high school track.


Richard Flynn
200 Langhorne Lane Apt. #B
Lynchburg, VA 24501  E-m

Posted December 10, 2012



455 7th Avenue #3, San Francisco, CA 94118 415.606.1498 ¤


RCP Events, Inc.

RCP Tiburon Mile Open Water Swim

Tiburon, CA

Event Director

Mar. 2003 – Mar. 2005, Jan. 2006 – Dec. 2007 & Apr. 2009 – Present

Director of event production and logistics. Oversee all event operations including venue, registration, marketing, volunteers and special events. Play director role in all event operations, publicity and marketing strategies, materials, event permits and recruitment and coordination of elite athlete travel, hospitality and event volunteers. Lead role in public relations, event advertising and promotion. Manage a staff of four and committee of 15 in coordination of over 200 event volunteers, venue set-up and production and registration of 1,000 swimmers. Supervised production/editing of the Comcast Sports Net video broadcast.

Special Olympics International

2011 World Summer Games- Athens, Greece

Sport Resource Team

Dec. 2009 – Present

Recruited as Technical Delegate for the 2011 World Games Open Water Swim in Greece, June 25, 2011 - July 4, 2011. Assisting in the coordination of the first ever official Special Olympics open water swimming event in Special Olympics competition. As part of the Sport Resource Team, assist in the promotion and implementation of open water swimming as an official sport within programs offered at Special Olympics International.

Pacific Sport Events and Timing

2009 Honolulu Marathon

2011 + 2012 Nike Women’s Marathon

Timing Staff-Contract

Dec. 2009, Oct. 2011 & 2012

Assist with registration, packet pick up and registration solutions at the Honolulu Marathon and Nike Women’s Marathon Event Expos. Set up and manage timing mat systems at the Nike Women’s Marathon. Assist timing staff in the execution of race timing and logistics throughout race weekend.

Sustainable Sports Foundation

Marin Triathlon and Marin Half Marathon

Event Staff-Contract

June 2012 – Present

Work with event staff in soliciting and securing sponsors for both the Marin Triathlon and Marin Half Marathon events. Manage registration activities including packet pick up and registration solutions. Assist staff in the execution of race logistics throughout race weekend.

Special Olympics Northern California

Pleasant Hill/San Francisco, CA

Director of Special Events

Mar. 2005 – Aug. 2012

Managed production logistics for fundraisers including The Celebrity Winterfest Corporate Ski Challenge, The RCP Tiburon Mile Open Water Swim (2006-2006), The Spirit of the Season Black Tie Gala, Silicon Valley Golf Classic and The Olympic Club Golf Tournament. Controlled budgets for all mentioned events up to $350,000 per event. Co-produced 2007 and 2008 Summer Games Opening Ceremonies featuring Katherine McPhee (2007) of Smash and American Idol, country star Collin Raye (2008) and 1500 Athletes. Managed the procurement of over 200 auction items and donations for each event including packages valued at $10,000 to help raise over $1,500,000 for Special Olympic Programs. Promoted fundraising efforts for the organization through multiple events, competitions, pledge campaigns, collateral and matching gift programs.

Sam Leftwich Events, LLC

San Francisco, CA


Mar. 2008 – May 2008

Assisted with the coordination of all event logistics in production of the Arthritis Foundation Walk in San Jose. Provide support in the recruitment and management of volunteers, walkers, vendors and sponsors. Created and managed detailed event timeline to assure event chairs were on task

PacWest Productions

Event Staff-Contract

June 2005 - September 2006

Work with a team of four in production of the Presidio Relay & 5k and the Run to Remember 5k & 10k. Management of event operations included securing permits, venue set up, registration logistics, marketing, and volunteer coordination.

International Management Group (IMG)

San Francisco, CA

Event Coordinator

2001 – 2002 Events

Obtained and maintained sponsorship agreements with businesses and corporations. Aided in the preparation and editing of event advertising materials. Played key role in grass roots marketing campaign to increase ticket sales. Responsible for the coordination of the Tournament Pro-Am event. Prepared demographic reports for management and sponsors.

Recreational Sports Department

University of San Francisco, CA

Director of Outdoor Adventure Programs

July 1999 – May 2001

Managed all outdoor adventure events and programs. Responsible for production of annual trip and staff schedules. Responsible for program marketing to both the students and members of the USF Recreation Center. Prepared training manuals and schedules for a staff of 25 students.

Recreational Sports Department

University of California

at Santa Barbara

Publicity and Marketing Director

Sep. 1996 – June 1999

Held various positions of increasing responsibilities entering as an intramural event supervisor, promoted to the publicity and marketing staff and in my second year, promoted to acting publicity and marketing director. Led a team in the management, organization and production of special events including numerous 5k and 10k walk/run events. Supervised a staff of ten in execution of advertising strategies.


University of California at Santa Barbara

University of San Francisco

RRCA Coaching Certification Program

University Award of Distinction, 1999; Recreational Sports Award, 1999.

Masters degree, Sports & Fitness Management, USF.

RRCA Running Coach Certified, 2012


1999 – Present

1995 – 1999

Life Interests

Pacific West Athletics Triathlon and Run Teams – Member

UCSB Women’s Collegiate Water Polo Team; UCSB Women’s Lacrosse Club

Marathon Running, Swimming, Cycling, Triathlon, Kayaking, Piano



James J. (Joe) Laughlin
3112 Magnolia Street
PO Box 400
Zolfo Springs, FL 33890
Posted August 3, 2012

Qualified in: • Sports Event Management • Sports Coaching & Officiating • Events Announcing

Professional Objective
To obtain a professional position in which a strong background in personnel management and training,
use of modern technology, coaching of athletes, officiating various sports, and large and small event
management will work in tandem with local corporate goals for success.

Areas of Expertise

● J7 Sports Event Management - 1975 to present - consultation/administration of road races, track meets, & cross country runs
○ Road race administration, promotion, & management, computer timing & scoring
○ Cross Country running – meet management and planning
○ Track & Field – meet planning & management, computer timing and scoring
○ PA Announcer – from press box / table or reporting live while roving between events
○ 40 to 50 events managed /year
● Sports Official - USATF, FHSAA - 1975 to present
● CC Invitational - 2009 to present - events announcer
● Florida Senior Games - 2005 to present - local events timer/scorer
● Florida Law Enforcement Games - 2004 to 2008 - events planner and results coordinator
● ESPN Wide World of Sports – official for cross country and track & field, contract event announcer
● Athletic Director, Assistant - 1990 to 1994 - Lyman High School, Longwood, FL
● Coach - cross country and track & field - 1977 to 1986 - Lake Brantley HS, LHS

Professional Background
1. J7 Sports Event Management – Longwood, Florida – August, 1975 to present - Event planning, electronic scoring & timing
2. Oak Park Middle School - Leesburg, Florida - March, 2010 to June 2010 - Classroom teacher – grade 6 integrated science
3. Winter Park HS Ninth Grade Center – Orlando, Florida – January, 2010 to February, 2010 - Classroom teacher – integrated
4. Ocoee Middle School – Ocoee, Florida – August, 2008 to June, 2009 - Classroom teacher - grade 6 grade life science
5. Lawton Chiles Middle School – Oviedo, Florida – August, 2000 to June, 2007 - Classroom teacher, coach
6. Jackson Heights Middle School – Oviedo, Florida – August, 1999 TO July, 2000 - Classroom teacher, coach
7. The Geneva School – Fern Park, Florida – August, 1997 TO July, 1999 - Science department chairman
8. Lyman High School - Longwood, Florida - September, 1982 TO August, 1997- Teacher / Coach / Assistant Athletic Director

● B.A. Science Education, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
● A.A. Education, Seminole Community College, Sanford, FL

References available upon request



1 Lanark Road #7 • Brookline, MA 02445 • (617) 543-2228 •

Posted Feb. 24, 2012


Highly motivated, energetic professional with experience in planning, promoting, executing, and evaluating events. Proven ability to multitask without sacrificing accuracy; thrive in a fast-paced environment and work well under pressure. Skilled in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Picture, Windows XP, Internet E, Chrome/Google Docs, and Adobe. Areas of strength: 

·     Organization & Prioritization

·     Oral & Written Communications

·     Solutions Building/Problem Solving

·     Staff Training & Delegating

·     Marketing & Promoting

·     Innovative Thinker

·     Fluent in Spanish/English

·     Team Leadership

·     Vendor Negotiations


·          Coordinated fundraising events for numerous marathon team charity organizations including American Liver Foundation Marathon Team, Boston Medical Center- Marathon Team, Patriots Foundation Marathon Team, and MSPCA Animal Shelter.

·          Planned activities and events  including , NE Ragnar Relay 2010, 100 on 100 Miles  Relay-VT 2010, Super Hero 5K-MA 2011, Down and Dirty Muddy Run-PA 2010, and Cambridge 5K 2011 Select Race.

·          Organized teams, purchased uniforms and costumes, communicated with teams through email, and chose race day and location.

·          Cultivated relationships promoted and secured sponsorships with major vendors including, SONY, and Point Plus Real State.


·          Wilmington Half Marathon 2010-Woman's 3rd Place

·          Balloon Rally 5K 2011-Woman's 1st Place

·          Super Hero 5K 2011 Referral Program-2nd Top Referrer and Best and Fastest Team

·          SONY Sponsored Athlete (selected to assist with promoting SONY Walkman and 5 race events)

·          Boston Qualified , Member of the Boston Running Center

·          Member Coordinator and Event Planner of The  Cambridge Running Club


Owner, My Fit Pup, Boston, MA, 2008 to Present

·          Managed day to day operations including sales, marketing, scheduling, invoices, and payments.

·          Grew client base from 5 to 30 within one year and accelerated sales to $100,000 in 2010 and 2011.

·          Created an advertising campaign which relied on grassroots relationships and a proactive approach to various vendors and businesses.

·           Properly established budgets in which both expectations and goals were exceeded.   

Immigration Paralegal, VSM Law, Boston, MA, 2007 to 2008

·          Promoted from Legal Secretary to Paralegal within 5 months of hire.

·          Drafted applications, petitions, letters, and affidavits; coordinated filing of applications and petitions.


Certificate in Business Communication, Harvard Extension School

USTAF Coach Certification Lev el 1, Albany, NY (2011)

Fitness Instructor level 3 , Beverly, MA 1997  

Esthetician, LIBS, Boston, MA (2000)



10 Lowell Court
Brick, New Jersey 08724
Phone:   (804) 994-1919

Posted 1/13/11



Leader committed to promoting corporate interests across sales, operations, employees, constituents and other vested parties. Applied sound judgment and knowledge to a wide spectrum of major programs, as well as high profile and national interest situations, then pursued appropriate actions to affect positive organizational outcomes. Adept in building rapport and skillfully interacting with the highest levels of senior leadership, and effective in negotiating multiple agendas to accomplish decision-making and action. 

Demonstrated strong fiscal and operational discipline in building and leading functionally focused teams, while prudently managing capital assets. Promoted the value of people development and maximized the use of high technology solutions, including social media, to improve performance at various levels within organizations. Outstanding record of success in strategic planning, operations, policy development, and other high profile, enterprise wide  performance improvement activities. Top Secret security clearance with SCI access.


SENIOR MANAGER - ITT Systems Corporation, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait                                                 2010 to 2011

Director of Operations for the largest vehicle repair and maintenance facility on Earth 

Operations Director for $452 Million of contracted services associated with equipment worth over $2 Billion  

·         Lead a Staff of 38 who coordinate the service activities of 4,100 people who move, repair, maintain, and store over 8,000 vehicles and equipment annually in a highly complex, dynamic, and physically challenging environment. 

·         Analyze, plan, schedule, and execute, directives from higher headquarters for the allocation of over 10,000 items of rolling and non-rolling logistics assets in support of  Middle East and Department of the Army level objectives. 

·         Coordinate activities among Logistics, Quality Assurance, Property Management, Physical Security, Information Technology Services, Safety, Health, and Environmental programs within the over-all program contract.

·         Match requirements to resources and coordinate on-time and cost effective delivery of services and products.   Also coordinate $100M warehouse operations that support local, Theater, and Department of the Army level requirements.

GENERAL STAFF LIAISON OFFICER  - US Army,  San Antonio, TX, and Miami, FL                                    2006 to 2010                   US Army South Commanding General’s  personal representative to US Southern Command (Higher) Headquarters

Lieutenant Colonel hand-picked by the Commanding General of US Army South ( in San Antonio, TX ) to be his full-time representative at US Southern Command Headquarters ( in Miami, FL ). 

·         Participated in decision making regarding planning, programming, and conducting, over 600 Department of Defense events per year in the Caribbean, Central America, and South America, with over $750 Million in funding.

·         Maintained comprehensive knowledge of numerous operational strategic objectives and insured that these objectives were achieved through various high profile programs.

·         Insured timely and accurate evaluations were reported to the highest levels of military command. 

DIRCTOR,  MILITARY SUPPORT,  NATIONAL SCOUT JAMBOREE   US Army, Fort AP Hill, VA             2004 to 2006

Director of Operations leading a  1,700+ person  support team responsible for planning and executing a month long world class event  

Lieutenant Colonel hand-picked by 2-Star Deputy Commanding General of First US Army and charged with leading a team of 15 planners who coordinated all activities for 1,700 people who supported  50,000 daily attendees to the 2005 National Boy Scout Jamboree. Led a top to bottom assessment of missions, strategies, operations, personnel, security, and programs, required to insure the efficient and smooth conduct of numerous activities in an operationally intense environment. Directed support activities throughout the planning, execution, and recovery phases of the event. 

·         Established broad policies, budget impacts, forecasts, and programs in direct alignment with overarching “corporate” policies, objectives and goals.  Translated ideas into well-functioning programs and teams.

·         Earned the distinction as an ombudsman in engaging senior leadership, as well as subordinate team leaders,  in “what if” discussions and offering new/different perspectives and “big picture” viewpoints that were well received and acted upon.

·         Designed and implemented a management structure and processes that made best use of human capital and infrastructure resources.   

Bob Minkewicz 

INDUSTRIAL/MECHANICAL ENGINEER  – University of Vermont, Burlington, VT                                       1996 to 2004

Member of select 5-person professional extension program  staff at the University of Vermont 

Received extensive training in World Class Manufacturing techniques including Continuous Process Improvement, Lean Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, Six Sigma, Statistical Process Controls, Kanban, Theory of Constraints, Single Minute Exchange of Die, Just in Time/Zero Inventories, Cellular Manufacturing, Activity Based Cost Accounting, Replenishment, Good Manufacturing Practices, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point, Electronic Data Interchange, and Barcoding Systems.  

·         Designed numerous profit improvement systems for a variety of manufacturing companies ranging in size from $1M

       to $100M. Improved manufacturing profitability using one or more state-of-the-art techniques for cost reduction.

·         Developed cost savings programs and delivered presentations to CEO’s.

·         Supervised the implementation of cost savings programs.

·         Certified ISO 9000 Quality Auditor and OSHA experience.

·         Owned $1.5 Million manufacturing business.


OPERATIONS MANAGER  Specialty Filaments Inc., Burlington, VT   1994 to 1996

Operations Manager for $45M market leader in specialty monofilament plastics manufacturing 

Responsible for management of  all raw materials and finished goods for the world leader in monofilament bristle manufacturing.  Managed over 2 million pounds of plastics materials annually. 

·         Implemented barcode-based material tracking system that resulted in significant cost reductions.

·         Implemented inventory reduction techniques that resulted in significant cost reductions.

·         Responsible for international shipping and receiving of Full Container Loads.

·         Managed team of  3 Supervisors and 12 Union employees responsible for 24/7 operations. 

VICE PRESIDENT, SALES  Bergen Computer, Inc., Mahwah, NJ     1990 to 1994

VP of software company specializing in Electronic Data Interchange products 

·         Sold Electronic Data Information products to vendors of Fortune 500 companies including Wal-Mart, Sears and Marshals.

·         Grew company from $500K to $5M in sales in 4 years.

·         Developed supply chain management software tools that incorporated barcoding, count, and accounting information for information exchange between retailers, vendors, and suppliers.


Advanced ahead of peers through a series of leadership positions of increasing responsibility during 10 years of Active Duty military career within organizations ranging from tactical units (150+) to large organizations (10,000+).  Demonstrated outstanding effectiveness in planning, allocating, and managing, capital assets and  human resources in high-profile operating environments in the U.S. and Europe.  Key highlights of leadership roles: 

·         Appointed as youngest, lowest ranking, Commander of an Artillery Battery (Company) in Germany.

·         Appointed as Nuclear Weapons Surety Officer in charge of 150 nuclear weapons for the 3rd Infantry Division with responsibility for security, maintenance, and operations training of personnel.

·         Assigned, while the most junior member of 11 person management team, to manage all course data used for annual funding and scheduling of 120 high school level to post graduate level academic programs involving 2,000+ instructors and 40,000+ students at  the US Field Artillery School (second largest school in US military ).

·         Champion Swimmer and Triathlete



Bachelor of Science Degree, Engineering  – U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York                  1980                     

Graduate  – U.S. Army Command & General Staff College    1998                                                                          


Robert Mathias

10 Alder Ct · Champaign, IL 61821 · 217-351-4025 ·



Service-oriented, customer service agent, eager to help customers achieve their goals. Organized and able to prioritize and manage demands on time. Takes initiative, meets deadlines, and works well with others. Possesses communications and problem solving skills.




Assistant Manager Champaign, IL Sept. 1998-

·                                Train and supervise hourly employees in customer service duties           

·                                Responsible for selection and purchasing of footwear and apparel

·                                Customized team footwear, apparel & equipment needs of  area teams

·                                Collaborate with customers to provide goods and services for individual needs  


Illinois army national

Illinois Army National Guard                                                  Springfield, IL   1989-99          

Sergeant Public Affairs Specialist and Radio Operator                    

           Wrote home town press releases for soldiers being deployed

            Designed and edited internal publication for soldiers

           Set up and maintained battlefield communications during annual training


Metro West Publishing,                                                                  Brighton, CO   1996-1997

Staff Reporter

            Covered school sports, board policy, and community business

            Assisted with design layout and took accompanying photos


Eastern Illinois University Charleston, IL graduation May 2012 

MS, Athletic Management  

Illinois sTATE uNIVERSITY Normal, IL

BS, Mass Communications  May, 1995



USA Track & Field, Level I

National Federation of Interscholastic Coaching Education (NFICEP)      

Illinois High School Association (IHSA)


Volunteer Activities

Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon Champaign, IL April 2011

·        Helped create Busey Youth Run course             

·        Marketed and promoted event

·        Helped with day of race management 

Champaign County Freedom Celebration Youth Run   Champaign, IL  July, 2004

·        Organize volunteers on course to ensure runner safety

·        Helped with day of race management (Race Director)


Samson Kipchirchir
1018 Fribourg Street
Mobile, Alabama 36608
Posted 12/12/2011


Looking for Marketing/Sales position with flexible work schedule, traveling opportunities open to exchange of ideas, progressive, innovative and flexible to capture the customer changing preference


·        Management team as Coordinator of Residential Service in charge of four shifts and 96 employees.

·        Supervised Assistant Coordinator of Residential Service, Residential Data Coordinator, Residential Support Supervisor, Lead Residential Supervisor, Lead Residential Instructor, and Residential Instructors.

·        Participated in Interdisciplinary Training Committee, Instructional Support Review Committee, and Toilet Training Committee.

·        Communicated relevant information to all residential supervisors

·        Development of and assistance to staff to implement model clinical initiatives to equip direct care with new competencies including incidental teachings of language, IEP & ISP

·        Monitored residential homes and oversaw efficient staffing

·        Oversaw administrative disciplinary actions and provided incidental feedback to staff

·        Reviewed job applications, interviewed, drug screen, hired and trained residential staff

·        Worked with kids with cognitive delays as well as unique and challenging behaviors

·        Worked as a Qualified Developmental Delay Professional (QDDP)

·        Trained in individual personal outcome

·        Conducted internal incidental investigations on possible abuse, negligence, mistreatment, medication administration errors.

·        Implemented  Professional Crisis Management for since February 2007 through Professional Crisis Management Association

·        Experience in First Aid and annual Standards certification since 2007 


Coordinator of Residential Services, Assistant Coordinator of Residential Services, Residential Support Supervisor, Lead Residential Instructor, Residential Instructor

2007 – Present

The Learning Tree Inc, Mobile Alabama

Associate Manager, - 2003 -2007

Fazolis Bravo Inc, Mobile AL

·        Trained staff on restaurant policy, food handling procedures, safety and customer services.

·        Interviewed and hired new staff as needed

·        Scheduled and supervised staff

·        Marketed Fazolis restaurant through event sponsor and coupons.

Computer Lab Assistant, – 2005 to 2007

Southpaws Services – University of South Alabama

·        Oversaw and helped students with basic computer skills

·        Booked meeting room reservations

·        Answered phone calls and fax services

·        Processed student and faculty identification cards

·        Sold Computer supplies and Services to students and public 

Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor, – 2005 – 2006

Recreation Center – University of South Alabama

·        Coached and motivated individuals to achieve personal fitness goals

·        Ensured safety in the training facility and performed first aid as needed

Building Manager, 2003 - 2006

Student Center – University of South Alabama

·        Coordinate events in the evenings and on the weekends

·        Reported to the director any concerns, repairs on building and operational equipment

·        Set up presentations, sound operators, projectors, video and music systems

·        Trained new staff. 


Bachelors of Science, Business Administration, December 2005

University of South Alabama, Mobile Alabama

Major: Marketing Management


·        Participated in 2010 and 2011 1000 Mile Bike ride for autism awareness and the Learning Tree preschool.

·        Volunteered to feed the homeless during Christmas – 2004

·        Volunteered Lag Mason Marathon – 2004

·        Participated in charitable and professional road races and marathons

·        Participated in NCAA Division I and NAIA college track & Field and Cross Country.

COMPUTER   Microsoft word 2000, 20003, 2007, Excel and PowerPoint

 SKILLS          Internet explorer, image scanning and editing

AWARDS Track & Field Scholarships, 

            University of South Alabama 2002-2005

            Oklahoma Baptist University 2001 – 2002 

References available upon request

Danielle Werner 

1008 Ice Castle Ct, Gambrills, MD 21054 (410) 353-0124 (Cell) LinkedIn:

OBJECTIVE: Build on my experience at Competitor Group to help shape a sports brand in sponsorship sales/activation with leadership responsibilities including development, analyzing and improving market sales/performances, social media, and maintaining network relationships.


Competitor Group, INC., Sponsorship Sales & Activation Intern, (while obtaining my MBA) San Diego, CA March 2011 - Present

Create and supply individual race recaps as well as year-end recaps for 35 sponsors including Dodge, Muscle Milk, Nestle, and Sony

Assist with sponsor’s activation during race day weekends (site visits, expo space, race day concerns/needs)

Oversee the social media activation for our 35 sponsors

Generate summarized Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon participant surveys based on purchasing power, demographics, and overall lifestyle choices

Conceptualize and research potential new sponsor categories

Design e-cards to send to our sales team in order to boost ads for upcoming magazine circulations

Compile and analyze the advertisements of competitors (E-basket)

St. John’s College, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, Annapolis, MD August 2008 - January 2011

Created, generated, and maintained a $500,000 fundraising effort and special events for the College’s gymnasium as well as the coordination of 40 volunteers

Designed and oversaw the production of e-solicitations. The 2010 end-of-year e-solicitation resulted in a 99.7% delivery rate, 36% click-through rate, 4.8% conversion rate (Best e-solicitation in SJC History)

Planned and implemented Annapolis campus activities such as Homecoming & Croquet

Project Manager for the social media conversion of to Blackbaud’s NetCommunity

Editor of Annapolis alumni contributions for the alumni newsletter

Updated and designed the Alumni Online Community as well as other social networking sites

Created multimedia videos for alumni purposes

Director of Senior Class Gift

Director of Phonathons and Alumni Thank-a-thons

Developed and exported database queries using Raiser’s Edge

Stony Brook University Athletic Department, External Relations & Development Coordinator, Stony Brook, NY Sept 2003 – August 2006

Coordinated Fundraising Efforts for $1,000,000 Campaign-Providing Athletes With Support (P.A.W.S.)

Conceptualized and planned various events surrounding Alumni gatherings, Reunions, Athletic Director Advisory Council meetings and the Hall of Fame inductions Addressed the needs of the University President as well as 5 corporate sponsors in the V.I.P. suites during sporting events held in LaValle Stadium

Assisted in the marketing of 20 Division I Collegiate Athletic Teams bi-weekly by designing advertisements for the Newsday, Stony Brook Press, Three Village Times, and the Stony Brook Community at-large


M.B.A in Sports Management: San Diego State University, San Diego, California Projected June 2012

M.A. in Integrated Marketing Communication: Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania May 2008 Summa Cum Laude Honors

B.S. in Business Management: Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York May 2006 Member of Sigma Beta Honor Society & Golden Key Honor Society


Developing a sports based curriculum for the San Diego Padres – Dominican Republic League 2011-Present

Lead Researcher for Sports Marketing, A View of the Experts (currently in production) 2011-Present

Certified web designer (Adobe Creative Suite 4 & 5) 2008-Present

Member of the Stony Brook University’s Athletic Director’s Advisory Council 2007-Present

Co-authored a journal piece on Internal Branding for the Pennsylvania Communication Association 2007

Four year Varsity member as well as three year captain of the Women’s Lacrosse Team 2002-2006


Stephanie Lowe
1320 E 4th N Mountain Home
ID 83647
Posted September 17, 2011

Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX - 2004-2008 - BA Advertising, Art

Burleson High School
Burleson, TX - 2000-2004 - Distinguished Academic Plan Graduate - 3.8 GPA - Top 10%


Scott's Desert Sun Realty, In.
Property Manager and Office Assistant - Present - Mountain Home, ID
Manage rental properties, laison between property owners and tenants, assist agent, create listings and advertisements, customer service, payroll, answer phone, emails and faxes

Freelance Writer/Web Content Producer,,,,

2007 – Present 
Write and edit articles, race coverage, athlete interviews, edit blogs, videos, podcasts, social media, sports media, forum moderation and event coverage. 

Mountain Home ISD 
Volunteer Assistant Coach | 2010 | Mountain Home, ID 
Coach cross country and track for junior high and high school athletes. 
Idaho Content Coordinator | 2009 | Boise, ID 
Managed multimedia high school sports web site: articles, blogs, athlete interviews, promotions, event coverage, rankings/scores, forum moderation, 
hired and supervised freelance photographers. 

USA Track & Field 
Web Intern | 2008 | Indianapolis, IN 
Updated and maintained USATF site, brainstormed new ideas for content, posted results, schedules, photo galleries, entry information, etc., worked with 
internal staff, volunteers, event directors and associations. 

Fort Worth Running CompanySales Associate | 2007 – 2009 | Fort Worth, TX 
Customer service, running shoe and apparel sales, video running gait analysis, operate cash register and race expos. 

Texas Tech Cross Country & TrackCollegiate Athlete | 2004 – 2007 | Lubbock, TX 
Competed in NCAA Division I cross country and distance track, (3000m and 5000m), officiated high school and college track meets. 

Bakery Clerk | 2006 – 2007 | Burleson, TX 
Customer service, baked, stocked, cleaned, closed and worked independently. 

On The Border 
Hostess | 2005 | Burleson, TX 
Customer service, organized seating, reservations and assisted wait staff. 

Skills / Knowledge / ExperienceWriting | Computer Knowledge – PC and Mac | Microsoft Office | Adobe Creative Suite | Adobe Acrobat 
Traditional, Sports, Social and New Media | Advertising/Marketing | Art: Printmaking, Drawing, Paint Apparel Design | Retail | Coaching 

Erin Elizabeth Lockwood
Posted September 14, 2011


University of Miami, Coral Gables FL

Bachelor of Science in Communication

Majors in Broadcast Journalism and Psychology


AP/Production Assistant, Fox News Channel, Washington DC February 2010- Present

• Maintaining the assignment desk by communicating and coordinating amongst the reporters, producer’s and

crew in the field and newsroom during regular and breaking news.

• Writing and producing live shots for the reporters in the newsroom and in the field.

• Assisting the editors and planners by logging live shots and tapes and sending them to New York.

• Working various shifts including overnights, weekends, morning and evenings.

• Assisting the editors and writers on weekend and weekday shows by cutting tape and packages.

• Assisted the director of special events with planning and attending the 2010 Radio and Television and White

House Correspondents dinner.

Production Assistant for “Food Wars,” Travel Channel, Washington DC February 2010

• Assisted in all areas of production including setup and break down of the set, filming b-roll and interviews with

the public.

• Handled release forms, running errands, helping individuals on set including producers and camera crew.

Special Projects and Weather Intern, NBC Universal, Miramar FL September-December 2008

• Worked with the Consumer Investigative Unit to research and uncover stories affecting the community.

• Covered the 2008 election. Collected latest information from each State’s polls.

• Compiled weather reports with John Gerard and researched numerous weather models.

• Used digital and analog editing equipment to preview and log tapes as necessary.

Assignment Desk Intern, WBAL TV 11 News, Baltimore, MD May-August 2008

• Worked with deadlines to assist with planning and communicating at the assignment desk and newsroom.

• Spent a great deal of time shadowing and assisting local reporters and photojournalists.

• Covered the Olympics as well as Baltimore native Michael Phelps’ family and friends.

• Wrote Voiceovers and SOTS that were aired during the noon and evening broadcasts.

Freelance Reporter for The Miami Herald, Miami FL October - November 2006

• Worked with the Miami Herald and editors on two pieces that were published in the “Where We Live” section

that comes out with every Sunday paper.

o “Bridge Transformed Once Private Island”- which discussed the history of Key Biscayne.

o “Rebuilding Reefs”- The artificial Coral Reef business off Miami Beach.


FinalCutPro, Avid, iNews, Ardomme, Samurai, ENPS, iMovie, iPhoto, Weather Central Plus, Microsoft Office, Mac

and PC proficient


News Stories aired on UMTV’s NewsVision Program

Articles Published in The Miami Hurricane

Articles Published in Distraction Magazine: The Magazine of the Students of the University of Miami

Two Stories Published in The Miami Herald “Where We Live” Section


Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority

• Fundraising and Philanthropy Chair

• Rho Gamma, Advisor for Recruitment

UMTV: Reporter, Writer, Photographer and Producer

Distraction Magazine: Editor and News Writer

Miami Hurricane Newspaper: News Writer


Available upon Request



1730 Arlington Blvd., Apt. 3 • Arlington, VA 22209 • 631.742.4760
Posted September 14, 2011


OBJECTIVE: Obtain a legal internship with a company/organization/firm in the running industry 



Juris Doctor anticipated May, 2013

Class Rank: Top 23%; GPA: 3.401

JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY                                                                                                Harrisonburg, Virginia

magna cum laude, Bachelor of Science, Psychology, May, 2010
GPA: 3.70; Major GPA: 3.84

Dean’s List, Freshman – Junior; President’s List, Senior
Vice President, Sophomore - Junior; Member, Freshman - Senior


NEWTEK BUSINESS SERVICES, INC.                                                                                Rockville, Maryland

Intern, June 2011 – July 2011

  Created, revised, and reviewed various agreements and legal documents such as employment contracts, settlement agreements, mergers, service contracts, referral agreements, and employee/independent contractor handbooks

  Reviewed SEC filings to identify potential issues the company would face if a corporate spinoff occurred

  Performed legal research and drafted memoranda on various practice areas (e.g., insurance and employment law) to analyze issues and ensure compliance with federal and state law

  Aided in a $27 million loan closing by drafting and compiling the requisite documents


O’ROURKE SEAMAN, LLP                                                                                                                  Syosset, New York

Intern, June 2009 - August 2009

  Aided in merger of two law practices by transferring client database information

  Completed estate tax returns, opened estate accounts, sold clients’ stocks, witnessed wills

  Assisted in preparation of residential real estate contracts

  Filed documents (e.g., wills, trusts) with Surrogate’s Court  


ROBINSON & ASSOCIATES, P.C.                                                                                                                 Syosset, New York

Intern, May 2008 - August 2008

  Performed legal research on environmental issues

  Drafted discovery questions

  Digested depositions

  Indexed documents


C+L MARKETING                                                                                                            Glen Cove, New York

Intern, May 2008 - August 2008

  Conducted marketing research for clients

  Managed database for clients


TELEBYTE, INC.                                                                                                           Hauppauge, New York

Intern, July 2007 - August 2007

  Researched information regarding lead-free parts for the company’s data communication products

  Formulated new database using research results

  Inspected and repaired faulty product parts



Hannah Smith

5 Main Street, #2 Durham NH 03824 Phone: (484) 894‐651
August 13, 2011


To obtain a position that will enable me to utilize my hospitality background while further developing

my skills in the event industry.


University of New Hampshire

B.S., Recreation Management and Policy, option in Program Administration

Emphasis in Event Management, expected December 2011

GPA: 3.89

Recreation Experience:

Facilities Attendant, October 2009‐ present

UNH Campus Recreation, Durham, NH

Rent out fitness equipment, ensure safety of patrons, maintain cleanliness of fitness center

Recreation Coordinator, June 2004‐ August 2008

Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort, Stroudsburg, PA

Planned and implemented activities for guests, gave tours of the property, entertained guests at

evening programs

Event Planning Experience:

Marketing Associate Internship, Summer 2011

Loco Sports , Newmarket, NH

Assist with organizing road races for thousands of people from 5Ks to marathons; registration,

volunteer coordination, course set‐up, debriefing, etc

Marketing races across New England; mass emails, calls, flyer drops, personal contact

In office duties: securing sponsorships, recruiting expo vendors, organizational charts using excel,

contact with a variety of companies and customers through telephone and email

Event Volunteer, Fall 2010

Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth, Durham, NH

Volunteered with The Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth at annual softball tournament

Helped with set up, ran registration and t‐shirt distribution

Event Volunteer, Fall 2010

Northeast Passage Three Notch Century Bike Tour, Durham, NH & White Mountains

• Helped organize prior to event, ran registration at event, organized participants

Hosted thousands of riders

Demonstrated flexibility, time management skills, problem solving

Event Coordinator, Fall 2009

McConnel Center, Dover, NH Recreation

• Planned a Halloween event for over 40 children

Organized nine different organizations to contribute to event, held committee meetings with the


Event Assistant, 2003‐2007

Franklin Hill Vineyards, Bangor, PA

Organized and packed supplies

Assisted with sales at festivals

Organized and distributed supplies


• CPR and First Aid

Hannah Smith

5 Main St. #2 Durham NH 03824 Phone: (484) 894‐651


Keely Ames

Marketing & Fundraising Coordinator

Northeast Passage, Durham, NH

(603) 862‐0070

Chris Harrist

Professor, Department of Recreation Management and Policy

University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

(603) 862‐1442

Elaine Pivinski

Business owner

Franklin Hill Vineyards, Bangor, PA

(610) 588‐8708

Arlon Chaffee


LOCO Sports

(603) 659‐2824


Shayla Houlihan

324 W Forest Ave, Apt. 1 Flagstaff, AZ 86001
August 12, 2022


To become one of the nation's best female distance runners through hard work, dedication and



RC Gent Atletiek vzw, Gent, Belgium

July 30th, 2011


5th place finish

9:51.26 (new personal best)

USA Outdoor National Championship, Eugene, Oregon

June 23rd-26th, 2011


14th place finish

Drake Relays, Des Moines, Iowa

April 7th, 2011

Steeplechase Final

1st place finish


Allonsius B Meeting, Belgium

July 31st, 2010

1500 meter final

4th place finish


Prefontaine Classic, Eugene, Oregon

July 3rd, 2010

Diamond League Steeplechase final

Shayla Houlihan 324 W Forest Ave, Apt. 1 Flagstaff, AZ 86001

9th place finish


USA National Outdoor Championships, Des Moines, Iowa

June 27th, 2010

Steeplechase final

6th place finish


New Balance Twilight Meet #3, Boston, Massachusetts

June 5th, 2010

Steeplechase final, Featured event

1st place finish


Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational, Palo Alto, California

May 1st, 2010

5k second section final

1st place finish


Drake Relays, Des Moines, Iowa

April 22nd- 24th, 2010

Steeplechase final

1st place finish


8k on the Road Race

2nd place finish


Puma Mile, Walnut, California

April 16th, 2010

Mixed Mile final

3rd female


Stanford Invitational, Palo Alto, California

March 26th, 2010

Steeplechase Final

1st place finish

10:03.23, New world leading time of 2010 until April 15th.

USA National Indoor Championships, Albuquerque, NM

February 27th, 2010

3000 meter Final

6th place finish

9:19.23 converted (9:33.20)

Husky Invitational, Seattle, WA

February 13th, 2010

3000 meter Final

Won heat, 6th place finish overall

9:23.82 to qualify for USA National Indoor Championships

Bronco Invitational, Boise, Idaho

January 30th, 2010

3000 meter Final

1st place finish

Broke venue record and meet record in a time of 9:30.17

Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival, Fayetteville, Arkansas

October 17th, 2009

3rd place finish

37:20.00 over 10,000 meters

5409 Whitley Park Terrace • Bethesda, Maryland 20814
(917) 881-2131 •
Posted July 15, 2011


Endurance Events ~ Idea Generation ~ Budget Creation

Relationship Development ~ Team Supervision

Dynamic innovator with eight years of endurance event management success, including a variety of runs,

walks, rides and a stair-climb. Develop top-quality events within budget through effective vendor

relationships, contract negotiation, and dedication to maximizing value for participants. Extensive logistics

expertise and customer service skills. Career highlights include:

• Proposed and generated event ideas, entertainment, and themes to provide exceptional

client and delegate service. Offered full event administration, including event conception,

budget creation, permitting, client coordination and post-event feedback to help enhance future


• Maintained financial control through contract consultation; ensured outside agencies and third

parties worked within organization’s guidelines. Negotiation with suppliers and creative

resource use minimized cost and risk.

• Planned and executed successful athletic event that saw increased participation at 50% over

previous year.


EVENTAGE, New York, NY 2009–2011


Develop event concepts, create and implement planning strategies, and provide logistical support through end of event. Provide full-scale event production support, including writing proposals, budget creation, vendor selection as well as operations reports and on-site management. Coordinate with internal and external Communications, Logistics, and Marketing teams to achieve goals of each event. Manage staff of 2-20 people to facilitate success of events.

• Most recent collection of events included: recruitment for 10-city walk tour, pre-production and site management for 5-city multi-day charity walk, Brooklyn Bridge Walk and a role in the ING NYC Marathon.

• Established fourteen city, cross-country mall tour, with three weeks lead-time including four separate routes and a celebrity component.

ROYAL MAIL, London, UK 2008

Event Manager

Managed design and delivery for various events, including conferences, award ceremonies, training days, and off-site/team-building meetings for up to 2,000 attendees. Facilitated venue selection, event layout, and day-of logistics. Prepared budgets and developed effective relationships with external suppliers to ensure best value and to control costs.

• Established key policies and procedures to enhance Events Team’s productivity including Feedback Forms and Training Guide for Freelance event staff.


Event Manager

Designed and implemented inaugural mass-participation fundraising walk; developed concept, selected walk route, wrote and produced opening and closing ceremonies, staffed route, and directed event day logistics. Managed event success through key roles in logistics planning and media relations, and by leveraging advertising and sponsorship relationships. Met financial, marketing, recruitment, fulfillment, and supporter care objectives.

• Managed a team of 4 people to create inaugural fundraising walk, while raising over £1.1M through participant fundraising and sponsorship.

OP-3/AVON WALK FOR BREAST CANCER, Washington, DC 2003–2006

Operations Manager

Directed operations of local large-scale, multi-day fundraising event. Recruited participants, managed volunteers and staff, and solicited vendors for 3,500-person annual event. Scouted route and selected site. Supervised five participant coordinators tasked to interact with clients and vendors and to perform business development and community outreach.

• Established methodology to successfully recruit over 8,000 participants; increase of 20% over three years.


Coordinator of Special Events

Handled logistics for 25 special events year-round, including golf tournaments, walk-a-thons, and evening galas. Managed day-of-event schedule and guest database. Designed and produced invitations, collateral pieces, and specialty signage. Arranged vendor deliveries and pickups.

• Planned and executed successful athletic event with 50% increase in participation from previous year.


Bachelor of Science in Marketing, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

• Graduate of College Park Scholars in Public Leadership program.

• Received President’s Scholarship for Academics (four years).

• Studied abroad at University College of London (United Kingdom), Fall 2000.

Personal interests and related roles include:

• Avid runner; completed Lisbon Half Marathon, The British 10K, Standard Charter Great City Race,

Nike Human Race and multiple Bethesda Turkey Trots.

• Triathlon Coordinator, Sports Club/LA. Created and coordinated comprehensive triathlon training

program with 100% participant completion rate.

• Two-time walker in Avon Breast Cancer three-day, 60-mile walk in Washington, DC; personally raised more than $25K.


Adam S. Hughes
Atlanta, Georgia
Posted May 4, 2011

Professional Experience:

U.S. 10K CLASSIC, Atlanta, GA

Race Manager (2008-Present)


• Charged with the creation and implementation of the overall marketing plan including: allocation of

budget, targeted publications, websites and targeted events

• Oversee the creation and delivery of targeted direct email campaign

• Develop local marketing and promotional partnerships with both media outlets and companies

throughout Atlanta and the southeast

• Manage recruitment activities associated with securing over 2000 expo / race-day volunteers

• Create social media strategy for the U.S. 10K Classic

• Oversee social media calendar to communicate with the running community and promote event

• Assist in approving creative material (i.e. race application, sponsor signage and event program)

• Manage overall sales, setup and production aspect of the U.S. 10K Classic Health and Fitness Expo


• Coordinate sponsor contracts to ensure contractual deliverables are met

• Increased expo sponsorship sales by 15% in both 2008 and 2009

• Assist in sponsorship prospecting and selling


Senior Event/Marketing Manager (2003-2008)


• Managed over 250 corporate marketing event accounts for AT&T, Home Depot and HomeBanc

• Provided comprehensive training on various client products and services

• Collaborated with Client Executives to ensure each corporate event met specific marketing guidelines

• Partnered with Client Executives to ensure corporate events achieved marketing objectives

• Initiated, managed and directed all aspects of event logistics: site selection, equipment and labor

activation, vendor coordination, event signage, marketing collateral, giveaways and staff training

Post Event:

• Directed 6-person sales team in to maximize AT&T products and services, producing over $2.6 million

in revenue for 2007

• Led 12-person event staff, including a set up and sales team

• Compiled and communicated value-add components in post-event reports for clients


Marketing & Publicity Director (2002-2003)

• Implemented aggressive marketing strategy for Relay For Life

Coordinated volunteers and staff partners for all special event efforts

• Increased community awareness by proposing and managing several pre-race events

Effectively wrote, distributed and pitched press releases to various local and regional media outlets


Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia

Bachelor of Science in Public Relations (2003)

License / Associations / Skills:

• National Board of Realtors, Atlanta, GA

• Cherokee County Board of realtors, Woodstock, GA

• Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

• Working knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Acrobat and Photoshop

Catherine Kofler
Posted April 13, 2011


Dynamic, results-oriented Communications Manager with an outstanding background and proven successes. Capabilities in corporate communications, project management and marketing.  Meticulous attention to detail in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, high-pressure environment. 


MEDCO HEALTH SOLUTIONS, Franklin Lakes, NJ (8/09 –Present)

Program Communications Manager

  • Collaborate with Medco account management teams to prepare new business materials for prospective clients
  • Develop and manage internal tracking tool documenting timelines and deliverables in support of new client installation
  • Create, develop and manage communications between clients and their employees (“plan members”).
  • Interface with legal and regulatory compliance departments within Medco to ensure accurate and compliant communications with clients and plan members

Representative Projects

  • Premera Blue Cross: manage time-sensitive communications with plan members regarding pharmaceutical benefits, in support of Premera clients including Starbucks and Microsoft
  • Ford Motor Company: manage communications with Ford employees, bifurcated into union and non-union members; supported account team in RFP to renew contract
  • Health Care Reform Implementation: supported review of all health plan communications for compliance with regulatory changes

VOGUE MAGAZINE, Conde Nast, New York, NY (5/07-7/09)

Advertising & Marketing Coordinator

  • Formulate and execute market research services in trend analysis, market growth potential and consumer insight, leading to the development of more effective completive strategies
  • Develop marketing presentations used to align corporate mission with internal and external marketing communications objectives, including providing content, editing and approving copyright and collateral, producing graphic images, print dispatch of material, and collating press list for events
  • Partake in Vogue.TV website design (content, music, navigation, graphic images, etc) that creates effective, targeted online communications for consumers, all the while strengthening brand pres on the Internet. 


Special Events Coordinator

  • Developed, executed and managed the National Multiple Sclerosis walk for the Northern New Jersey Chapter, consisting of 8 walks (30,000+ participants in aggregate, raising over $1.4 million).
  • Prepared National Multiple Sclerosis organizational publications for internal and external audiences, including newsletters and walk information.
  • Monitored Multiple Sclerosis program expenses to ensure events stayed within program budget.


Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Adobe Illustrator, QuickBooks, Lexis-Nexis, Web Trends and Outlook 


East Stroudsurg University, East Stroudsburg, PA, May 2006

B.A., Business Administration; Major: Finance, Minor: Marketing

1068 Lois Lane Apt J· Harrisonburg, VA 22801
· 703.343.0891

Bachelor of Science, School of Communication Studies/May 2011
Emphasis in Organizational Communication, SCOM GPA: 3.64 
· Minor in Writing, Rhetoric, & Technical Communication (WRTC), WRTC GPA: 3.94
· Member of Events Committee of Public Relations Student Society of America, 2008-2010
· Member of JMU Club Cross Country & Track, 2007-present
· Cumulative GPA: 3.52

Writing Consultant Harrisonburg, VA 
· Collaborate with students on academic writing to make them stronger, independent writers. 

NBC OLYMPICS Summer 2008 
Intern - Runner Beijing, China
· During nearly five weeks in Beijing worked 12 hour days, provided operational support to all NBC departments, ensuring the success of the 3,500 hours of coverage across five networks and the Internet during the Beijing Olympics.
· NBC Press Office, contributed to daily releases by monitoring coverage and selecting highlights.
· NBC’s front desk in International Broadcast Center (IBC), greeted guests, handled a variety of inquiries from international press, vendors, and visitors.
· Delivered tapes, files, and merchandise to outside affiliates and Olympic venues across Beijing.
· Assisted production crew at cycling venue at The Great Wall, provided food services and made deliveries to NBC trailers.
· Acted as liaison between NBC and international press unit, delivering and retrieving media guides/press releases, completed and distributed daily production/logistics reports from venues.
· Coordinated transportation at Beijing Capital International Airport for arriving NBC employees and families and navigated through terminals to transport destination.
· Negotiated with local vendors for purchasing clothing to be worn by staff at Closing Ceremony.

Intern – Promotions/Media Relations Woodbridge, VA 
· Ensured success of on-field activities between innings, awarded fans seat upgrades.
· Shot photos of fans interacting with players and sponsors for Media Guide, website, newsletter.
· Organized and updated corporate sales contact information for 2009 season
· Interacted with fans regarding game status, promotions and navigating the stadium.

CARE Summer 2009 F Face-to-Face Recruiter Washington, D.C. 
· Tackled streets of D.C., Virginia, and Maryland 7 hours a day, recruiting monthly donors
· Selected as one of only 4 hires from a pool of 35 applicants.
· In July, ranked second among 15 team members in number of committed donors and in final week of recruiting, enlisted 13 donors in 5 shifts to earn a $500 bonus.
· Thrived in competitive sales environment, meeting daily quotas to maintain a place on team. 

Race Operations/Marketing Intern St. Petersburg, FL 
· Researched and wrote an article published in November/December magazine 
· Traveled with staff to manage Health & Fitness Expo and 2 half marathons 
· Edited articles for upcoming issues of Women’s Running Magazine
· Assisted with the management of Constant Contact e-newsletters
· Managed Facebook pages and wrote press release for the half marathon in Nashville
· Interviewed cover girl runners and wrote 4 stories for Facebook site
· Completed list management tasks for the magazine including billing and records

· Completed Richmond Marathon, November 2008, Marine Corps Marathon, October 2009, October 2010
· Extensive Travel: China, Northern Ireland/Ireland, England, Mexico


David C. DeMello 904.315.4089 825 North Kings Rd APT 8 West Hollywood, CA 90069
Posted February 18, 2011


Sportspectrum INC, Shreveport, LA

Manager / Assistant Buyer (October 2008—January 2011)

 Manager of a running specialty store in Northwest Louisiana named 2010 Top 50 Running Stores in America by Competitor

 Mange the scheduling of employees and overseeing sales and customer service

 Train staff on all running & soccer products, including footwear, and apparel.

 Assist in setting company goals, financials, budgeting, and marketing

 Involved in day to day grassroots marketing through Sportspectrum Race Management.

 Coordinate and produce footwear presentations to running, triathlon, and fitness clubs.

Sportspectrum Race Management, Shreveport, LA

Race Coordinator, Manager (January 2009 –January 2011)

 Manage 40 + runs, multi sport events and adventure races throughout Louisiana, Texas, and Arkansas.

 In charge of organizing and ensuring race day logistics run smooth by being the point of contact for clients, attending city meetings, recruiting volunteers, and being the liaison with local health and safety authorities.

 Director of all local and online marketing, including Facebook and Twitter – newspapers, flyers, and all distribution of materials during packet pick up.

 Proficient with ChampionChip, IPICO, and Chrono Trax chip timing systems. Currently use the Race Director program for scoring races, Get Me Registered for database entry, and registration of athletes

No Limit Timing, Shreveport, LA

Race Timer & Assistant (June 2009 – January 2011)

 Time runs and multi sport events throughout Louisiana, Texas, and Arkansas

 Coordinate race day setup of timing equipment and database entry

 Note worthy races timed:

New Orleans Crescent City Classic 10k, 2009 & 2010 over 20,000 participants.

Shreveport River Cities Triathlon 2009, 2010 of over 1000 participants.


 Played Semi professional soccer in Wellington, New Zealand for the Western Suburbs Soccer Club from January 2007 – September 2008

 Interned with the New Zealand Olympic Men’s Soccer team as one of the strength and conditioning assistants. ( May 2008- July 2008)

 Trialed with Club Oprario of the Portuguese 2B division as a professional soccer player.


Roanoke College, Salem, Virginia, Bachelor of Science, May 2005

Concentration in Health and Human Performance David C. DeMello 904.315.4089 825 North Kings Rd APT 8 West Hollywood, CA 90069


Matt Brown

Sportspectrum Race Management & Sportspectrum INC – President & Director of Operations


Scott Langford

Trinity Timing – President & Director of Operations

318.572.2009 &

Mike Hutcheson

No Limit Timing – President & Director of Operations


Justin Reneau

Extreme Missionary Adventures – Operations Manager



Morgan Kayla Jappe

231 E. 96th Street, New York, NY 10128 • 970/640-5428 •

Enthusiastic young professional with sports marketing background offers

an in-depth understanding of management and public relations

• Talent for organizing and communicating with staff

• Leader with a calm flexibility for the unexpected

• Adept computer skills and creative problem solving

• A quick study with an eagerness to learn


Lead Server/Corporate Trainer • Dos Caminos Restaurant (New York, NY) 2009 to present

Currently serve and train new wait staff in busy Soho restaurant/bar; upscale menu requires intensive training and daily

review with executive chef; restaurant boasts NYC’s 2nd largest patio seating area

Server/Hostess & Stage Assistant • 710 Beach Club (San Diego, CA) 2010

Assisted owner at beachside music venue and local hotspot; highlighted performers include Donavon Frankenreiter, The

Dirty Heads, and Natives of a New Dawn

Lounge Supervisor • Hotel Roger Williams (New York, NY) 2008 - 2009

Managed staff at boutique hotel lounge; ensured customer satisfaction in lounge, room service, private parties, and minibar

operations; other duties included product orders, inventory, vendor relations, and office management

In-game Host • Colorado Rockies Baseball Club (Denver, CO) 2007 - 2008

On-screen personality for select game day promotions; helped select contestants and acquaint them with the rules of the

ballpark and their role as a participant; served as Anthem and God Bless America performer; acted as field hostess to other

National Anthem performers; assisted marketing department staff on pre-game and other promotions

Director • University of Denver Music Department (Denver, CO) 2006 - 2008

Directed main stage spring production, Into the Woods, 2008 (First undergraduate student to become director of school

musical at the University of Denver); Assistant Director for opera productions, Cossi Fan Tutti and La Boheme

Sports Marketing Team Leader • University of Denver Athletics (Denver, CO) 2004 - 2008

Served as team leader, guiding underclassmen co-workers through the sports marketing system; executed promotions at

NCAA Division I athletic events; selected and coordinated National Anthem performers for every home sporting event;

wrote scripts for announcer; built relationships with sponsors and created entertaining in-game promotions; in-event staffer

at Denver Pepsi Center for WCHA Regional Tournament & Frozen Four

Performer • Colorado (Denver, Winter Park, Central City, & Grand Junction, CO) 2002 - 2008

Contract performer in over 20 productions at regional dinner theaters and opera houses; highlighted roles included Luisa in

The Fantasticks, Sally Bowles in Cabaret, Peggy Sawyer in 42nd Street, Tzeitel in Fiddler on the Roof, Ado Annie in

Oklahoma, Nichlaus in Tales of Hoffman, and in ensemble in world premiere of Poet Li Bai (Central City Opera)


University of Denver • Colorado Lamont School of Music, Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance, 2008


Rockies Magazine

Featured personality in September 2008 issue

Denver Lyric Opera Guild Award Recipient

Monetary award for outstanding performance

at the University of Denver, 2008

Cheer Squad, University of Denver

2004-08; Co-Captain, 2007-08

Academic Scholarship Recipient

Chancellor’s Scholarship and Music Department

Scholarship (2004-2008)



245 Washington Ave
Phoenixville, PA 19460
Phone: (610) 420-4647


Energetic, ambitious, athlete and coach, certified Elementary Education Teacher with a professional objective working in the running industry. Ultra-marathoner with a mind for innovation who is motivated to advocate the benefits of running while promoting appropriate shoes, apparel, and accessories. Would brings a proven ability to encourage individuals to meet and exceed their goals through training, psychology and understanding of products. Extremely enthusiastic and eager to exceed organizational objectives. 


On-Set Teacher October 2010 to Present On Location Education, Philadelphia, PA
o Primary educator for 6th grade student staring in the major motion picture “Safe”.
o Responsible for creating and carrying out activities for all core subject areas.

Title I Grant Tutor January 2005 to October 2010
Montgomery County Youth Center and Norristown Area High School, Norristown, PA
o Led student specific supplementary activities for students performing below grade level in mathematics and reading.

Athletic Sales Representative September 2008 to September 2010
Bryn Mawr Running Company, Bryn Mawr and Manayunk, PA 
o Served customers by providing proven advice on athletic apparel, footwear and training.
o Managed store inventory and helped to maintain profit levels and sales projections.
o Specialized in fitting individual customers with footwear specific to biomechanics.

Special Population Teacher and Youth and Family Advocate June 2005 to December 2009 Montgomery County Youth Center, Norristown, PA
o Taught students between the ages of 12 and 18 all core and minor subject areas.
o Work duties required effective mentoring abilities and conflict resolution in order to provide one-on-one counseling for students on an as needed basis. 
o Provided full supervision and instruction in the classroom while implementing a variety of lessons.
o Organized and guided field-trips to a variety of locations.

Long-term Substitute Teacher, High School December 2004 to June 2005
Norristown Area High School, Norristown, PA
o Contracted long-term substitute teacher teaching sophomores and juniors advanced math.
o Fulfilled the requirements of a secondary education teacher by attending parent-teacher conferences and participating in other responsibilities as required. 

Head Boys and Girls Cross-Country and Assistant Track & Field Coach June 2000 to August 2005
Norristown Area High School, Norristown, PA
o Helped create a distance running culture and greatly increased athlete participation.
o Lead two female runners to three State Championships appearances.
o Individually worked with each athlete to create and exceed goals.
o Lead efforts to raise and excess of $2,000 in fundraising. 
High School Alternative Education Teacher June 2002 to July 2004
Lincoln Academy/Plymouth-Whitemarsh Genesis Program
o Taught pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, reading, study skills, and health and physical education.
o Held Chair position during fundraising campaign that raised over $25,000 for general physical education department to build a rock wall.

Substitute Teacher September 2000 to June 2002
Norristown Area School District, Norristown, PA
o Taught nearly every subject area in every school in the district.
o Awarded “first-call” status through exemplary work.

Student Teacher, Elementary School January 2000 to May 2000
Marshall Street Elementary School, K-5, Norristown, PA
Christine White, cooperating teacher
o Taught high achieving 4th grade students a variety of lesson plans that focused on utilizing district wide curriculum.
o Developed and implemented original unit plans, participated in parent conferences and in the development of an IEP.
o Helped to improve math and reading competency by proctoring math competitions and organizing story telling nights.
o Utilized a variety of different evaluation and classroom management techniques.


o 1+1=3 Award winner for creating an innovative and engaging reading curriculum, 2004.
o Awarded the 2001 League Sportsman Award, Norristown High School Head Cross-Country Coach.
o Bravo Zulu Award Winner at ESF Summer Camps for excellence in coaching, 1999.
o 2-time All Conference runner at Cabrini College and Cross Country Team Capitan, 1998 to 1999.
o Finisher of 11 ultra-marathons (three 100 milers) and 12 marathons including Boston and Paris.
o Volunteer Work: youth running coach for the Norristown Killdeers (1996-97), Tutor for Side-by-Side Program, Norristown, PA (1999)


MA, Special Education West Chester University
To be awarded May, 2011

BA, Elementary Education Cabrini College
Awarded May, 2000


Mary Newitt, Educational Coordinator, Montgomery County Youth Center 610-631-1893
Bob Schwelm, Owner, Mawr Running Company 610-529-5210
Ellen Campion, On Location Education 914-747-2737

Larisa J. Manuel 
Cell Phone: (206) 240-3476

Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN
August 2009-December 2010 
Masters of Science in Sports Administration (MSSA), graduated with honors distinction—Magna Cum Laude 
Achievements: Cross-Country & Track Graduate Assistant Coach 2009 and 2010 seasons

Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA 
August 2000-May 2004 
Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.); Concentrations in Human Resources Management and Marketing 
Achievements: Women’s Cross-Country Team Captain; Vice President and Board Member, Student Athletic Advisory Committee (representative to NCAA Division 1 / West Coast Conference); President, Gonzaga Association for Marketing and Advertising

Euro RSCG 4D, Portland, OR
January 2008-December 2008 (laid off do to economic downturn)
Account Manager at an international multimedia advertising firm specializing in interactive and digital space
· Responsible for strategizing, managing, and deploying online/web 2.0 marketing and advertising campaigns for clients Visa and Adobe Software
· Managed time-sensitive process of bringing client’s strategy to finalized deliverables by effectively 
stewarding communications with internal project team 
· Other tasks included writing creative briefs/statements of work, content management, account profitability tracking, analyzing web analytics, and collaborating/critiquing creative design work 

GenA Media & Marketing/Competitor Publishing Group, Portland, OR 
June 2006-January 2008 
Regional Account Manager for national network of endurance sports and fitness magazines
· Responsible for managing current accounts and actively prospecting and securing new business
· Accountable for revenue generation through print and online sales 
· Other duties included event/tradeshow representation, grassroots community promotions, high-level proposal information, ad placement management and account receivables maintenance

BAX Global Logistics Inc., Portland, OR 
November 2004-June 2006
Sales Coordinator/International Customer Service Agent for international business to business (B2B) supply chain solution and transportation company
· Provided centralized support of multiple levels of sales operations as well as in-depth customer service support
· Responsibilities included responding to customers requests, building presentations, compiling portfolios of services, and analyzing and reporting 
sales numbers

University of Portland Athletics, Portland, OR
May-August 2010
Sports Information Department Intern 
· Performed an in-depth analysis of collegiate websites and provided recommendations for the upcoming Pilots website redesign
· Updated large quantities of team and player statistical and historical records
· Created, monitored and maintained content for a blog which served as prototype for future Pilot athletic blogs
· Assisted with other the day-to-day media activities and duties relating to Pilots sports programs as assigned by the Sports Information Director and Assistant Sports Information Director

Run Portland Elite/Competitive Racing Team February 2007-Present
Member of local, elite-level running team sponsored by Fit Right NW and Puma; compete in 10+ races per year in the Northwest under contract
NIKE Run Hit Wonder (RHW), Nike Running Club Summer 2005
Pace group team leader and grassroots marketer for NIKE RHW fitness training program; responsible for inspiration and motivation of participants as well as promotion of NIKE products
Competitive distance running and Racing 2005-Present
Run in variety of elite running races around the Pacific NW; 2007 3rd place female finisher, Eugene Half Marathon; 
55th overall female finisher Boston Marathon, 2008; 1st place female finisher, Nike for Kids 5k, 2008; 54th overall female finisher, Chicago Marathon 2009

“I've got a theory that if you give 100 percent all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end.” -Larry Bird

Nathan Lindskoog

8340 W 26th Ave Lakewood, C0 80214


2008-present Road Runner Sports Westminster, CO

Manager: Julie Johnson 303-465-6022

Grassroots Marketing Rep., Retail Sales/Fit Expert

• Make customers feel comfortable and welcome at

both race expos and our retail location

• Help new and seasoned runners understand main

technological points in a variety of running shoes

and how they apply to their particular needs.

• Take customers through a multiple point gait

analysis, utilizing advanced pressure and motion

analysis software.

• Clearly explain the results of the analysis and

educate each customer on the best type of shoe or

combination of running shoes for their needs.

• Responsible for continued education on new

products and technology (i.e. socks, insoles, shoes,

moisture management garments, electronics, etc.)

pertinent to the running industry and our

customers needs.

• Weekly replenishment of inventory both stocking

and organizing merchandise in a way that best

allows customers to access and use it to meet their

training goals.

• Go to races and clinics to promote the growth of

the stores customer base, and be involved in the

local running community.

• Lead weekly group runs and develop a training

program for beginner/intermediate runners in the


8340 W 26th Ave Lakewood, C0 80214


2007-1/2010 Hiwan Golf Club Evergreen, CO

Manager: Eric Pedersen 303-674-3366


• General bartending/serving duties

• Help lead team of staff in setting up and tearing

down events

• Involved in the hands on training of new staff and

continued learning of current staff

• Providing the best possible customer service

experience to members of the club and their guests.

2007–2008 Mimi’s Café Golden, CO

Manager: Mercedes Madsen 303-384-9350


Worked in the fast paced customer service

environment while interacting in a fun a positive way

with co-workers.

Work along side team members and managers to

provide the highest possible level of customer service.

Responsible for handling cash and credit transactions.

Multi-task the desires and needs of all my customers

in a responsive time.

2003-2007 New Life Christian Center Turlock, CA

Manager: Dave Larson 209-667-5433

Director of Jr. High Ministry

Oversaw and ran all daily operations of the Jr. High

Youth Ministries at a church of 1000 members.

Managed a staff of up to 6 volunteers

-Built, lead and trained my team to be competent in

interacting with students and meeting their needs.

Led weekly staff meetings

Budgeting and Fundraising:

-Responsible for staying within and expending

a $30,000/yr budget.

-Special events and fundraising including a 5K

Run/Walk and Golf Tournament.

-Responsible for a group of 30-50 students.

Aspired to teach students how to develop meaningful

relationships with others and facilitated their

personal, spiritual, and social growth.



2001-2003 Modesto Junior College Modesto, CA

A.A., General, 3.5gpa

Sprinter/jumper on track and field team


Adobe Photoshop, graphic design

All MS office tools

Public speaking and communication skills

Problem solving

Gait/motion analysis

Informative/motivational speaking


Love spending time with my family. Wife and 3 kids all

share the same love of the outdoors! Running/racing,

camping/backpacking, fishing, hunting, swimming, and

biking are how we spend our time. Have competed in 5k,

10k, . marathon and . Iron Distance Triathlon.


Tracy Connolly

5318 18th Ave North, St. Petersburg, FL 33710 (727) 744-4026

Professional History

Associate Director of Sales February 2005 to current
Sirata Beach Resort and Conference Center, St. Pete Beach, FL

• Plan and coordinate multiple meetings, events and tradeshows simultaneously
• Represent property at 3-6 national tradeshows yearly
• Responsible for customer solicitation, cultivation and relationship building 
• Contract negotiations and public presentations
• Market resort through e-mail blasts, bulk mail, web-site, community and print
• Manage and train sales and convention services team
• Experienced in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, among other programs

“PurpleStride 5K” Event Director, St. Petersburg, FL May 2009 and May 2010
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN), CA


• Construct event marketing plan
• Collaborate with PanCAN on creating and distributing e-blasts, posters, post cards and all marketing pieces
• Coordinate and oversee ad campaign
• Responsible for completing and delegating marketing duties 


• Recruit and supervise Steering Committee of 7 members
• Sole responsibility for event planning logistics including, but not limited to, permitting, event space design, EMS, police, event day timeline, insurance, etc
• Detail volunteer needs, duties and assign volunteer coordinator
• Create Pancreatic Cancer Survivor Recognition program
• Implement recycle program at event
• Oversee and assign registration volunteer
• Write emcee script for announcer

Sponsors and Budget

• Identify possible sponsors and supporters
• Sponsorship solicitation, cultivation, relationship building and creativity
• Create and follow sponsorship levels 
• Establish and followed event budget for non-profit (gross $91,000 net $80,791)


• Exceeded “Inaugural” 2009 budget with 520 participants and $47,000 raised 
• Exceeded 2010 budget with 875 participants and $91,000 raised
• Expectations for 2011 will be 1,200 participants and $110,000 

Volunteer Assistant April 2010
St. Anthony’s Triathlon, St. Petersburg, FL

• Assist Volunteer Manager on event weekend
• Communicate with all volunteers (400+)
• Clear understanding of triathlons to help with troubleshooting and event needs 

Volunteer Coordinator, Sand Key Triathlon Sept. 2009 and Sept. 2010
Tri This, Inc.

• Responsible for volunteer recruitment
• Communicate information clearly between volunteers, groups, athletes and event staff
• Event day support

Health and Fitness Expo Manager 2006 - Current
Motion Sports Management, St. Pete Beach, FL

• Responsible for vendor and sponsorship cultivation for both St. Pete Beach Classic (5K and 10K) 
and Bay to Bay (5K and 12K)
• Plan and execute Health and Fitness Race Expo
• Vendor contracts negotiations
• Plan and solicit support for Post Race Party 

Aid Station Captain, Ironman World Championship 70.0 2007 and 2008 
Through contract with Motion Sports Management, St. Pete Beach, FL

• Plan and logistics for double aid station set up, flow and professionalism 
• Responsible for 50 volunteers on event day
• Event day support and Ironman crew contact

Additional Involvement

Vice President - St. Pete Road Runners Club
St. Pete Road Runners Club Summer 5K Series committee and event design
Team in Training participant
Relay for Life participant
Ragnar Relay team captain
Avid Runner and Marathon Competitor
Triathlon Competitor

Steven L. "Hammy" Handwerker

421 Kelburn Rd., #213, Deerfield, IL 60015

Phone: 312.375.9500 E-mail:
2009 Publicity Club of Chicago Gold and Silver Trumpets Award Winner
2009 International Association of Business Communicators/Chicago Bronze Quill Award Winner
Sports Marketing and Public Relations Professional

Domestic and international, B2C and B2B sports marketing, PR and communications expert. Strategically positions clients as industry leaders. Top-quality strategic, multitasking, writing, creative, team and budgetary skills. Sees details and big picture. Quick, thorough study and relationship builder. Fluent Spanish, conversational German, Portuguese and Hebrew.


Director of Public Relations, The San Jose Group, Chicago, Ill. 2008 – March 2009 downsizing

Hispanic marketing communications agency. Staff, project, budget management; writing, editing; social media; new business.

Clients: U.S. Cellular, Illinois Bureau of Tourism, ComEd, The San Jose Group.

 Created U.S. Cellular’s first-ever Hispanic Heritage Month mobile technology downloads (national flags & ringtones),

generating 6,500 downloads, 600,000 print, broadcast & online media consumers in 12 U.S. markets.

 Strategy & planning team member for ComEd annual back-to-school and holiday-season special events for youth.

 Through social media and traditional media relations, secured SJG coverage in PRWeek (2x), AdAge, P&C Hispanic,

HR Magazine, Negocios Now, HMW, and others.

 Won numerous awards for U.S. Cellular and IBOT work.

 Improved staff skills, efficiency and division profitability; expanded services, social media and internal communications.

Principal, SLHCommunications, Inc., Chicago, Ill. 2001 – Present

  1. Domestic, global marketing communications; athlete, event management & operations; sponsorship, licensing negotiation, contracts; media planning, buying; media relations; crisis communications; look-of-venue; trade shows; travel marketing; database marketing; VIP service; new business; staff management; philanthropy; professional photography – news, corporate, industrial, sports & affairs.

Clients: USA: Sports Engine USA, Inc., TN Sunglasses, Valdora Cycles, Inc., Lava Belt, Philadelphia Triathlon in Fairmount Park, Gulf Coast Tri., Timberman Tri., Lakeshore Marathon, Elkhart Lake Int’l Tri., Hammerfest Tri., Chann McRae, Roy Pirrung, Harris County (Tex.) Flood Control Dist.; GER: Quelle Challenge Roth, Kohler Haardman, Lucia Kuehner, Bernd Eichhorn; BRA: Oscar Galindez, Fabio Carvalho; ARG: Barbara Buenahora; ITA: Daniel Fontana; EST: Margus Tamm; CAN: Luc Morin, Eric Roy.

 Quelle Challenge Roth re-branding PR renewed event’s global significance. Generated record amount of global media coverage – at least 12 nations on 5 continents, developed one of few sub-8-hour pro fields in triathlon history, initiated course redesigns, special bonuses, contracts & marketing for world’s largest Ironman & destination travel race (3,677 athletes, 35,000 expo visitors, 100,000+ spectators; $1.5MM marketing budget).

 PR for inaugural Philadelphia Tri. (1,400 athletes, 3,500+ spectators) generated regional, national & global media coverage: 5 TV networks, 1 radio station, 2 dailies, 5 magazines. Managed external PR support.

 Built Philadelphia Tri. two-day expo – 20+ vendor sales; look-of-venue; negotiations; day-of management.

 Elkhart Lake site redesign increased event capacity & registration revenue by 33% in one year.

 Conceived, produced Starved Rock/Hammerfest Tri. race & expo, $31,000+ net per year for Ottawa, Ill. visitors center.

 Chicago Fire look of venue; event marketing; mascot; game operations; CONCACAF Gold Cup Chicago support operations.

 World-class & second-tier pro athletes’ visibility & sponsorship assets brought to new levels.

 Sports Engine’s MOTORTABS and Valdora’s PHX new product launch media relations.

 Pioneered full-service public relations & news distribution for triathlon worldwide.

 Location photography published worldwide – editorial, sports, formal affairs, industrial, product, and real estate.

Director, Brand Development and Marketing, USA Field Hockey, Colorado Springs, Col. 2008

National governing body & Olympic team. Brand building, marketing & management; expo, advertising, merchandise, partnerships, sponsorship sales; look-of-venue; special Beijing Olympics logo design; fund-raising strategy; budget, staff, change management.

 Created & grossed $11,000 in new USAFH-branded merchandise sales with one-week lead time.

 $3,200+ in last-minute expo vendor space sales for national championships.

 Identified & initiated collection of approximately $18,000 in past-due sponsorship & advertising sales receivables.

 Created special, Beijing Olympics-themed field hockey logo and USAFH’s first-ever brand standards.

 Created, produced "Believe. Belong." Olympic team video to motivate thousands of young hockey players.

 Created "Postcards from Beijing" media relations campaign & sponsored gear for Beijing fans & player giveaways.

 Planned & managed look-of-venue for national championships week (seven hockey pitches, expo, medical, etc.)

 Created unique public address, half-time, mascot, and other opportunities for sponsors & vendors at national tourney.

 Began ESPN The Magazine relationship to overhaul, best manage & profit from USAFH’s quarterly magazine.

 Began developing sponsorships with Williams Oil, High Sierra & high-end endemic companies.

Public Relations Specialist, PriceWeber, Louisville, Ky. 2000 – 2001

Integrated marketing communications agency.

Media relations; news conferences; writing, editing; newsletters; cross-functional project management; trade shows; branding, identity; internal communications; sponsorship activation; client relations, account management; business, staff development.

Clients: The Valvoline Company; Cummins, Inc.; Fleetguard, Inc.; Brown-Forman Beverages Worldwide; PriceWeber.

 Identified, activated Valvoline’s NASCAR sponsorship via trade show appearances, media relations & promotions.

 Initiated, managed Valvoline-Fleetguard joint media luncheon for greater impact & client cost savings.

 Initiated, managed project, change management for Valvoline newsletter redesign, increasing reliability & profitability.

 Expanded PR revenue from media relations-only to project management, sponsorship activation, new business.

 Initiation and change management of client news releases to 100% digital from hardcopy-only, improving efficiency & editors’ satisfaction. Project management for cross-functional creative & software development team.

Account Director, The Hanlen Organization, Inc., Wilmette, Ill. 1993 - 1999

Full-service public relations agency.

Media relations; public affairs, client relations, account management; news, features, white paper writing, editing; market research; trade shows, special events; award-winning custom publishing; photography management & creative; advertising, direct marketing; sales incentive programs; business development; staff supervision.

Clients: BFGoodrich Specialty Plastics; Cooper Lighting; Elkay Mfg.; Kirsch; Jameson; Seatt; BDO Seidman, LLP;

USA Group, Inc. Employee Benefits Consutling; Sikich Group, LLP; Binding Industries of America; Univshoe, Inc.; Adoption by Choice, Inc.; PSO/ICCA; Herbst LaZar Bell; Miller & Assoc.

 Created new relationships between agency, BFGoodrich and media through comprehensive media seminar on difficult-to-understand product, earning endless coverage over next five years.

 Launched Univshoe’s Casual Fridays footwear with market research, B2B and B2C news releases, special events, and turnkey Casual Friday policy handbook for human resource managers nationwide.

 Planning and operations for Kirsch news conference, golf/tennis outing, product launch party.

 Public affairs for Jameson earned City of Chicago aldermanic support, establishing ordinance mandating residential carbon monoxide (CO) detectors; national media coverage; developed a national CO council.

 Public affairs helped earn State of California building code approval of BFGoodrich’s plumbing pipe system.

 Arranged 18 interviews over six weeks for Illinois Child Care Association’s statewide broadcast media tour.

 Generated consistent, key leadership & product coverage in national consumer & trade media for BDO Seidman tax/global currency/healthcare, Kirsch, BFGoodrich, Cooper, Elkay, and Jameson/Seatt residential and commercial building products.

Student Assistant, University of Illinois Sports Information, Champaign, Ill. 1990-1991

Media relations, public relations for varsity wrestling, women’s tennis, football, basketball, and volleyball; photography assistant for all sports. Assisted network television crews as needed.

 Created pediatric ward and school visits for NCAA Div. I heavyweight champion, John Llewellyn. Secured statewide and national media coverage for teams and individual athletes.


 Avid athlete – stick-and-ball, endurance, outdoors (backpacking, camping, trail running).

 Long-time, sponsored triathlete; six-time IRONMAN competitor; mentor.

 Professional photographer.

 Microsoft Office Suite; Adobe Photoshop; Cision;; AdVantage.

 AP Style.

 Fluent Spanish and German; intermediate Portuguese and Hebrew.


 Public Relations Society of America; Publicity Club of Chicago.

 USATriathlon; USA Track & Field.

 Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago.


B.S. in Kinesiology, Minor in Communications, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.



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