SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Experience with one Professional Soccer Club, four National Governing Bodies, two NCAA Athletic Departments, one NCAA Athletic Conference, and one International Sports Convention
Able to communicate effectively
Cross-cultural experience from living abroad for nine months (Spain)
Ability to listen, speak, and write in Spanish at a moderate level
Majority of experience involved with marketing, administration, sales, and event-management
Administrative experience with Sport Management and Professional Golf Management academic departments
Familiarity and knowledge of Microsoft Office, Photoshop, and Adobe After Effects
Extensive background with customer interaction and working with children
CPR & First-Aid Certified
Athletes in Action International Project (9 month), Malaga, Spain ••••• August •••••May •••••
Helped develop marketing plan for an up and coming basketball academy at a community recreational center, assisted with daily administrative tasks such as responding to inquiries, submitting reimbursement forms, picking up and delivering different items/sporting equipment, organizing e-files and hard copies, setting up meetings for my supervisor, picking up around the office, and so on. Worked with local children in the community to improve their basketball skills and overall character, played on a semi-professional basketball team and worked with teammates to help deal with the stress of playing athletics at such a competitive level, participated and helped organize the ••••• Athletes in Action International Coaches Academy which held over ••••• participants from seven different countries, and assisted with daily activities at a local recreation center.
Kroenke Sports Enterprises - Colorado Rapids Academy - Intern, Commerce City, Colorado January ••••• May •••••
Edited and implemented current marketing strategy for ••••• youth summer soccer camps, created and designed marketing themes, constructed new marketing strategy for ••••• Junior Academy league and youth summer camps, conducted market research on additional camps to add in the fall of ••••• and summer of •••••, composed SWOT analysis of department and arrange ways to implement improvements needed, developed community outreach strategies to promote different aspects of the Academy, managed promotional events, studied ways to reach new market segments, worked with game day entertainment department on creating segments to promote the Academy, worked with local communities of Commerce City and Stapleton to grow awareness of and sell memberships to Junior Academy soccer league, composed team travel itineraries for U•••••U••••• competitive and U•••••U••••• US Development Academy teams, developed and managed various databases, wrote camp descriptions, updated website on a weekly basis, managed and updated social networking sites, oversaw Competitive and US Development Academy teams invoices, ensured fields were ready for practices and games by setting up all equipment, and worked directly with Colorado Rapids ticket sales office to try and draw season ticket holder support.
United States Air Force Academy Athletic Department - Contracted Assistant, USAFA, Colorado •••••April •••••
Ran video replay camera for mens and womens basketball games making sure shot clock and out of bounds lines were clearly in view for every possession and also set up equipment to split feed from the Air Force Academys camera to opposing teams lap-tops for recording.
The Classical Academy Head Junior Varsity Basketball Coach, Colorado Springs, Colorado Fall ••••• February •••••
Prepared girls with fundamentals needed to move up to varsity team, created daily practice plans as well as made weekly goals for each individual player to reach, and provided a fun, encouraging, and non-threatening environment for the players to practice and grow in.
USA Modern Pentathlon - Intern, Colorado Springs, Colorado Summer ••••• Winter •••••
Developed a marketing campaign designed to recruit athletes as well as promote the sport of modern pentathlon, implemented social networking as a tool to reach target markets, created story boards and captured video and still footage for promotional videos, designed promotional brochures, updated website on a weekly basis, compiled lists of coaches to contact in regards of prospective athletes, created databases to help organize members, athletes, and coaches, handled the ordering of tech and computer equipment, and assisted with daily clerical tasks.
Unites States Air Force Academy Ticket Office- Hockey - Contracted Assistant, USAFA, Colorado Fall ••••• •••••
Helped with marketing of other athletic events by handing out promotional items to fans entering games, answered questions about upcoming athletic events, promoted the sale of athletic event tickets, and organized and distributed will call tickets at ticket office.
United States Air Force Academy Ticket Office- Football - Contracted Assistant, USAFA, Colorado Fall- Winter •••••
Helped with the preparation of the player will call ticket tent before each football game, checked out ticket scanners to security volunteers, answered any questions fans had, handled and dispersed player will call tickets, and sold coaches tickets.
The Classical Academy Assistant Varsity Softball Coach, Colorado Springs, Colorado Summer ••••• Fall •••••
Created daily practice plans, helped players with fundamentals and staying positive, worked with parents and community members to fundraise for our program, and traveled with team to all in and out of town games.
Student Office Assistant, Colorado Springs, CO Summer ••••• Fall •••••
Assisted with daily clerical, office, and computer work for the Sport Management and PGA-Professional Golf Management programs at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, aided in the preparation of a very successful Sport Management Inauguration party held at the University, in which many CEOs, Presidents, and executives of many National Governing Bodies, as well as other well-known organizations attended, created and maintained various databases, managed student internship forms, and helped put together information packets to send throughout the country to promote the programs.
University of Colorado- Colorado Springs Sports Information Department -Student Assistant
Colorado Springs, Colorado •••••
Wrote articles for the online publication The Lions Eyes and traveled to in town mens basketball games where I was mentored by the UCCS Sports Information Director on how to write a proper game recap and press release.
University of Colorado- Colorado Springs Athletic Department- Student Assistant
Colorado Springs, Colorado •••••
Helped with the organization of a large cross-over college softball tournament in which the University of Colorado -Colorado Springs was the host team, set-up lap-top computers at each field for official scorekeepers, and kept statistics as an official scorekeeper using the computer software Stat Crew.
Mountain West Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships - Volunteer, Colorado Springs, Colorado February •••••
Organized and assisted with the set-up and presentation of awards, managed officials break room, and helped with the set-up and take down of equipment.
Denver SportAccord ••••• - Volunteer Ambassador, Denver, Colorado •••••
Acted as an ambassador to Denver, directed delegates to different locations, aided in the assembly of over 5,••••• SportAccord bags that were given to each individual delegate, shared the history of Denver with participants while being transported from the Denver International Airport to the Hyatt hotel in downtown Denver, answered any questions delegates had, and suggested local hot spots and tourist attractions for them to visit in their free time.
Colorado Menace •••••&U Fastpitch Softball Assistant Coach, Colorado Springs, Colorado •••••
Assisted head coach with logistics of daily team operations, planned various drills and exercises for weekly practices, and attended numerous out of town tournaments to encourage and provide a positive role model for players.
US Fencing - Volunteer, Colorado Springs, Colorado ••••• North American Cup
Facilitated with the set-up of fencing platforms prior to the tournament, updated brackets for different age groups and disciplines of fencing during the tournament, collected bout slips for matches, and assisted in the set-up and presentation of award ceremony.
Baseball/Softball Complex Site Supervisor, Omaha, NE Spring ••••• Fall •••••
Ensured fields were well maintained/manicured and that proper action was taken during inadequate weather to allow play to resume as soon as possible, made game time decisions based on weather, was in charge of emergency management, and provided such high quality tournaments that the complex was asked to hold the •••••&U Gold Midwest Fastpitch Softball Regional in •••••, which was the first ever Gold softball tournament held in Nebraska.
RELATED ACTIVITIES & ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Beta Gamma Sigma Honors
Magna Cum Laude Honors
Deans List •••••
Leader in Sport Management Society
Schuman Scholarship Recipient
Helen Govig Memorial Scholarship Recipient
Youth Mentor for Middle School Girls
Awarded certificate of recognition from the IOC for superior volunteer performance at the Denver SportAccord •••••
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (AACSB Accredited), Colorado Springs, CO •••••June •••••
Bachelor of Science in Business
Graduated June •••••
Beta Gamma Sigma
Magna Cum Laude
Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Received 8 credits for Spanish language and culture classes
Papillion-LaVista High school, Papillion, Nebraska Graduated: •••••