Insightful, progressive, dynamic General Manager and marketing strategist with over 15 years experience. Proven leadership and team building abilities; galvanizing organizations to reach new levels of success. Skilled in analyzing and developing corporate organizational culture to maximize performance and job satisfaction.
Jul 2007 - Present
Mission Viejo Nadadores
The Mission Viejo Nadadores are one of the nation's largest swim clubs with 800 swimmers in the main competitive program, 500 in the MVN summer satellite program. Responsible for oversight of all aspects for the program including staff, facility, promotions, finances (annual budgeting, P&L analysis) and long range planning.
Oct 2004 - Jan 2008
Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches
Co-founder of coaches association that serves the needs of all NCAA member institutions that sponsor varsity water polo programs for both men and women. * Developed and launched marketing campaign that generated over 50% of the association’s revenue since inception * Designed, launched and maintain web site for the association * Enhanced communications protocols amongst members and stakeholders within the sport * Over see All American, Coach of the Year and All Academic Team selection committees *Liaison to NCAA Water Polo, Rules and NCAA Olympic Sport Liaison Committees
Oct 2005 - Jun 2007
Comprehensive Athletic Management Services
Jul 2003 - Sep 2006
Director of Sport Development
USA Water Polo
Senior Executive Officer for the National Governing Body of the Olympic Sport of Water Polo. Designed new division devoted to serving the needs of coaches and athletes in the area of domestic development. Member of the executive team involved in marketing and communication strategies. Co-authored membership enhancement program that increased membership division operational revenue by 30%.
Oct 1998 - Apr 2001
High Performance Director
Senior Executive Officer for the National Governing Body of the Olympic Sport Canoe and Kayak: Oversaw all national team operations, logistics, events (domestic and international), athlete contracts, and U.S. Olympic Committee funding. Responsible for supervision of 10 National Team coaches, monitoring and evaluation of Olympic and World Championship training programs, and overall annual program budget of $700K. Team Director 2000 Olympic Games, Sydney Australia
2001 - 2001
Manager - Paralympic Sports
United States Olympic Committee
Executive in charge of the management of a new division of the United States Olympic Committee devoted to paralympic sports and performance. * Responsible for coordinating, planning and funding for Paralympic sport disciplines. * Completed audit of US Paralympic Sport Programs – financials in excess of 1M annually * Designed sport development programs – training, sport science, competition leading to unprecedented success in 2002 games.
1995 - 1997
San Diego State University-California State University
1983 - 1988
University of California, San Diego
Honors research: Diffusion of Innovations