Race Director

Mauria “does this show up when people google me” Nakamura

Email: racedirector@marchtriathlonseries.com
Quest: be able to pass ME212
Major: Domestic Engineering
Year in School: 4th
Year on the team: 4th
Hometown: 2268 Carpenter Canyon Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Favorite leg of the triathlon: walking
Favorite Sport (Besides Triathlon): trolling online
Favorite Food: coffee counts right?
Celebrity Crush: Dick Cheney
Spirit Animal: naked mole rat
Fun Fact: I met Jerry Rice in an airport and tried on his Super Bowl ring
Favorite Memory from the Team: SB train ride back to SLO

Registration and Website Director

Shannon “Sharon” Riley

Email: registration@marchtriathlonseries.com
Quest: To eat ice cream everyday
Major: Business Administration (Accounting & Finance whoooo)
Year in School: 4th
Year on the team: 4th
Hometown: Poway, California
Favorite leg of the triathlon: Eating food and taking a nap after the race :)
Favorite Sport (Besides Triathlon): Baseball
Favorite Food: ICE CREAM
Celebrity Crush: Does my bike count?
Spirit Animal: Erika Wilson
Weirdest pre-race ritual: Panicking like 10 times because I think I forgot something
Strangest Food you’ve eaten: kangaroo
Favorite Memory from the Team: 80s prom!

Volunteer and Transition Director

Anika “peanut butta all day baby” Olson

Email: volunteer@marchtriathlonseries.com
Quest: Travel in spontaneous ways until I am old and senile
Major: Nutrition, possibly Public Health
Year in School: 2nd
Year on the team: 2nd
Hometown: Bellingham Washington
Favorite leg of the triathlon: Running because at that point your in pain, can’t feel your legs and having a dandy time
Favorite Sport (Besides Triathlon): Skiing
Favorite Food: Pad Thai 3 stars, extra bean sprouts
Celebrity Crush: Jake Gyllenhaal, what a guy
Spirit Animal: Snow Leopard
Weirdest pre-race ritual: Talk to myself..a lot then try to go to the bathroom because if not, your screwed
Fun Fact: Sometimes when I snack on foods I put the proportions in a small bowl but then end up filling the bowl like 10 times resulting in me finishing the whole bag
Favorite Memory from the Team: New Member, what a great way to start the year <3

Bike/Run Course and Traffic Director

Luke “endurance would be easier if it didn’t take so long” Nydam

Email: bike-run-traffic@marchtriathlonseries.com
Quest: pull my headphones out from my pocket and not have to spend 5 min. untangling them
Major: BRAE
Year in School: 3rd
Year on the team: 2nd
Hometown: Town? I grew up in the rurals (by Modesto, CA)
Favorite leg of the Triathlon: Eating the snacks they give you at the end of the race
Favorite Sport (Besides Triathlon): Rockclimbing
Favorite Food: The kind on my plate
Celebrity Crush: Harrison Ford almost got crushed by that bolder in ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’
Spirit Animal: Chicken, I eat it enough so it is a part of me
Fun Fact: My blood type is O-
Weirdest Pre-race ritual: Lose and re-find all my stuff 5 times
Favorite Memory from the Team: That time in the future when I become fast

Public Relations Director

Joey “100m butterfly olympic gold medalist (just ask estee)” Johnson

Email: publicrelations@marchtriathlonseries.com
Quest: Beat estee in any swim workout/event
Major: industrial engineering (hopefully if I pass my ICMA)
Year in School: 2nd
Year on the team: 2nd
Hometown: Petaluma
Favorite leg of the triathlon: Run
Favorite Sport (Besides Triathlon): Mario Kart
Favorite Food: Goat Cheese or Rare Steak
Celebrety Crush: Jorja Smith
Spirit Animal: giraffe?
Weirdest pre-race ritual: screaming before breakfast to make the nerves go away so I can eat easier
Fun Fact: In 6th grade I had one teacher throw a chair at me and another one hit me in the face with my own violin on the same day
Favorite Memory from the Team: running my 5k pr at time trials after a night of hydration nation at tri house.

Swim Course and Medical Director

Mason “I once licked a seastar” McElvain

Email: swim-medical@marchtriathlonseries.com
Quest: A double century – eat 200 times my body weight in clif bars
Major: Biochemistry
Year in School: 2nd
Year on the team: 2nd
Hometown: Thousand Oaks
Favorite leg of the triathlon: The run to my car for that thing I forgot for the rest of the race. 10/10 would recommend!
Favorite Sport (Besides Triathlon): Dancing on hardwood in my socks
Favorite Food: Fish so fresh it squirms in your mouth
Celebrity Crush: Chris Pine. If you’re not attracted to him, you’re lying yourself
Spirit Animal: Sean Foster
Weirdest pre-race ritual: Sit-ups, push-ups, and running until I can get that sneaky turd out of my colon
Fun Fact: I used to regularly eat reese’s puff cereal with gatorade
Favorite Memory from the Team: Friday night dinners. It’s the little things.
Can you give me your best David Twyman impression? “You’re a dauwg, Ryan!”

Sponsorship/Expo Director

Malcolm “who’s a good boy” Mitchell

Email: sponsorship@marchtriathlonseries.com
Quest: Mash watts and avoid the real world
Major: Masters in Tax
Year in School: 5th
Year on the team: 2nd
Hometown: Seattle
Favorite leg of the triathlon: Left
Favorite Sport (Besides Triathlon): Walking off leash
Favorite Food: Treats
Celebrity Crush: T Swift
Spirit Animal: Snoop Dogg
Weirdest pre-race ritual: Port-a-potty sprints
Fun Fact: My glasses have an extra arm on each side because my ears are so small they need the extra support.
Favorite Memory from the Team: Santa Barbara ride