Race Director

Stuart “The only thing more impressive than MTS is my quads” Suplick

Email: racedirector@marchtriathlonseries.com
Quest: S.O.S. (save our soils…and water…and ecology) #notdirt #downwithdambadwaterpolicy #classicENVM
Major: Environmental Management and Protection
Year in School: 3rd
Year on the team: 3rd
Hometown: Hipsterville Central, CA (Berkeley)
Favorite leg of the Triathlon: Left
Favorite Sport(Besides Triathlon): Yukigassen (Look here, I’m blue #2, watch my sick moves)
Favorite Disney Movie: The Shining
If I were a bicycle component I would be:The component that’s just hanging on with all the stresses being placed on it :0
Favorite Memory on team: Apparently not getting the 4th discipline of the triathlon correct during Wildflower Long Course, and having Andrew assist me to the med tent, where he and Connor Daley sat next to my cot, making sure I was alright (that’s called true camaraderie, y’all, and also summarizes CPTri pretty well). Then later realizing Julia had also joined the “IV buddies” club!
Why I’m cool: I’m part Venezuelan, and spend too much time cooking nutritious, vegetarian food.
Celebrity Crush: Terry Gross
Spirit Animal: Orca Whale
Fun Fact: Way way waaaaay back in my youth I worked up to doing 400 pushups consecutively, with proper form.

Registration Director

Shannon “SHARON” Riley

Email: registration@marchtriathlonseries.com
Major: Business Administration – Accounting & Finance
Year in School: 2nd
Year on CPTri: 2nd
Hometown: Poway, CA (P-Town!!!)
Favorite leg of the triathlon: Chocolate/ice cream/candy after the race :))))
Favorite non-triathlon sport or pastime: Baseball (Padres #1 fan – yes, it’s rough)
Celebrity Crush: Mauria Nakamura
Favorite memory from CPTri: Being a twix bar
Favorite quote: “Little bb Erika”
Fun Fact: I have the knees of a 70 year old man
Philosophize about your alter ego: Sharon – very strange, likes to take people’s socks off, enjoys inspirational talks, and says “fight me” often
Which MTS teammate would you vote off the island first?:
 Stu, just to see us all implode without him (S/O Stu, you’re the greatest)
Quirkiest, most mysterious, or most interesting MTS teammate:
 Mitchell Fisher – body of Poseidon, eyes of an angel, and the personality of a golden retriever (even though he likes cats)
#lifelessons from MTS:
 Stay positive yo
Who is your idol?:
 Fergie, in the song Fergalicious 

Volunteer and Public Relations Director

Kyle ” Tri-n to be an athlete” Chambers

Email: volunteer-publicrelations@marchtriathlonseries.com
Major: Agricultural Systems Management
Year in School: 3rd
Year on CPTri: 2nd
Hometown: Ferndale, CA (small town)
Favorite leg of the triathlon: Run/expo
Favorite non-triathlon sport or pastime: Football (The American kind)
Celebrity Crush: Mila Kunis
Favorite memory from CPTri: Wildflower 2016 (Mile 10ish of the run)
Favorite quote: “Never tell me the odds!” – Han Solo
Fun Fact: My worst fear was water/swimming when coming into college. Not much has changed
Philosophize about your alter ego: I don’t even know what that means, but I choose Jake Pickett
Which MTS teammate would you vote off the island first?:
Doug. He’s the biggest threat, not to be trusted
Quirkiest, most mysterious, or most interesting MTS teammate: Mitch.
I’ve seen some photos of him that would make a grown man shake in his boots 
#lifelessons from MTS:
If you build it, they will come
Do you enjoy being from California?: 
Nice try, I’m from the Great State of Jefferson ;)

Bike/Run Course and Traffic Director

Mitch “I workout to eat more” Fisher

Email: bike-run-traffic@marchtriathlonseries.com
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Year in School: 2nd
Year on CPTri: 2nd
Hometown: Centennial, CO. It’s lit
Favorite leg of the triathlon: Right leg. Left leg always cramps.
Favorite non-triathlon sport or pastime: I enjoy relaxing outside and making Strava routes
Celebrity Crush: Mariah Carey in December
Favorite memory from CPTri: This is like asking what 80’s fashion trend was most disturbing. There’s just no way to pick.
Favorite quote: “If you ain’t first, you’re last” – Ricky Bobby’s Dad
Fun Fact: I floss my bike’s cassette more than I floss my teeth
Philosophize about your alter ego: I have always dreamed of being a bike coach. The bike coahes are the coolest
Which MTS teammate would you vote off the island first?:
Myself! Have you heard of Lord of the Flies, Cast Away, Lost, or Bear Grylls? Yeah, islands aren’t the best place to be. I’m going to be selfish here and vote myself off.
Quirkiest, most mysterious, or most interesting MTS teammate:
I’m pretty sure Rachel is a bird. I see all the birds following her around campus. I think once I saw her speaking to a bunch of birds in a strange bird language.
#lifelessons from MTS:
#dontprocrastinate. But am I still going to do it? Probably.
If the internet was never created, how would we communicate? 
The world would be composed of millions of messenger cats. Then lasers would shine a beam on the ground that would attract a cat. The lasers would travel to the destination with the cat tracking the laser and deliver the message.

Design, Parking, and Transition Director

Doug “Apparently I don’t know how to spell ‘fiesta'” Noteware

Email: design@marchtriathlonseries.com
Email: parking-transition@marchtriathlonseries.com
Major: Civil Engineering
Year in School: 3rd
Year on CPTri: 2nd
Hometown: Santa Monica, CA
Favorite leg of the triathlon: The slip n slide if there’s one at the finish line
Favorite non-triathlon sport or pastime: Gator wrasslin’
Celebrity Crush: The Kool Aid Man (the thirst is real)
Favorite memory from CPTri: Banquet
Favorite quote: “Leedle leedle leedle lee” – Patrick Star
Fun Fact: I can lick my elbow
Philosophize about your alter ego: Eggo? Waffles? I like the blueberry ones
Which MTS teammate would you vote off the island first?:
Kyle, I bet he voted me off
Quirkiest, most mysterious, or most interesting MTS teammate: Stu. I heard he doesn’t eat animals if they’re dead. (Note: he also doesen’t eat them if they’re alive)
#lifelessons from MTS:
none
Who would win in a fight, a horse sized duck or 100 duck sized horses?: 
What kind of question is that? Obviously the horse sized duck, they have laser vision.

Swim Course and Medical Director

Rachel “Apparently Ratchet” Draffen

Email: swim-medical@marchtriathlonseries.com
Major: Kinesiology – Exercise Science
Year in School: 3rd
Year on CPTri: 2nd
Hometown: Palos Verdes, CA
Favorite leg of the triathlon: Looking through race results for a week after they’re posted
Favorite non-triathlon sport or pastime: Anything outside, in the sunshine or in water
Celebrity Crush: Jake Pickett
Favorite memory from CPTri: The time when we almost got abducted by aliens at retreat last year
Favorite quote: “They don’t think it be like it is, but it do” -Oscar Gamble
Fun Fact: I have 10 fingers and 10 toes!!!
Philosophize about your alter ego: Hmm… Mitch is right, I am in fact a bird. It’s good luck if I poop on you ;)
Which MTS teammate would you vote off the island first?:
Clara is going to have to go…. I think she’s afraid of water.
Quirkiest, most mysterious, or most interesting MTS teammate: Doug. Isn’t it obvious? No need for explanation here, he is all of the above.
#lifelessons from MTS:
Make Triathlon Safe 

Sponsorship Director

Clara “Destined to be an art major” Lang

Email: sponsorship@marchtriathlonseries.com
Major: The Science of Food
Year in School: 2nd
Year on CPTri: 2nd
Hometown: Fremont, CA
Favorite leg of the triathlon: Scrolling through all the very attractive race pics ;)
Favorite non-triathlon sport or pastime: Knitting, making oatmeal, petting cats, going to bed before 9
Celebrity Crush: Colonel Sanders because free chicken nuggets would be great  
Favorite memory from CPTri: Santa Barbara ride
Favorite quote: “Rain drop, drop top, potato” – A wise philosopher
Fun Fact: I once went on a date in public with a Costco teddy bear for a sociology paper
Philosophize about your alter ego: She goes by the name of langstergangster, a lover of chicken nuggets
Which MTS teammate would you vote off the island first?: 
Doug, because I feel like that’s the least expected answer
Quirkiest, most mysterious, or most interesting MTS teammate: Stu, how does one achieve those quads while being vegetarian?
#lifelessons from MTS: 
#nevergiveup
Favorite pickup line: 
Hey there, is your name MTS? Because I plan on spending a lot of time with you ;)