President

Ellie “Apparently breaking your collarbone isn’t a personality trait” Walsh

Email: president@calpolytriathlon.com
Quest: To get as much attention as I did when I broke my collarbone
Major: Microbiology
Year in School: 3rd
Year on Team: 3
Hometown: Evanston, IL
Favorite leg of the Triathlon: Wherever the race photographer is
Favorite Sport (Besides Triathlon): QOM Hunting
Favorite Food: Sylvester’s Chocolate Milkshake post-run
Spirit Animal: Titanium
Weirdest Pre-race ritual: Downing as much coffee as I can
Favorite Memory from the Team: Getting hit by a car
Celebrity Crush: The Wattage Cottage Gals ;)
Fun Fact: I have 7 screws and a titanium plate in my right collarbone

Vice President

Ryan “The socks stay on (while biking)” Solorzano

Email: vicepresident@calpolytriathlon.com
Quest: To get on survivor before Kevin and Cole
Major: The one where you must assume infinite tape
Year in School: Grad
Year on Team: 5th
Hometown: El Paso, TX
Favorite leg of the Triathlon: T0- complaining about going into the water
Favorite Sport (Besides Triathlon): Wii bowling
Favorite Food: Pizza with no cheese (fight me)
Spirit Animal: Kevin Label 4 monsters in at 3am
Weirdest Pre-race ritual: Getting to the start line 10 seconds before the start of the race
Favorite Memory from the Team: Pushing my body to its limits at overload
Celebrity Crush: Lin Manuel Miranda
Fun Fact: I’ve never had a sports injury before

Secretary

Maia “road to virtual Nats 2021” Draca

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Email: secretary@calpolytriathlon.com
Quest: roadtrip the world
Major: Busine$$
Year in School: 3rd
Year on Team: 3rd
Hometown: LG babyyyy
Favorite leg of the Triathlon: post race food 100%
Favorite Sport (Besides Triathlon): watching other people exercise
Favorite Food: breakfast burritos
Spirit Animal: whale sharks are dope
Weirdest Pre-race ritual: not warming up
Favorite Memory from the Team: retreat 2019
Celebrity Crush: Bear Grylls
Fun Fact: I’m really good at falling off my bike while stopped at a light

Treasurer

Sam “Spends more time in transition than on the course” Blakewell

Email: treasurer@calpolytriathlon.com
Quest: Become a DILF, also convince club sports to let me put the whole budget into Penny Stocks
Major: Business (Finance and Accounting)
Year in School: 3rd
Year on Team: 2nd
Hometown: Davis, CA aka CowTown
Favorite leg of the Triathlon: Run cuz that’s when people are the most demoralized getting passed :)
Favorite Sport (Besides Triathlon): Hockey I still have all (most) of my teeth
Favorite Food: Tortilla Town after retreat
Spirit Animal: Eagle
Weirdest Pre-race ritual: Snorting a ground up caffeine pill
Favorite Memory from the Team: Would be BANGquet… if i remembered it
Celebrity Crush: Megan Fox
Fun Fact: I had 5 wisdom teeth, I can pop my shoulder blades out like wings

Public Relations

Ethan “WAP- Watts Are Priority” Knox

Email: publicrelations@calpolytriathlon.com
Quest: Plant seeds in a garden I will never get to see.
Major: Environmental Management and Protection
Year in School: 4th
Year on Team: 4th
Hometown: Huntington Beach 🤙🏼
Favorite leg of the Triathlon: The swim, where the race is won or lost in the first 150 meters
Favorite Sport (Besides Triathlon): Biiiiiggg college football guy #ScoDucks
Favorite Food: Tacos con camarón with a hefty scoop of guac on top
Spirit Animal: Sea turtle
Weirdest Pre-race ritual: Baby powder, eleven raw eggs, and the help of a trusted friend. I’ll let you figure out the rest.
Favorite Memory from the Team: The Santa Barbara ride sophomore year.
Celebrity Crush: While Steve Carell will always be my one and only (love you, Steve) Margot Robbie and Zendaya are both not far behind
Fun Fact: I’ve never been to a deli in SLO and at this point in my life I don’t think I will make an effort to go just to spite everyone who says “yoU HaVEnT beEN tO a dEli hErE?!” when they find out my dirty little secret.
Favorite catchphrase? That’s just how the cookie crumbler crumbles, baby

Apparel

Briana “yeet or get yeeted” Willson

Email: apparel@calpolytriathlon.com
Quest: Learn to wink and then take over the world.
Major: 
Political Science and Journalism
Year in School: 
4th
Year on the team:
 4th
Hometown: 
Looooooomis, CA
Favorite leg of the Triathlon: 
T1-trying to get out of the wetsuit without falling.
Favorite Sport (Besides Triathlon): 
Rolling my eyes
Favorite Food: 
Weakness
Celebrity Crush: 
My pup @the_life.of.rocky
Spirit Animal: 
Grumpy Cat
Fun Fact: 
I can fly
Weirdest Pre-race ritual: 
“Forgetting” to warm up
Favorite Memory from the Team: 
BRIGHT AND TIGHT

Student Head Coach

Mason “hell yeah bruther” Johnson

Email: headcoach@calpolytriathlon.com
Quest: I’d love to see the day when a loaf of bread comes pre sliced
Major: Environmental Engineering
Year in School: Third leg
Year on the Team: Round 3 brother
Hometown: Twin Falls, Idaho (aka the land of milk and honey)
Favorite leg of the Triathlon: Swimming past the people who will pass me in T1
Favorite Sport (Besides Triathlon): Gravel grinding
Favorite Food: My own self hatred
Celebrity Crush: Brad Pitt, Tommy Cruise, and Gal Gadot
Spirit Animal: The majestic and misunderstood cougar/ desert jaguar/ lion of the hills
Fun Fact: I can blow my stomach out really far and suck it back in. Think pregnant man to Berkenau.
Weirdest Pre-race ritual: Peeing in the wetsuit before I hit the water
Favorite Memory from the Team: SB train ride 2k19
If John has 50 candy bars and eats 45 how many does he have?: Diabetes, John has diabetes.

Sponsorship Coordinator

Jet “this cliff bar tire boot should hold up” Tan

Email: sponsorship@calpolytriathlon.com
Quest: slam them stems
Major: economics
Year in School: 2
Year on Team: 2
Hometown: san francisco
Favorite leg of the Triathlon: aero is everything
Favorite Sport (Besides Triathlon): tracklocross
Favorite Food: fried rice
Spirit Animal: jumping spider
Weirdest Pre-race ritual: jet fuel
Favorite Memory from the Team: vicariously living through leading out for qoms because my feeble legs would never touch the koms
Celebrity Crush: jerome powell
Fun Fact: i like to ride 11 gears, 650B x 47c tubeless, no panniers: custom frame bag only, can’t ride that fast, don’t want to either

Event Coordinator

Jaycee “hostess with the mostest” Jacobson

Email: eventcoordinator@calpolytriathlon.com
Quest: Learn how to swim
Major: Public Health
Year in School: 4th
Year on Team: 3rd
Hometown: Lompoc, Ca
Favorite leg of the Triathlon: the free snacks and swag you get once it’s over
Favorite Sport (Besides Triathlon): Wii Just Dance
Favorite Food: Ice cream – all the flavors :)
Spirit Animal: In my second life I’d like to be a panda
Weirdest Pre-race ritual: Peeing and peeing aaannnddd peeing
Favorite Memory from the Team: Biker bros take Halloween 2k19
Celebrity Crush: Trevor Noah
Fun Fact: I’m buds with Pismo the Surfing Goat

Alumni Relations

Ben “Lets add on Black Mountain for fun” Schlesier

Email: alumnirelations@calpolytriathlon.com
Quest: Live in a lot of different, rad places and meet tons of cool people
Major: Business Administration
Year in School: 2nd year
Year on Team: 2nd year
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Favorite leg of the Triathlon: Bike
Favorite Sport (Besides Triathlon): Surfing
Favorite Food: Poké
Spirit Animal: Lobster
Weirdest Pre-race ritual: Checking transition 6 million times
Favorite Memory from the Team: Overload week where everyone trained super hard and got really close to each other
Celebrity Crush: Sandy Cheeks
Fun Fact: I’m an avid spear fisherman and can hold my breath up to 3 minutes

Webmaster

Cole “c̷̜̠̙̳̏͒͋o̴͚̙̩͑ͅǒ̷̼̬̺͎̯l̷̙̝̹̆́̕͘͠ ̸̞͇̰̥̣͋̂͑b̵̮̘̅̆̐͠͠ȩ̶̢̞̦͇̓͝å̵̟̰̜̩n̸̝̬͇͗̊̍s̶̗͈̱͐” Cummins

Email: webmaster@calpolytriathlon.com
Quest: Actually do a Triathlon
Major: CS
Year in School: 5th
Year on the team: 4th
Hometown: Los Altos, CA
Favorite leg of the Triathlon: The snack tent
Favorite Sport (Besides Triathlon): Following in Mr. Honnold’s footsteps
Favorite Food: A nice tall glass of HGH
Spirit Animal: Dingo
Weirdest Pre-race ritual: Not participating
Favorite Memory from the Team: Old Creek
Celebrity Crush: Caleb Ewan aka The Pocket Rocket
Fun Fact: my friends call me’); DROP TABLE Users;–

MTS Race Director

Kaitlin “RIP MTS 2021” Clever

Email: racedirector@marchtriathlonseries.com
Quest: Beat Candy Crush
Major: Software Engineering
Year in School: 4th
Year on Team: 3rd
Hometown: Lafayette, California
Favorite leg of the Triathlon: Ethan Knox’s right leg
Favorite Sport (Besides Triathlon): Netflixing
Favorite Food: Cheese
Spirit Animal: My dog
Weirdest Pre-race ritual: Complaining about racing
Favorite Memory from the Team: OVERLOAD!!
Celebrity Crush: Troy Bolton
Fun Fact: I got pinkeye 3 times freshman year.

Heart and Soles Race Director

Emma “def in a relationship with alex dunn” Jacobs

Email: heartandsoles@calpolytriathlon.com
Quest: eat the most bagels
Major: biomedical engineering
Year in School: 3rd
Year on Team: 3rd
Hometown: Sherwood, OR
Favorite leg of the Triathlon: the part where I eat and almost fall off my bike
Favorite Sport (Besides Triathlon): badminton
Favorite Food: grilled cheese with the kraft singles
Spirit Animal: my cat Tom
Weirdest Pre-race ritual: not warming up and getting yelled at
Favorite Memory from the Team: open water swimming
Celebrity Crush: Jane Goodall
Fun Fact: I’ve tried all the dairy queen blizzards except for the reese’s peanut butter one

Tour de Donut Race Director

Kevin “Road to Nationals 2030 begins TODAY!” Label

Email: tourdedonut@calpolytriathlon.com
Quest: To Outwit, Outplay, and Outlast all the rest for the title of Sole Survivor and the million dollar prize in the greatest reality television series of all time: Survivor
Major: Computer Science
Year in School: 5th
Year on Team: 5th
Hometown: Newbury Park
Favorite leg of the Triathlon: The swim, where I would argue the race is won or lost in the first 10 meters
Favorite Sport (Besides Triathlon): Surfing
Favorite Food: Is this a question that needs answering? Clearly Board and Brew
Spirit Animal: Michael Reese
Weirdest Pre-race ritual: Missing the start of the race
Favorite Memory from the Team: Overload
Celebrity Crush: Matt Damon
Fun Fact: I broke my neck freshman year ATV riding, and didn’t find out until a year later