President - Mélanie RabinoMélanie is a junior majoring in Chemistry and minoring in Spanish. She is planning on attending pharmacy school after receiving her bachelor’s degree. Mélanie swam competitively since she was 7 years old and enjoyed running in community races in elementary and middle school. Her passion for these sports led her to complete her first triathlon in high school. Mélanie joined the MN Triathlon Team her freshman year and really loved meeting people with a shared passion for swimming, biking, and running. She served as the team treasurer last year, which gave her a good understanding of the leadership of this team. Mélanie is very excited to help this team grow and develop this year!
Vice President/Webmaster - Jaclyn NoshayJaclyn is a junior majoring Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development and minoring in Communications. A lack of background in triathlon coming into college, having played soccer for 14 years, she wanted a challenge. Jaclyn joined the MN Triathlon Team her freshman year and really enjoyed pushing herself in a sport entirely new to her with people that shared the passion for athletics. She improved in swimming, biking, and running and began racing her Sophomore year. Jaclyn is looking forward to another year with incredible teammates and friends and excited to see the MN Tri team grow and advance this year!
Co-Treasurer - Anna Moynihan
Anna is a junior studying biomedical engineering at the University of Minnesota. Drawing upon her background in competitive swimming, track and field, and even synchronized swimming; Anna joined MN Triathlon team last summer following several fun experiences racing the swim leg of team triathlons in high school. Anna competed in her first olympic distance triathlon for MN triathlon team in Maple Grove and was instantly hooked on the sport. Over the past year, Anna has enjoyed becoming a strong triathlete and training with a talented and fun-loving group of athletes, as well as competing at collegiate nationals 2014 in Tempe, Arizona. Anna looks forward to being part of the exec. board and experiencing another fun year of training, socializing, and racing with a great team!
Co-Treasurer - Miranda Olson
Miranda is a sophomore from Detroit Lakes, Minnesota majoring in Art. She first started competing in triathlons with her family as a fun and healthy way to get together in the summers. Having swam and ran competitively throughout middle school and high school she found that she had a solid foundation for the sport and enjoyed the challenge it presented. Miranda joined the MN Triathlon team mostly looking for a solid group of people to work out with but soon found herself competing at Collegiate Nationals in Arizona. She has enjoyed pushing herself and becoming friends with a great group of people along the way. She looks forward to the coming year with the team and improving her race!
Social Coordinator - Brady Mahoney
Brady is a senior majoring in environmental science. He joined the tri team two years ago after he left the Naval ROTC program and wanted to find a club that would keep him active. Before he joined the tri team he had never done a triathlon. Some of the things that he enjoys the most about the team are training with other people, making new friends, and getting to travel around to race.