Kayla Tresser

Race Director

Nicknames: KTRESS, kayla tresshair, kay, lil kyle
Hometown: Mission Viejo, CA
Major & Year: Sport Management, 4th
Theme Song: Best Love Song by T-Pain
– Dream dog is a mini Australian shepherd corgi (look it up!)
– Can be spotted walking around GH Sports and will analyze your gait if you come in.
– Is slightly addicted to vegetarian hot dogs.


Kaitlin Clever

Website, Timing, & Registration Coordinator

Nickname: kax!!
Hometown: Lafayette, CA
Major & Year: Software Engineering, 3rd
Theme Song: anything by Kygo
– Got pinkeye three times her freshman year.
– Only runs when being chased.
– Can fit her ear inside her ear.
– Spends too much money on concerts.

Alex MacLean

Volunteer, Parking, & Transition Coordinator

Nicknames: Lightning, Ka-chow
Hometown: Seattle, WA (Sea-Town)
Major & Year: Computer Science, 2nd
Theme Song: All Star by Smash Mouth
– Has 7 wisdom teeth.
– Still rides his bike even with a broken foot.
– Can be spotted as a swim coach for @cptri!!

Luke Nydam

Run/Bike Course, and Traffic Control, & Equipment Coordinator

Nickname: Nydam, Young Skywalker
Hometown: Ceres, CA
Major & Year: BioResource and Agricultural Engineering, 4th
Theme Song: Simple Man by Lynyrd Skynyrd
– Technically has a tattoo in his eye.
– Fell from the second story of his house at age 4 and didn’t break anything.
– Had one piano lesson and then his piano teacher died (the two events were not connected).
– Was at the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting.

Jess Crane

Design, Marketing, & PR Coordinator

Nicknames: jcrane, Uncle Jesse
Hometown: Morgan Hill, CA
Major & Year: Graphic Communication, 4th
Theme Song: Sk8er Boi by Avril Lavigne
– Has a concerning addition to Tapatio.
– 100% chance she likes cats more than you.
– Shotgunned on the Great Wall of China

Mason McElvain

Swim, Medical, & Safety Coordinator

Nickname: Mas Doggy Dog
Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA
Major & Year: Chemistry, 3rd
Theme Song: Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger by Daft Punk
– Has been a States Park Lifeguard for 4+ years.
– Dream Destination is Flavortown.
– He and his girlfriend can only watch Disney movies.

Max Stapel-Kalat

Sponsorship Coordinator

Nickname: Beefcake
Hometown: La Grange Park, IL
Major & Year: Physics, 2nd
Theme Song: Anything Fleetwood Mac
– 6-12-18-24 finisher.
– Is the most humble person on the team and everyone knows it.
– Uses Pam cooking spray instead of body glide.