Objective To gain a position as a career pilot for a major corporation.
Education September 2004 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Commercial Airline Pilot Training Program (CAPT)
1998–2002 University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho
· B.S., Economics, graduated 2002.
· Senior project on the economics of crime, in which I econometrically investigated the determinants of violent crime, policy issues, punishment standards, and prior theories of the economics of criminal behavior.
· 1997-1998 University of Oregon Eugene, Oregon
College honors and activities
· USA Cycling Scholarship recipient, 2000
· President and founder of the University of Idaho Cycling Team, 1998-1999.
· Vice President University of Oregon Cycling Team, 1997.
Experience 2003 PezCycling
· Write the bimonthly “Life in the Gutter” column for pezcyclingnews.com on the life, happenings, and commentary of a professional cyclist on a first year team. I also write occasional “Rider Diaries”, glimpsing into what it is like to race select top-level professional events.
2002 PezCycling News, Vancouver,
· Covered the last two stages of the Vuelta a Espagñe (Tour of Spain), one of the three largest cycling events in the world, as a photographer.
2003 Momentum Sports Group, LLC. Oakland,
· Raced in 25+ National Race Calendar races across the United States and around 100 total days of racing during the year.
· Did interviews, made appearances and promoted cycling and the Momentum Sports Group, LLC., as well as Health Net throughout the year.
· Wrote “Rusty’s Diary” for the Momentum Sports Group webpage to help keep sponsors and fans up-to-date on the Health Net Cycling Team and our accomplishments.
2001 Prime Alliance Cycling Team, Boulder, CO
· Helped make the first year Prime Alliance Cycling Team the third ranked Cycling team in the United States.
· Did interviews, made appearances and promoted cycling and Prime Alliance throughout the year.
· National Medalist, Wisconsin, 1996.
· U.S. Olympic Festival participant and silver medalist, Colorado, 1995.
· U.S. Olympic Festival participant, St. Louis, Missouri, 1994.
· Familiar with Excel, Shazam, PowerPoint, Word, FrontPage
· Speak elementary level French
· Travel, skiing, photography, writing, music, the stock market, politics.
Kirk Willett Manager, Coach,
· 2003: Lived in San Sebastian, Spain for two months.
· 2002: Backpacked through Europe for six weeks, going through: England, France, Spain, Monaco, Italy, Albania, and Greece.
· 1993: At the age of fourteen lived in Ponte Tresa, Italy with a host family for a month and raced on a cycling team with Sports for Understanding International Exchange.