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Mick Mominee

Owner, CEO, Athlete: Mick Mominee
Mick has been multisport racing for over 25 years and coaching for more than 15 years. Mick's racing career began in cross country and track at Clay High School in Oregon, Ohio and continued at Kenyon College. He has also raced for the University of Dayton Triathlon Team, DT3 and Team Dayton Cycling. He now competes for the Runners Plus Zoom Multisport Racing Team. Mick's achievements include MVP of the Kenyon College Track and Field Team, 2nd place in the All Ohio D-III 800m, CAT5 racer of the year for Team Dayton Cycling, competing in U.S. Age Group Duathlon and Triathlon National Championships, and racing in the World Duathlon Age Group Championships. Mick has coached high school cross country and track and field, is a certified spin instructor, and currently coaches local athletes in running, biking and swimming. Mick holds a doctorate in Urban Educational Leadership from the University of Cincinnati and teaches ethics at Chaminade Julienne Catholic High School.


 

Nicole LaSelle

Owner, Performance Counselor, Athlete: Nicole LaSelle
A native of Dayton, Ohio, Nicole began her athletic career at the age of 11, competing in Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) track meets. While attending Chaminade-Julienne High School, she won 6 OHSAA state titles (three in cross country and three in track) and accepted a scholarship to the University of Notre Dame, where she earned All-Academic and Varsity honors. After college, Nicole cross-trained in cycling and swimming to complement her running and began competing in triathlons and duathlons. In 2005, she won the Chicago Triathlon in the Age Group division and was the 2011 U.S. Duathlon National Champion. She went onto place 9th at the World Duathlon Championships in Gijon, Spain, later that year. In 2017 Nicole was inducted into the Dayton Distance Running Hall of Fame. She enjoys training with her teammates on the Runners Plus Zoom Multisport Racing Team. Nicole holds a BA in Psychology from Notre Dame, a MS.Ed in Community and School Counseling from the University of Dayton, and a Ph.D in Counselor Education from Kent State University. Nicole is a licensed professional clinical counselor with training in sports performance.


Rebekah Brately

Director of Management, Marketing & Sponsorship, Athlete: Rebekah Brately
Rebekah completed her first marathon in 2013 to rediscover her love for fitness after an inactive four years of college. She stumbled across Kona on TV a few weeks later and set out to complete her first triathlon the following year. She's been hooked on multisport racing ever since. Rebekah joined the Zoom staff to further the sport she loves and show those who thought that the finish line was too far away that nothing is impossible. Rebekah is a a marketing professionals in Columbus, Ohio. Contact Rebekah for more information on sponsorships or with any questions about getting into the sport. She would love to share!

 

 


 

Race Course Coordinator, Athlete: Tyler Barchek

Tyler is an avid athlete who loves any and all sports, games, and adventures. Tyler will try anything and enjoys sharing his passion for life with others. Tyler raced in the very first Zoom race, and joined our staff soon after. He competed in swimming and diving and ran cross country for Centerville High School. He has continued racing obstacles course events, in local running races, and triathlons. Tyler attended Wright State, earnign a degree in marketing and communication. He has worked in sales, marketing and communication for Performance Bike, Up and Running,  and Bob Ronkers; he is currently at Reynolds and Reynolds. Tyler is the friendly face you see on course, so please say hello to him! 

 

 


 

Misty Boyd

Registration Coordinator, Athlete: Misty BoydMisty grew up in Middletown, Ohio, with a love for all sports, but specifically playing volleyball and swimming competitively. After a sedentary college career, Misty started running and never looked back. She began running in local races and joined the Zoom team in Spring 2016, checking off her bucketlist item of completing her first triathlon with Zoom at Hueston Woods 2017. Misty received a BSBA from Ohio Northern University and is a certified PMP. She is a Project Manager at Exhibit Concepts in Vandalia, Ohio, and enjoys being active by hiking and biking with her son, as well as always striving for a new personal best.

 

 

 


 

Finish Line Coordinator, Athlete: Dan "Dough" Meynard

Dan is better known as Dough by many because of his size since he was a teenager. Dan has served on the Zoom staff since just after the company's founding. Dan holds an associates degree in criminal justice from the former Miami-Jacobs Career College. Dan puts in countless hours behind the scenes preparing finish lines for participants, and then countless hours cleaning up. Dan prepares the awards for participants ahead of time to be handed to participants of races and is the “official” guard at events of race equipment and supplies. When Dan is not on race equipment guard duty, he is on participant watch at the finish line at running races and participant gear watch in the transition area of triathlons. Dan is a dedicated member of the team. Don’t let his size fool; he walks a 5Ks. He walked his first Zoom 5K at the Super Underwear Race in 2015 and finished in the time of 1:01:40.8.


 

Kim Whitesell

Registration & Course Staff, Athlete: Kim Whitesell
Kim loves the outdoors and competing in triathlon, though biking will always be her favorite sport. She completed Ironman Ohio 70.3 in 2017. On the bike, she’s  completed RAGBRAI — a seven-day bike ride across Iowa — two years in a row and Tour d Cure in Orlando, Florida. Kim enjoys canoeing, hiking, running, swimming, biking, camping, tennis and softball.
Kim has been a teacher for 16 years and coaches a running club of 63 second through sixth graders at the elementary school where she teaches. Kim is an example of true resilience, training despite numerous health issues, POTS, Dysautonomia, Diabetes, Exercise Induced Anaphylaxis, High Blood Pressure, Histamine Disorder, etc. She trains to show others to never give up and to share her struggles so that others may benefit. She may not be fast, may not podium, but she never quits!
Kim has been married to Steve for nearly 25 years and has two children, Johnathan and Madison, who are both students at The Ohio State University.


 

Kristen Olfky

Registration & Course Staff, Athlete: Kristen Olfky

Kristen is a long time runner and experienced race director. She worked for many years with her father Ray Olfky hosting Key Sports events throughout the Miami Valley. After they sold the company Kristen wanted to continue to be involved in local events so she joined the Zoom staff. Kristen loves to run, and can be seen with her family at local races and events. Kristen enjoys spending time with friends, boxing, and works professionally at Dyer, Garofalo, Mann & Schultz law offices. 

 

 


 

Registration & Course Staff, Athlete: Daniel Cyphers

Daniel raced in his first Triathlon in 2013 and instantly fell in love with the sport. Fitness prior to 2013 came in a variety of competitive team sports. Baseball and golf being those that dominated most his time at Carroll High School. After graduating from the University of Dayton with a degree in Mechanical Engineering he was looking for a hobby to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The desire to be challenged and learn something new led him to multisport. In 2015 he finished his first Olympic Triathlon with Zoom Racing at Caesars Creek. The friendly atmosphere and positive racing experience made him continue racing with Zoom. He joined the Zoom Staff to stay involved in the sport while taking a short break following his first 70.3 triathlon. The goal in the next few years is to complete a full marathon and full Ironman. Daniel is a Packaging Process Engineer for AstraZeneca in West Chester, Ohio. Free time outside of training is spent trying new things and volunteering.


 

 

Registration & Course Staff, Athlete: Melissa Sponarski

Melissa attended Chaminade Julienne High School and Wright State University. Through those years, she was always involved in sports like basketball, soccer and running. She completed her first half marathon in 2014 and completed her second one in 2017, with several 5K's and 10K's in between.  Melissa joined Zoom to further her love for fitness and event planning. With the help of her fiancé, Melissa will be completing her first triathlon in 2018. Melissa is a Treasury Analyst at Sun Chemical in Cincinnati. 


Registration & Course Staff, Athlete: Tess Harnett

Tess grew up in Dayton, Ohio where she competed in many different sports. A strong background of playing soccer for many years, running track and cross country, and swimming in high school helped build the foundation for her to start triathlon training. Tess is a junior at The Ohio State University studying medical dietetics. She is on the Triathlon Club at Ohio State and she has been a member for three years. Her favorite part about racing is traveling with her team to new courses as well as the fun atmosphere that a race day provides. Every spring, Tess and her team look forward to traveling to the Collegiate Club National Championships to race against many different schools. 


Registration & Course Staff, Athlete: Michael Glotzbecker

Michael joined the ZOOM staff in January 2018 due to his love for
health and fitness.  He currently enjoys going to the gym and taking
boot camp and boxing classes.  He also is no stranger to running 5k
events during the year.  Michael has his MBA and works in Human
Resources.  His goal is to eventually take strides and do his first
triathlon.  He is also studying to be a certified personal trainer. 


Multisport Medical Team, Athlete: Dr. Nick Curry

Dr. Nicholas Curry graduated cum laude with his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Logan College of Chiropractic in 2011.  While at Logan, he also earned a Master of Science degree in Sports Science and Rehabilitation.  Dr. Curry specializes in sports injuries, in which he integrates manipulation, soft tissue therapy, functional rehabilitation and corrective exercises with every patient.  He utilizes a variety of techniques including Motion Palpation, Myofascial Release Techniques, Kinesiology Taping and many more.  Every patient is fully educated on their condition and actively participates in their treatment plan to ensure maximum benefit and long lasting results. Dr. Curry is a native to the Miami Valley where he went to Springboro High School.  Prior to attending Logan College of Chiropractic, he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from Miami University.  He enjoys all types of sports and living an active lifestyle.


 

 


Staff Opportunities

What to work behind the scenes planning endurance events? Have a desire to give back to the sport of running, biking or swimming? We have a place for you. We are currenly seeking paid race day staff for all our events. Additional opportunities available. Please contact us at mick@zoomracingusa.com for opportunities.