Participating in his very first triathlon at the age of 9 then a couple years later participating at MultiSport Canada’s first ever triathlon hosted in Mississauga he has come full circle. Having interned under Jason Vurma during University, to now managing some of Multisport’s contract events, as well its shop operations.
Colin’s athletic career growing up found him participating in numerous team sports, triathlon, cycling & cross country/track at a provincial & national level which led him to a swimming & cycling scholarship at Union College in Barbourville, Kentucky. Obtaining a double major BSc in Sports Management & Human Performance in addition to competing in four varsity sports during his university career, this helped hone many of skills required in the dynamic world of event management.
After a successful internship and event season with MultiSport Colin returned stateside working in corporate marketing gaining valuable experience in the marketing, digital & social media worlds. He then moved onto working with a Real estate investment startup, being involved in nearly all aspects of the company. Finishing as project manager Colin managed numerous projects from ownership transfers to management of multiple large construction projects.
In 2014 Colin returned to Canada & MultiSport again, helping with some triathlons & contract events as a course lead and manager. Now residing in Barrie and working with MultiSport full time as an event manager Colin looks forward to the professional development and unique experiences MultiSport’s ever expanding events portfolio affords him.
If you can’t get him at his office extension, he is more than likely in the back shop, disappeared on one of his numerous bikes, running the local trails or travelling somewhere fun!