Ann brings over 15 years of experience in race management, non-profit management, coaching & nutrition, public speaking, and many other skills to her role as myTEAM TRIUMPH Executive Director. Prior to taking the helm at myTEAM TRIUMPH, Ann was a Angel and Ambassador. She helped to start and mentor several chapters in her 2 1/2 years as a volunteer with the mTT organization.
She is an endurance athlete with 38 marathons and 3 Ironman’s under her belt.
Thomas is a licensed attorney who, before joining myTEAM TRIUMPH, worked with families to resolve the legal issues associated with having a child with special needs. His younger brother, Charlie, is an active Captain with the myTEAM TRIUMPH: Wings of Texas Chapter. Prior to his current appointment as Director of Operations, Thomas served as the Interim Executive Director and a member of the myTEAM TRIUMPH Board of Directors.
Laurie is a Senior Account Executive for a leading software company. She serves as the Chairperson of the Executive Committee, and has been instrumental in developing the organizational metrics and professional talent that has enabled myTEAM TRIUMPH to grow into a world class nonprofit organization. Laurie was inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletic Hall of Fame in 2004.
James is a Senior Associate with the PricewaterhouseCoopers State and Local Tax Group. He is a native New Yorker currently residing in Washington D.C. with his wife Molly and two dogs - Penny and Ollie.
James has a wealth of experience in dealing with complicated legal and accounting matters and is excited to bring that to bear on the challenges facing myTEAM TRIUMPH as the organization continues to develop in to the premier assisted athletics program in the United States.
Craig has been a special education teacher for 33 years and a Special Olympics coach for 35. During that time he served as Team Illinois coach for three USA games and as Team USA coach at four world summer games (N Carolina, Shanghai, Athens, and California). He was a finalist for North American Coach of the Year in 2011 & he was named Illinois Outstanding Coach of the Year in 2012.
Susan Lain Haag
World record holder Susan Haag is proud to support myTEAM TRIUMPH. Successfully completing 117 Iron Distance races is nothing compared to the bravery of those competing at any distance with diverse disabilities. She is an attorney who currently serves as a Civil Traffic Hearing Officer in Jacksonville, Florida and a Special Magistrate in Jacksonville Beach. She is a member of the Board of Directors at USA Triathlon, International Triathlon Union’s Women’s Committee and a past member of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Board in Jacksonville.