FORT COLLINS, CO – With an eye to improving communication and planning going forward, Triple Crown Sports has named five associates who will assume the title of divisional director as the longtime event-production company dials up its vision for 2024 and beyond.
Based in Fort Collins, CO., Triple Crown Sports has been producing youth, high school and college events for more than 40 years. Here’s the list of associates who will be taking the lead role in their departments:
Stephanie Klaviter (Fastpitch) – Stephanie came to Colorado after a successful collegiate pitching career and in 2000 began work as a pitching instructor with Triple Crown. She then helped launch a teaching/training facility at the company and created a new semipro fastpitch league, competing on an all-star team at the Canada Cup event. Next came her primary role in TC’s fastpitch division, assisting in executing the 1,100-team Colorado 4th of July event along with the popular Fastpitch World Series. She assumed a lead role in 2004 with the Colorado fastpitch series and the Sparkler tourney, and was head coach of the TC Stars program from 2006-14 and 2018-21.
Sarah Molina (Basketball) – Sarah began her time at Triple Crown in 2007 by providing seasonal support for the company’s fastpitch division, centering on the 1,100-team Colorado 4th of July event, while also helping organize and orchestrate work flow in our busy warehouse. Next was a stint in TC’s publishing operations; she then moved into the basketball division and became an essential voice in the growth and execution of the Preseason and Postseason WNIT and the men’s and women’s Cancun Challenge events. Careful maintenance of the many important relationships with collegiate coaches and athletic departments is one of Sarah’s essential strengths.
Alyssa Morrison (Pickleball/Data Analyst) – Alyssa started in the accounting department at Triple Crown before becoming an essential on-site director at various fastpitch and baseball events. She helped launch the 15u-18u Pathway Baseball division along with College Sports Evaluation and has been instrumental in refining TC’s approach in tracking budgets, registration trends, customer surveys and lodging protocols. She helped create a vendor/sponsor position, the TC Series initiative in baseball and fastpitch and has researched growth opportunities in multiple sports, capped by her primary role with pickleball’s arrival in 2024.
Carrie Rivera (TC Series) – Carrie is the East Coast Fastpitch Director at Triple Crown and has worked for the company since August 2008 in the Fastpitch division, where she and team of 14 other talented individuals run more than 30 events in 15 states. Carrie has helped Triple Crown establish popular tournaments along with impactful college camps and showcases that draw the most accomplished and competitive club programs in the nation and fortify our coast-to-coast relationships with college coaches. The 2023 East Coast Summer Nationals in Myrtle Beach, SC, drew a record number teams, from age groups 12u through 18u.
Jared Rudiger (Volleyball) – Jared joined the Triple Crown roster in May 2011 and made an immediate impact with our successful Colorado Baseball division. Other director assignments followed, including the TC Baseball World Series, Texas baseball and the Preseason and Postseason WNIT events. With 20-plus years of experience coaching club and high school volleyball, Jared has been at the organizational heartbeat of new events within that division, with his primary assignment since January 2018 being the execution of the TC NIT volleyball tournament that welcomes about 550 teams every February to Kansas City. It’s widely appreciated as the nation’s most competitive club volleyball event.