Droo Callahan brings a wealth of knowledge in sports management. Post playing professional soccer for several teams for 10 years, Callahan managed a large soccer club and Legacy Center Sports Complex in Brighton, Michigan. His experience brings event management and a high-level understanding in almost every sport. Droo is honored to take on this position and is looking forward to getting to know the community through The Bridge. The greater Bridgeport area is in transition to become a bustling destination and we are extremely lucky to be a part of this growth with this venue adding to the community.
Andrew Kurtz joins The Bridge team with a wide background of experience in the sports industry. He joins us from the CVB side, but has a background in operations, marketing and promotions as well. His passion for sports started at a young age, playing almost every sport imaginable, and continued into his collegiate football career. Andrew is excited to bring tournaments and events that will leave a lasting impact on the community.
Ryan McCoy comes to The Bridge with over 10 years of extensive fitness and training exerpience in tow. Prior to his move to West Virginia, Ryan most recently worked for The Savannah College of Art and Design, managing their on-campus fitness centers and intramural programs. Preceding that, he spent time in Asheville, NC, heading a sports performance training facility and working with a variety of clients, from youth athletes to medal-winning Olympians. Ryan is eager to help the athletic and fitness enthusiastic community learn more about how to improve their health!
Chase Robey is eager to begin his career in his hometown where his love for sports started. He attended West Virginia University where his pursuit to work in the sports industry began. After receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Sport Management, he now joins us from Salem University where he spent his time coaching men’s basketball and serving the student-athletes while receiving his Master’s in Business Administration. Chase is excited for the future positive impact that will be created in our communities through youth and adult programming.
Patrick Walker comes to The Bridge with a background in professional sports in a variety of positions from merchandise to entertainment to operations. He has a fandom of multiple sports and variety of favorite teams across the country. Patrick is excited to help open a brand new facility and be a part in creating a staple in the community for years to come.
Alyson Piot has been involved in sports/healthcare for over 10 years. She has been seen in the community as a fitness enthusiast and dietitian. She is excited for the chance to be a part of this facility in her own backyard.
Madolyn joins The Bridge with a background in rail industry marketing and elementary education. She is new to West Virginia and is excited to learn about the sports industry.
Daron Washington comes to The Bridge from Alderson Broaddus University. He played and coached basketball at AB. With years of extensive sports knowledge as a coach and referee of several sports in West Virginia. Daron is looking forward to being part of the Sports programming and enhancing the development of others through sports in the state.
Carlee Dulaney is new to the sports industry but brings a unique outlook to the team. She joins us from her alma mater, where she served the students of Alderson Broaddus University, and gained valuable experience in finance, IT, and event coordinating. Carlee is grateful for the opportunity to help grow this invaluable resource for North Central West Virginia.
Stacey Randolph comes to The Bridge with a culinary arts and restaurant management degree from Le Cordon Bleu Institute of Culinary Arts and over 20 years of experience in the Food & Beverage industry. Stacey is excited about the opportunity to use her extensive knowledge to design a menu that everyone who visits the Breakaway Café will enjoy!
Lauren comes to The Bridge with a strong background in group fitness and wellness programming. Prior to her move to West Virginia, Lauren worked for the Parks and Recreation department of the City of Johnson City overseeing health and fitness programming. She is looking forward to serving the community by organizing classes that make fitness fun!
Frankie has 15 years of experience in the culinary industry. She invents creative and delicious meals in the Breakaway Cafe, where she can be found daily serving customers with a smile. Food and fitness are Frankie's life, and when she's not working, she's cooking for her family or working out.
Samantha supervises front desk operations and coaches volleyball at The Bridge. She has nearly 15 years of volleyball coaching experience for for middle and high school. A graduate of Fairmont State University with a Bachelors in Education K-6, Samantha was previously was a stay-at-home mom and a small town waitress. This is a dream job for Samantha because she can meet and greet people of all ages, develop a volleyball program, and instill a love of sports in youth athletes.