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Whitney Larsen

6206 Mimosa Gardens Circle, Tuscaloosa, AL 35216 (205) 535-0072

I am a former Division I softball player from the University of Alabama with a bachelors degree in public relations and a masters degree in sport management. With multiple experiences in sports marketing, communications, apparel management, and administrative assistance, I have acquired a strong personal skill set which will allow me to succeed in any competitive environment. I hate to lose more than I love to win, and I am a rm believer in putting the team before myself.

The University of Alabama: Tuscaloosa, AL (Aug. 2013) Master of Science- General Human Environmental Sciences, Sport Management The University of Alabama: Tuscaloosa, AL (May 2012) Bachelor of Arts in Communication & Information Sciences- Public Relations Minor: Computer Sciences GPA: 4.0/4.0 GPA: 3.53/4.0

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Alabama Sports Management Program Jan. 2013-Aug. 2013 Tuscaloosa, AL Consulted the Director of the Sports Management Program on sport industry topics as they related to teaching, researching and service. Maintained the program website, alumni database, blackboard learn, and all email corresponding to program professors. Directed all fundraising initiatives, activities and presentations for the program. Responsible for entering all data pertaining to student grades and personal student information. Sales Representative, Over the Mountain Creations Jan. 2012-Aug. 2013 Birmingham, AL Managed athletic apparel accounts for local sporting teams in the Birmingham metro area. Served as a liaison between head coaches and sport apparel representatives to complete orders and provide samples. Entered daily account information regarding nances and quantity on large group orders. Head Softball Coach, Holy Spirit High School Aug. 2012-May 2013 Tuscaloosa, AL Mentored young female athletes by teaching them life lessons as well as softball fundamentals. Practiced strong verbal communication skills during practice, games, and booster club meetings. Created daily practice plans, workout schedules and fundraising opportunities. Maintained the budget that includes player dues, umpire fees, utility costs, coaching salaries, and athletic apparel costs. Graduate Assistant, The University of Alabama Athletic Department Aug. 2012-Jan. 2013 Tuscaloosa, AL Assisted with daily building operations, maintenance and apparel order entry. Maintained an adequate supply of equipment and apparel. Provided assistance for game day operations. Logged apparel inquiries for women's basketball and volleyball teams. Student Assistant, The University of Alabama Softball Team Aug. 2011-June 2012 Assisted with daily team operations on and off the eld. Focused on improving player development. Designed team apparel and managed inventory

Procient in practicing clear and effective communication. Adept in clarifying or resolving discrepancies in a professional and practical manner. Skilled at entering data accurately and efciently. Proven at being able to produce under pressure and extremely tight timelines. ACCOMPLISHMENTS Member of the National Pro Fastpitch team, Chicago Bandits Awarded to the NFCA Second Team All-American, 2011 Paul Bear Bryant Award Finalist, 2011 Recognized as Lowes Senior Class Award Candidate, 2011 Member of the University of Alabama womens softball team, 2007-2011 Participated in the Womens College World Series, 2008, 2009 & 2011