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Trevor J.

5107 Hawthorne Dr., Apt. L West Des Moines, IA 50265 515.835.0100 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________
Academic Background Drake University, Des Moines, IA Masters of Arts in Teaching, May 2012, GPA 3.85/4.0 Endorsements in All Social Sciences, All-Business, and Journalism Iowa State University, Ames, IA Bachelor of Arts, May 2009, GPA 3.8/4.0 Major: Journalism and Mass Communication Emphasis on Public Relations Minors: Spanish (Language and Culture for the Professions) Business Tecnolgico de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey, Nuevo Len, Mexico Study Abroad Program, January 2008-May 2008 Coursework in Business and Spanish Honors Graduated with Magna Cum Laude distinction and Deans List recipient at Iowa State University all semesters National Society of Collegiate Scholars Member top 20 percent of class Created Iowa States 2008 womens swimming and diving media guide which received an excellent rating from Swimming World Magazine (total of 14 guides in NCAA received ratings of superior, outstanding or excellent) Education Work Experience Student Teacher, American History and Psychology (Grades 10-12) January 2012 Present Waukee High School, Waukee, IA Serve as primary teacher on a daily basis for over four weeks Observe classroom management and teaching techniques of professionals with up to 25 years experience Create daily lesson plans a week in advance to enhance student learning Complete daily tasks such as taking attendance, grading papers, and managing a classroom of up to 32 students 15U AAU Head Boys Basketball Coach March 2011 Present Champions Sports Center, Des Moines, IA Provide instruction to a team of 10 players on the basic fundamentals of basketball Plan and conduct practice up to three times a week and serve as head coach in weekend tournaments Coordinate team activities such as hotel rooms and team dinners on road trips Communicate with parents on details such as practice times, tournament times and answer any questions or concerns relating to the team Substitute Teacher (Grades 5-12) January 2011 December 2011 Urbandale and Waukee School Districts, IA Fill in for teachers in emergencies and short term assignments Ensure good behavior in and out of the classroom by fostering a safe, positive learning environment Teach lesson plans prepared by regular classroom teachers Freshman Assistant Basketball Coach November 2009 Present Urbandale High School, Urbandale, IA Work with head coach on providing basketball instruction to a team of 15 players on a daily basis Observe and evaluate opposing teams for the varsity basketball team Collaborate with head coach on practice schedules and practice plans Practicum Experience Urbandale High School, 9th Grade Geography, Gary Birdwell, 40 hours, Fall 2010 Southeast Polk Middle School, 8th Grade American History, Adam Daley, 30 hours, Spring 2011 DMACC Success Center, 10 hours

Professional Work Experience Loan Servicing Specialist II July 2009 December 2009 Wells Fargo, West Des Moines, IA Filed an average of 100 Part A default claims for FHA loans each month Managed up to 60 different files simultaneously while maintaining over 95% follow-up accuracy Communicated effectively with attorneys and property preservation vendors to ensure loans were filed timely Communications Intern June 2008-August 2008 ESPN, Bristol, CT Worked on TitleTown USA event writing press releases and serving as publicist to Lawrence, Kansas. Duties included contacting all local media outlets in Lawrence to promote the event and coordinating interviews as requested Researched and wrote the history section for the launch of Helped with the day-to-day operations of the office including writing press releases and updating media lists Performed customer relations services such as taking phone calls and responding to viewer inquiries Swimming and Diving Student Sports Information Director May 2006-December 2007 Iowa State Athletics Communications Office, Ames, IA Served as primary media contact for the Iowa State University womens swimming and diving team. Duties included working with the coaches in setting up interviews, maintaining the swimming and diving section on, and contacting media outlets to alert of relevant news stories Created 44-page womens swimming and diving media guide using Adobe InDesign Wrote press releases and feature stories for various varsity sports to be distributed and posted on Assisted with game day operations for 13 varsity sports including football and mens and womens basketball. Duties included preparing athletes for interviews, taking stats and handling specific media requests Radio Personality/Board Operator January 2004-July 2005 KQWC, Webster City, IA Provided color commentary for Webster City High School football games Hosted a weekly call-in talk show with an emphasis on teen issues such as drug awareness Volunteer Experience Kansas City Chiefs Summer Camp, Kansas City, MO June 2007 Big 12 Baseball Championships, Oklahoma City, OK May 2007 Big 12 Womens Basketball Championships, Oklahoma City, OK March 2007 Big 12 Football Championship, Kansas City, MO December 2006 Served in public relations role by facilitating interviews, distributing stats and handling media personnel requests Activities and Community Service Delta Tau Delta Fraternity (New Member Education Committee, Honor Board Committee); Iowa State Student Admissions Representative (STAR) Skills Earned coaching endorsement and substitute authorization from the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners; Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator; Written, Verbal, and Comprehensive Proficiency in Spanish References Available upon request