Meet the Coach
Tina has served as the Equestrian coach for over a year. She came to MC from Elvenstar Farm in Orange County, CA where she managed and coached riders and horses of all levels. She also founded and choached the University of California Irvine Equestrian Team, taking riders to Regionals and Zones. Tina holds a B.A. in English Language Literature from the University of California Santa Cruz where she was the captain and stand-out rider on the equestrian team. She has a strong work ethic and knowledge of equestrian programs. She is an excellent coach and has strong administrative skills. Tina is committed to her faith and is a Christian mentor for the Mississippi College students.
- 2005-2006 - Captain of the UC Santa Cruz equestrian team and High Point rider at multiple shows her senior year at IHSA
- 2007 - Elvenstar Orange County Riding Academy trainer, doubled sized of the program in first 9 months
- 2007-2012 - Became general manager and trainer of Elvenstar Orange County Training Barn and Riding Academy, implementing successful changes to pricing structure, budget, and management to increase number of clients, client satisfaction, and revenue. Took rider from first time showing to competing successfully at USEF "AA" rated shows and success at local and regional medal finals.
- Founded and coached the University of California Irvine Equestrian team, taking five rider to Regionals and two riders to Zones.
- Volunteer Sunday school teacher at her church in California