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MEET THE TEAM

Ben Rosario

Ben Rosario

Executive Director

Ben has been just about everything in the running industry; elite athlete, special events director for a big city marathon, running store owner, marketing director, elite athlete coordinator, coach, and executive director. Ben’s vision for the NAZ Elite brand is to disrupt the running industry and establish a greater emotional connection by creating a sense of belonging (and pride) with their fan base and fans-to-be.

Two-Time Olympian & Head Coach Allan Culpepper

Alan Culpepper

Two-Time Olympian & Head Coach

Alan thrived as a primarily self- coached athlete during the entirety of his professional career from 1996 through 2008. He also coached at the high school level after his retirement, helping lead his son Cruz to become one of the nation’s top milers. He took over as the HOKA NAZ Elite Head Coach in May 2022.

Wesley Kiptoo

Wesley Kiptoo

Personal Bests:
Half Marathon – 1:01:25 (2022)
3,000m – 7:43.61 (2022)

Katie Wasserman

Katie Wasserman

Personal Bests:
1500m – 4:10.67 (2021)
2 miles – 9:40.82 (2021)

Matt B

Matt Baxter

Personal Bests:
Half Marathon – 1:02:38 (2021)
3,000m – 7:47.85 (2020)

Stephanie Bruce

Stephanie Bruce

Personal Bests:
Half Marathon – 1:09:55 (2021)
10,000m – 31:24.47 (2020)

Tyler Day

Tyler Day

Personal Bests:
Half Marathon – 1:02:17 (2020)
3,000m – 7:45.70 (2020)

Julia G

Julia (Kohnen) Griffey

Personal Bests:
Half Marathon – 1:11:04 (2020)
Marathon – 2:29.58 (2020)

Nick H

Nick Hauger

Personal Bests:
Marathon – 2:12:59 (2021)
10,000m – 28:42.30 (2021)

Alex M

Alex Masai

Personal Bests:
3,000m – 7:47.63 (2022)
5,000m – 13:22.53 (2022)

Laura P

Lauren Paquette

Personal Bests:
Half Marathon – 1:09:46 (2021)
5,000m – 15:10.01 (2020)

Aliphine

Aliphine Tuliamuk

Personal Bests:
Half Marathon – 1:09:49 (‘15 & ‘21)
Marathon – 2:26:50 (2019)

Kellyn Taylor

Kellyn Taylor

Personal Bests:
Half Marathon – 1:09:36 (2020)
10,000m – 31:07.60 (2020)

Alice Wright

Alice Wright

Personal Bests:
Marathon – 2:29:08 (2022)
Half Marathon – 1:11:38 (2019)

Olin

Olin Hacker

Personal Bests:
3,000m – 7:45.73
5,000m – 13:19.34

Krissy Gear

Personal Bests:
800m – 2:04.79
1500m – 4:09.00

Abby

Abby Nichols

Personal Bests:
5,000m – 15:15.95
10,000m – 32:27.25

Adriaan

Adriaan Wildschutt

Personal Bests:
5,000m – 13:09.30
10,000m – 27:38.54

ABOUT NAZ ELITE

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82 wins

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10 World Marathon Major Top 10s

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8 World Championship races

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Won 5 International medals

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12 National Titles

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1 Olympic Appearance – Aliphine Tuliamuk

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• Followers – 100+
• Average monthly plays – 1.4k+

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