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.
He is honored to take on this position and looks forward to getting to know the community through The Bridge. The greater Bridgeport area is in transition to become a bustling destination and he feels 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.
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.
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
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 enthusastic community learn more about how to improve their health!
Katie Squires joins The Bridge team with a strong background in aquatics and swimming. Most recently, she has served as the Recreation Coordinator with the City of Bridgeport. Prior to arriving in Bridgeport, she served as the Wellness Coordinator at West Virginia Wesleyan College and was the assistant swim coach for the WVWC team.
She has both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in sports management. She was a competitive swimmer in her youth and brings a passion for swimming and other sports to The Bridge.
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.
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.