Ryan Macedonio

ryan@trotcast.com

(845)-796-6760

645 Old Hickory Blvd, Apt 403

Nashville, TN 37209

 

 

Summary of Skills:

Ability to Negotiate, Creative Design, Dependability, Strategic Schedule Planning, Verbal Communication, Accounting, Team Leadership, Self-Advertising, Organization, Hiring/Managing Employees, Orientation to Detail,  Excellent Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel and various Social Media. Audio and Video Editing Software, Studio Design and Setup including lighting, microphones, cameras,etc.  

 

Professional Experience:

Creator and Executive Producer of TrotCast - April 2015 to present

● A multimedia platform to market and promote Harness Racing, Motocross and Auto Racing. Includes weekly podcasts, video interviews, advertisements, posters, etc ....you're here...look around

 

Digital Media Producer for the Hambletonian Society - Moira Fanning (609)-371-2211 - July 2015 to present

● $1Million Hambletonian and $ 6Million Breeders Crown are the two premiere events in USA Harness Racing, owned and produced by Hambletonian Society

● Generating and creating content specifically for online distribution on social media including YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Periscope, Facebook, and Snapchat.  

● Content created includes video interviews with the stars of each evening, pictures, news and general information. Promotional posters and video editing of races.

 

Webmaster & Branding Manager at TeamAllard.com Rene Allard (845)-754-3328 November 2016 to present

● Creating content, managing social media, responding to fans, writing posts, and designing and maintaining website

 

Digital Media Producer for World Driving Championship coverage by US Trotting Association Dan Leary (dan.leary@ustrotting.com) August 2017

11 Drivers from around the world were selected to compete in a tournament of 22 races, over a 7 day period, from Calgary to Toronto to Montreal to Prince Edward Island in Canada. I was the lone USA media member on the tour, selected to capture, create, and generate all types of content from the trip.

 

Webmaster & Digital Media Producer for Maine Harness Horsemen’s Association Deb Patterson (207)-623-6442 January 2017 to present

Creating content, managing social media, responding to fans, writing posts, and designing and maintaining website

 

Weekly Columnist at DRF.com Derick Giwner (917)-886-0115 April 2017 to present

Each week in the DRF Harness newsletter, I write a feature article to give a youth perspective on the topics and events in the industry of Harness racing

 

Webmaster & Branding Manager at RHMRacing.com Ron Cushing (207)-716-6025 January 2017 to present

● Creating content, managing social media, responding to fans, writing posts, and designing and maintaining website

 

Product and Marketing Manager at Old Navy - March 2016 to September 2017

● Opening and Closing store duties, setting up daily duties, organizing paperwork, cashier drawers.

● Leading shipment and product placement

● Back of House Organization

 

Creator of Fantasytrot.com - March 2014 to December 2016

● A fantasy sports website dedicated to daily and season long formats for harness racing.

 

Assistant Manager/Trainer at Ed Hart Stables Inc. Middletown, NY - Ed Hart (914)-799-1092 - January 2014 to January 2016

● Assisting Ed Hart in daily care and training of harness racehorses.

● Creating daily and weekly training and feeding schedules for racehorses and employees.

 

Harness Racing Trainer/Consultant for Ross Cohen (914)-420-7377 - April 2013 to January 2014

● Assisted in daily care and training of harness racehorses.

● Created daily and weekly training and feeding schedules for racehorses and employees.

● Regularly shipped and raced horses at various tracks in the tri-state area.

 

Stable Manager and Harness Racing Trainer at Hero Stables Inc. Goshen, NY - Robert Krivelin (917)-583-7466 - November 2011 to May 2012, September 2012 to April 2013

● Managed a harness racing stable.  

● Created a daily, weekly, and monthly schedule for the horses and employees, including daily workouts, physical therapy, nutrition, shipping, racing, feeding, cleaning, etc.

● Managed multiple employees.  

 

Self-Employed Harness Racing Trainer - March 2004 to December 2011

● Owned and trained harness race horses.

● Created a daily, weekly, and monthly schedule for the horses and employees, including daily workouts, physical therapy, nutrition, shipping, racing, feeding, cleaning, etc.

● Regularly shipped and raced horses at various tracks in the tri-state area.

 

Assistant Harness Racing Trainer at Ray Schnittker Stable Inc. Goshen, NY - Ray Schnittker (914)-456-3275 - March 2010 to August 2011  

● Assisted in daily care and training of harness racehorses.

● Created daily and weekly training and feeding schedules for racehorses and employees.

● Regularly shipped and raced horses at various tracks in the tri-state area.

 

Volunteer/Education:

Big Brother/Big Sister Mentorship Program - Mary Kate Lowe (845)-562-5900 - July 2012 to present  

 

Harness Horse Youth Foundation Camp - Ellen Taylor (317)-908-0029

I helped younger kids learn every aspect of Harness racing, ending with an exhibition race

 

Goshen Scholarship Race - May 2010 to July 2010, May 2011 to July 2011

12 High School Seniors were selected to receive a Scholarship. Part of the requirement for the Scholarship was that they participated in an exhibition Harness race alongside professionals. I helped train the students to be around the horses on a daily basis

 

Choices Leadership Program - September 2001 to June 2003

An anti-bullying campaign that I started in High School along with some teachers

 

 

Other Accomplishments/Awards:

2018 Successfully switched from dairy milk to coconut milk

2016 8 Week Winning Streak at Hudson Valley Trivia

2015 Jeff Sheehan Wedding Musical Chairs Champion

2014 Dow League Fantasy Football Champion

2012 Captain of the APA Hudson Valley League Champions

1998 South Fallsburg Little League Batting Champion