Kevin ran hurdles at UCLA and was a 4x Pac12 Conference champ, NCAA West Region champ, NCAA West Region record holder and NCAA All-American. He is from Richmond, CA, and is now the Laney College Women’s Track Head Coach.
Lena is one of the original founders of the East Bay Athletic Club, but she is also a member. Lena graduated from Notre Dame, and has lived in Oakland for 10 years, where she is a coach at Oakland Tech, and also an events coordinator for Corrigan Sports Entertainment.
Tripper has been a Bay Area sports fan since his youth, and now runs the Section925 podcast. Section925 is a hyperlocal sports, music, and culture blog. He lives in Walnut Creek with his wife and two kids, and practices law in Oakland.
Fred is one of the most decorated cyclists in US history. He has been the US Pro Champ 4x, won stages in the Giro de Italia and the Tour De France. Originally from Emeryville, he now lives in Berkeley, rides bikes regularly, and manages the Fast Freddie Foundation.
Julie lives in the East Bay Area and has two (grown) children. Her daughter currently plays D1 lacrosse for Fresno State. Julie is a foodie at heart, loves exercise, and oversees her supplement brand, Nutrition 53.
Paul played lacrosse while attending Duke, and is currently the Defensive Coordinator for University of California Men’s Lacrosse team. He is also a full time teacher in Oakland, where he lives with his girlfriend Michelle.
Ivan is from Hayward, Ca, and went to Chabot College. Since then he has had a very successful distance running career, winning the Oakland Marathon in 2015, and the Orange County Marathon also in 2015.
Elliot grew up in Southern California, but the East Bay Area has been home for almost 20 years. During his time here he has pursued cycling, racing as high as the Cat 1 level. He owns a solar company named Concept Clean Energy.
Miranda ran track at Williams College, moved to the Bay Area shortly after, and has now devoted herself to half and full marathon events. She lives in Oakland, and works a geologist.
Ben is an Oakland native, went to Bishop O’Dowd high school, where he is now a coach. Ben enjoys cooking, hunting, and has a huge love for sport. He is married and has two kids.
Theresa was a two sport athlete at Princeton where she won 2 National Championships in lacrosse and 3 Ivy League titles in soccer. She lives in Emeryville, CA. and is Founder and C.E.O. of the Tenacity Project.
Originally from Maryland, Danni came west and enjoyed a 4 year D1 lacrosse career at Cal. She now lives in San Francisco and works for Suffer Fest Beer Company (great beer for athletes!).
Brian graduated from Albany High in 1996, played NCAA soccer at CSU Monterey. He then studied kinesiology at SF State and has been a conditioning coach at Cal for the past 6 seasons. He is one of the founders of EBAC.
Barrs is a professional ultimate frisbee player on the Flame Throwers squad. He is originally from Minnetonka, Minnesota, and now resides in Oakland, CA. Barrs is also a product designer manager.
Who Are We?
We are athletes, coaches and sport officials at all levels both retired and current. We are business men and women, professionals in a variety of fields, fans, parents and relatives of athletes. We are also local teams, non-profits, businesses, groups and organizations. Sports is what unites us all.
Member events are held around the East Bay and throughout the year. Events range from monthly happy hours, annual BBQ, game watch parties, and more. Some events are highlighted by a well known speaker or special guest. See a calendar of all EBAC events HERE.
We Also Give Back
EBAC is a 501-c7 non-profit organization. Membership dues provide us with the ability to support other local sports based groups with funding. In 2017 we donated over $10,000 dollars, including contributions to Oakland Lacrosse Club and B.O.R.P. Our goal is to be able to put $100K back into the community each year.
And We Compete
EBAC loves competition and athletes inspire us. That's why we sponsor several teams and support local athletes. In 2017 an EBAC sponsored athlete won the Oakland Marathon. Follow us on Instagram or Facebook to see what we are up to now!