Our Team

Team Nation Staff

Meet our staff and advisors (they’re all our first draft picks)

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Matt Clayton

President / CTO / Co-founder

Matt Clayton creates 21st century learning solutions for real life application. He has incubated over 100 schools in 20 countries, including conceiving/building tech platforms… More Info>

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Whitney Clayton

CEO & Co-founder

Whitney K. Clayton unites diverse teams to build complicated products in tech. He has grown three companies, founded multiple international offices, raised over $450M .. More Info>

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Chad Lewis

Co-founder

3-time Pro Bowl tight end for the Philadelphia Eagles and St. Louis Rams; Construction company GM; author and speaker; Assoc. Athletic Director at Brigham Young University… More Info>

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Steve Young

Co-founder

Team Nation co-founder Steve Young built his fame as the record-setting quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers but he is also attorney, an motivational speaker.. More Info>

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Brad Sorensen

Senior Advisor

Brad Sorensen is a former NFL quarterback for the San Diego Chargers. Brad attended and played college football at Southern Utah. As part of the “football brain trust” … More Info>

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Will Tukuafu

Senior Advisor

Former pro player for the NFL: 2x superbowl Fullback/Dline for the 49ers and Seahawks. Tukuafu appeared in 50 games (4 starts) as a fullback and defensive… More Info>

Ryker Mathews

Ryker Mathews

Senior Advisor

Pro player for the CFL and former NFL player. During the off-season find Ryker assistant coaching at his former high school. As part of the “football brain trust” … More Info>

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Marty Smith

Director of Customer Success

Matt “Marty” Smith cares deeply about delivering a winning customer experience. Matt most recently worked to help companies establish and deliver recognition … More Info>

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Ryan Dance

Director of Sales

Divisional athlete, tech enthusiast, and former area president of instruction, Ryan provides knowledgeable consultation to football coaches, athletic directors… More Info>

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Lizzy Bullock

Director of Marketing

Connecting purpose driven brands with enthusiastic consumers through developing and managing award winning integrated marketing programs. Bringing brands such as Cox Automotive .. More Info>

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Preston Curtis

University & Pro Relations

Preston is a sports enthusiast and grew up competing in football, basketball, and baseball. He finished his athletic career as a wide receiver for the Utah State University football team… More Info>

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Wil Osborne

UX Designer

Wil gained an awareness of design while living in Northern Italy a few years ago, and since then has been able to think of little else. Recently graduated with a BFA in Graphic Design from Brigham… More Info>

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Chance Burrows

Director of Finance

Well-traveled, multi-lingual, experienced financial professional with focus in the tech sector. Chance manages finance & accounting operations, internal processes and controls, ERP… More Info>

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Cole Peterson

Playbook Specialist

Former multisport athlete who continues to participate in and follow different sports any way possible. Cole played wide reciever at East and has a deep passion and love for sports… More Info>

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Kala Friel

Account Executive

Kala grew up in Hawaii playing a wide range of sports from soccer, baseball, football, swimming, racquetball, surfing. Kala played o-line at University of Utah before venturing into business development… More Info>

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Chase Peterson

Playbook & Content Specialist

Chase is a multi sport athlete, currently attending Brigham Young University. Chase brings a wealth of football knowledge from the player perspective to the table….. More Info>

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James Jimenez

Account Executive

I am from California moved here when I was 17 played sports my whole life sports was what got me out of trouble in Los Angeles my family comes from a big… More Info>

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Ben Kutler

Account Executive

Ben Kutler has been involved with athletics his whole life. Originally from Ithaca, NY and a graduate of Ithaca College, Ben is former multi sport athlete who has a passion…. More Info>