Team Leadership


MUET wouldn't be the same without our staff and student leaders to bring our team together. We are privileged to have a great coaching staff for our club and are one of the only club sports with full time coaches.

Heather Pinnick

Heather Pinnick


Graduated from The University of Findlay with a Bachelor of Science degree in Equine Science and Biology as well as a Masters of Education degree.

Part of Miami Equestrian since 2005.

Coached several riders and teams to national titles.

Certified trainer through USHJA.

Intercollegiate Horse Shows Zone 6 Chair.


Beth Frey

Beth Frey
Assistant Director


Graduated from Miami University.

An accomplished competitive rider in the AQHA arena with multiple futurity championships, ROM's, and Congress Top Ten Placings.

Part of Miami Equestrian since 2004.

Coached Miami's Judging Team to a Reserve National Championship in 2006 and a 5th place finish at the 2007 All-Amercan Quarter Horse Congress.

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Amanda Wasser
Assistant Director

Graduated in 2014 from Miami University with a degree in Zoology and Environmental Science

Served as the instruction intern at Miami for 2 years

Assistant Trainer at Willowbroke Farm in Plymouth, MI for 4 years where she coached their IEA team

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Tess Von Hemel
Instructional Intern

Graduated in 2021 from Miami University with a degree in Political Science and Sustainability

Member of the Myaamia tribe

Rode on the 2019 Zone Champion team and was a member of the Nationals Team

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Claire Turner
Instructional Intern

Graduated from Miami University in 2020 with a degree in Zoology and Environmental Science

Was a member of the western team, competed in IHSA Semi Finals

Served as western team captain and vice president during her time on the team

Executive Board

The Executive Board is comprised of elected members of MUET and is critical to the success of our team. These student leaders manage the team funds, organize shows, oversee team trips and travel arrangements, keep track of attendance, raise funds, manage the website and communications, ensure safety, and set up team events.

kelsey giorgio
Kelsey Giorgio
Sophia Marino
Sofie Olson
Vice President
Ally Schuester
Ally Schuester
Brianne Lefanowicz
Brianne Lefanowicz
Sam Maybury
Sam Maybury
shelby zimmerman
Shelby Zimmerman
Service and Fundraising Chair
Serrin Whitt
Serrin Whitt
Public Relations Chair
Mary Roskins
Mary Roskens
Travel Coordinator
Isabel Tuckett
Isabel Tuckett
Dressage Captain
meredith cluse
Meredith Cluse
Western Captain
roberta cullinan
Roberta Cullinan
Hunt Seat Captain
anna wilson
Anna Wilson
Hunt Seat Captain