Amazing Rush Contestants

Meet the Previous Competitors


Season 4

Kevin Orthman

Nashville, TN

Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA)

Mia Anstine


Kristin Warnken

San Diego, CA

San Diego Concierge

Norah Simonton (Remmy)
Tim Simonton (Highway) 


Jo Penning

Beaver Creek, MN

South Dakota Society of Medical Assistants/American Association of Medical Assistants

Erica Arends



Season 3

Gary Myrah

Council of Administrators of Special Education
• From Cedarburg, Wisconsin
• Local Teammate: Chrissy Peterson, Special Services Director for Meade School District


Dana Saal

Saal Meetings Representing National Newspaper Association
• From Springfield, Illinois
• Local Teammate: Jeremy Waltner, Co-Publisher and Editor of Freeman Courier


Queen Linda Glenn

Awesome Events/Red Hat Society
• From Luck, Wisconsin
• Local Teammate: Holly Palmer "Pinky"



Season 2

Valarie Coyle

Meetings Director at
Teaching-Family Association
• 25+ Years of Planning Experience
• From Bowling Green, VA


Robin Troutman

Deputy Director of Operations at
National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities
• 10 Years of Planning Experience
• From Washington, D.C.



Season 1

Amy Norris

Manager, Global Accounts at
• 22 Years of Planning Experience
• From Washington, D.C.


Nicole Malcom

Director of Operations at
American Holistic Nurses Association
• 10 Years of Planning Experience
• From Topeka, KS



Want to Be Next?

Nomination for Best Midwest City for Meetings

"I have planned a number of conventions/conferences in Rapid City and I found the CVB, hotel representatives and bus company employees to be very friendly, positive and helpful..."

Randy McCourt
Institute of Transportation Engineers Joint District Annual Meeting

"The folks at Visit Rapid City are outstanding to work with – responsive, helpful and able to go further than any group we have worked with in the past to help make our event successful."