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SEASON I

US Cyber Team

Over 500 athletes from 43 states competed in the US Cyber Open. The top 70 went on to compete in the US Cyber Combine. Of those, 25 made up the first-ever US Cyber Team and competed on the global stage at the International Cybersecurity Challenge (ICC) in Athens, Greece (June 2022).

2021 US Cyber Team

Meet the Season I Team

Captains

Sam Hayden

Position: Head Captain

Pronoun: He/Him

Location:
Maryland
College:
Capitol Technology University

Competency Levels

Sears Schulz

Position: CTF Captain

Pronoun: He/Him

Location:
Ohio
College:
United States Air Force Academy & Carnegie Mellon University

Competency Levels

Sam Meyers

Position: RvB Captain

Pronoun: He/Him

Location:
Texas
College:
University of Houston
Certifications:
Sec+

Competency Levels

Travel Team

Aidan
Benderly

Position: Travel Team

Pronoun: He/Him

Location:
New York
College:
University of Maryland

Competency Levels

Jayden
Bulexa

Position: Travel Team

Pronoun: He/Him

Location:
California
College:
Beverly Hills

Competency Levels

Robert
Corser

Position: Travel Team

Pronoun: He/Him

Location:
Maryland
College:
Spring Arbor University
Certifications:
Sec+

Competency Levels

Chris
Issing

Position: Travel Team

Pronoun: He/Him

Location:
Virginia
College:
George Mason University

Competency Levels

Reverse Engineering-3

Susan Jeziorowski

Position: Travel Team

Pronoun: She/Her

Location:
Virginia
College:
Tennessee Technological University
Certifications:
GWAPT, GCIH, GSEC, GFACT

Competency Levels

John
Johnson

Position: Travel Team

Pronoun: He/Him

Location:
Texas
College:
United States Air Force Academy & Carnegie Mellon University
Certifications:
Sec+

Competency Levels

Chandi
Kanhai

Position: Travel Team

Pronoun: He/Him

Location:
Virginia
College:
Rochester Institute of Technology

Competency Levels

Austen
King

Position: Travel Team

Pronoun: He/Him

Location:
South Dakota
College:
Dakota State University

Competency Levels

Josh Klosterman

Position: Travel Team

Pronoun: He/Him

Location:
Maryland
College:
Dakota State University
Certifications:
A+, CISSP, CISM

Competency Levels

Eric
Leslie

Position: Travel Team

Pronoun: He/Him

Location:
Oregon
College:
Dakota State University
Certifications:
CySA+, Sec+, OSCP, LogRhythm Security Analyst, LogRhythm Platform Administrator

Competency Levels

Jarrod Monahan

Position: Travel Team

Pronoun: He/Him

Location:
Florida
College:
St. Petersburg College

Competency Levels

Rajat
Patel

Position: Travel Team

Pronoun: He/Him

Location:
New Jersey
College:
Rutgers University

Competency Levels

Andrew
Phillips

Position: Travel Team

Pronoun: He/Him

Location:
Virginia
College:
Georgia Institute of Technology
Certifications:
Sec+, A+, Net+, OSCP, GIAC GCIH, GIAC GSEC

Competency Levels

Tyler
Randolph

Position: Travel Team

Pronoun: He/Him

Location:
Kansas
College:
Colorado State University

Competency Levels

Jake
Smith

Position: Travel Team

Pronoun: He/Him

Location:
Virginia
College:
University of Virginia

Competency Levels

Logan
Stratton

Position: Travel Team

Pronoun: He/Him

Location:
South Dakota
College:
Dakota State University

Competency Levels

Akosua
Wordie

Position: Travel Team

Pronoun: They/Them

Location:
New York
College:
Howard University

Competency Levels

Virtual Team

Taylor
Hitt

Position: Wild Card

Pronoun: He/Him

Location:
Georgia
College:
University of North Georgia
Certifications:
A+, Sec+, GFACT

Competency Levels

Nathan Melwani

Position: Wild Card

Pronoun: He/Him

Location:
California
College:
UC Riverside
Certifications:
Sec+, A+, Net+, CCNA

Competency Levels

Christopher Roberts

Position: Wild Card

Pronoun: He/Him

Location:
Virginia
College:
George Mason University

Competency Levels

Trinity
Stroud

Position: Wild Card

Pronoun: She/Her

Location:
Alabama
College:
University of South Alabama
Certifications:
GWAPT, GCIH, GSEC, GFACT

Competency Levels

Sean
Tomecko

Position: Wild Card

Pronoun: He/Him

Location:
Ohio
College:
Ohio State University

Competency Levels