Curtis Cowan

Software Developer

Curtis Cowan

Software Developer

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Meet Curtis Cowan!

Software Developer

I'm seeking a position in the field of Software Development incorporating my Statistical and Data Analysis experience. My primary skillset is in the Microsoft .NET stack, revolving around C#, MVC/MVVM, Entity Framework, SQL Server, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery technologies. I typically develop web-based applications, though I also work with Windows Form Applications.

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NAME

Curtis A. Cowan

EMAIL

cac@curtiscowan.com

WORK EXPERIENCE

Western Mailing Services

Software Developer / IT / Digital Prepress - Dec 2011 - Current

  • Develop C#.net MVC4 Order/Job Flow Tracking System website using Entity Framework 5 as the ORM to MS SQL 2012 database (more than 50 tables).
  • Maintain and continue development of C#.net and MS SQL 2012 (more than 50 tables) Windows Form Application used by customer to schedule and coordinate monthly mailings.
  • Implement and configure Kodak Prinergy Evo Workflow System with Preps Plus.
  • Assist with configuration and maintenance of company servers and workstations.
  • Upgrade computers and associated hardware.
  • Create digital print plate files and submit to Computer-To-Plate Maker system.

Self-Employed

Research and Software Development - Jan 2007 - Current

  • Develop personal and commercial websites.
  • Built and maintained websites for golf and track learning companies. Developed several server-based applications for processing/storing/handling uploaded golf and track lesson files for the websites.  Extended and maintained MS SQL database (one more than 100 tables/one more than 50 tables) for the websites.
  • Developed C++.net code for golf, sprint, and hurdle teaching applications.
  • Performed all statistical analyses used in developing golf modeling algorithms, golf clubfititng algorithms, and golf shaft design.
  • Assisted in biomechanical analysis of sprinters and hurdlers for USATF under the High Performance Division and Sports Performance Workshops. This program was an integral part in the USA winning over 50 Olympic, and more than 100 World Championship medals, as well as several more medals for other countries, during my tenure.
  • Created graphics, videos, flash presentations, and other media as needed for both websites, and for the world leading book on sprint and hurdle mechanics.
  • Coordinated annual USATF HPD Sprint and Hurdle seminar.
  • Assisted in creation of the USATF National Podium Education Project.

CompuSport at Grand Cypress, CompuSport International, ModelGolf

Research and Software Development - Dec 1992 - Jan 2007

  • Designed and created two most recent versions of the golf instruction CD Fundamentals of a Model Swing.
  • Assisted in the development of CompuSport/ModelGolf website. Maintained and extended both websites and databases.
  • Developed C++.net code for golf, sprint, and hurdle teaching applications.
  • Performed all statistical analyses used in developing golf, sprint, and hurdle modeling algorithms, plus golf shaft recommendation algorithms. Performed all statistical analyses used as basis for one of the All Time Top 10 selling golf instruction books.
  • Assisted in biomechanical analysis of sprinters and hurdlers for USATF under the Elite Athlete Program/High Performance Division.
  • Digitized still camera game film for biomechanical analysis of players for 4 NFL teams.
  • Operated golf teaching system for more than 7,000 golf lessons.
  • Created graphics, videos, flash presentations, and other media as needed for websites, DVD/CDs, and for one of the All Time Top 10 selling golf instruction books.
  • Coordinated annual USATF EAP/HPD Sprint and Hurdle seminar.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics

University of North Carolina Wilmington - Jan 1991 - May 1992

  • GPA: 3.30
  • Dean’s List: Fall 1991 (3.31) and Spring 1992 (4.00)

Mathematics Major

The Ohio State University - Sep 1988 - Apr 1989

  • GPA: 2.00

Associate of Arts, Liberal Arts

Brevard College - Aug 1986 - May 1988

  • GPA: 3.21
  • Attended on the Angier B. Duke Scholarship
  • Member of 1987 NJCAA National Championship and 1986 NJCAA National Runner-Up Cross Country teams
  • Nominated for the NJCAA Academic All-American Cross Country Team, 1986 and 1987

Skills

Microsoft Stack

  • 85% Complete
    C#.net 85%
  • 90% Complete
    MVC/MVVM 90%
  • 80% Complete
    Entity Framework 80%
  • 70% Complete
    SQL Server 70%

Web Development

  • 90% Complete
    HTML 90%
  • 85% Complete
    CSS 85%
  • 80% Complete
    JavaScript 80%
  • 75% Complete
    jQuery 75%
  • 75% Complete
    jQuery UI 75%

Statistics

  • 85% Complete
    SPSS Syntax 85%

Affiliations and Interests

Desert Oasis High School


Volunteer Assistant Cross Country Coach, 2015 – Current
Volunteer Assistant Track and Field Coach, 2016 – Current

Las Vegas Karting Championship


Technical Director, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017

Las Vegas Kart Club


Board of Directors Vice-President, 2010, 2011
Board of Directors Member, 2009

Interests


Sports Science/Analysis
MultiSport (Duathlon), Cycling, Cross Country, Track and Field, Road Running
Basketball
Motorsports
Technology, SmartPhones, Tablets, Computers, Audio/Video

Contact Me

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PHONE

702.533.8700

MAIL

cac@curtiscowan.com

Thank you!

"The worst thing to do in response to a challenge is nothing." - Unknown High School Coach
"Do. Or do not. There is no try." - Yoda

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