Meet Shaun Peet

Shaun PeetShaun Peet was born and raised on Vancouver Island, Canada. He came to the United States on a hockey scholarship where he played four years in the Ivy League at Dartmouth College. While at Dartmouth, he graduated with high honors and a double major in Psychology and Sociology. He then played eight years in the minor leagues serving as the captain of the New Mexico Scorpions before his career culminated with an opportunity to play for the Calder Cup with the American League’s Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins. A chance meeting with a fan then afforded him an opportunity to work in NASCAR as a Jackman on a pit crew for the next 12 years where he was a part of the Red Bull Racing Crew that won the 2008 World Pit Crew Championships. In 2013 he was approached to coach the Chip Ganassi Pit Crew Department. The Ganassi Pit Crew Department was the first Pit Crew to ever receive the Comcast Community Champions Award for their dedication to help those in need. He currently resides in Davidson, NC with his wife Jane. He is an avid reader and feels most alive when he is hiking in the mountains. He truly believes that there is more knowledge and wisdom in Rudyard Kipling’s poem “If” than most 4 year degree programs.

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