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Ally Redig Nielsen

​Founder + Director of Athlete Relations

Ally was raised in Chicago + graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in Sports Management + Public Relations. In the last 10 years, she has worked hard providing Athlete Relations services to hundreds of athletes + sport personalities.

Her commitment to making her clients' lives easier, less stressful + quite simply, more fun, is unmatched. She takes a thoughtful + detail-oriented approach to client care, ensuring all athletes are satisfied + able to reach their maximum potential. She has been nicknamed The Plug because of her infinite amount of connections + relationships across multiple industries, which she utilizes to benefit her clients.

When she's not working or catching a game, you can find Ally in her second home of New Orleans with her husband, Josh + their Rescue Pit Bull, Pilot. Ally is a mental health + women's rights advocate + has a passion for traveling, eating all types of carbs + rooting on her favorite Chicago sports teams.

Ally can be reached at or on Instagram @ally.nielsen.

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Maddie Plasch

Social Media Manager

Maddie was born and raised in Saint Paul, Minnesota. She recently moved to Tuscaloosa, Alabama to finish her undergrad at the University of Alabama in Advertising + Public Relations. She plans on pursuing a master’s degree in Sports Hospitality after graduation.

This past summer, Maddie worked with the Minnesota Vikings as a fan engagement training camp intern + recently accepted a position with event management in the Alabama athletic department. Maddie has a strong passion for working within the sports realm + aims to provide athletes with the best service possible.

Outside of work + academics, Maddie can be found watching volleyball + football as well as spending time with family + friends + traveling to new places.

Maddie can be reached at or on Instagram @Madeline.plasch

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The Team: About

Gabby Windsor

Assistant Athlete Relations Manager

Gabby was born in Minnesota, but didn’t last very long in the freezing winter, so her family moved to sunny Cave Creek, Arizona shortly after that. She attended Arizona State University where she earned her degree in Communications + a minor in Media Analysis. Her love for working in sports began when when started interning for the Arizona Coyotes + Athlete Relations while completing her undergrad at ASU. In 2021, she moved to Austin, Texas where she became the Media Relations assistant for the Texas Stars. 

Gabby is a die hard Green Bay Packer fan, so she + Ally do not get along twice a year when the Packers play the Bears. 

When she's not working, she loves to spend time with her friends + family (she's actually engaged to Ally's cousin!), play golf + travel around the country. 

Gabby can be reached at or on Instagram @gabbywindsor.

Sadie Barlow

Director of Sponsorships

Sadie was born and raised in Oklahoma City. She attended Indiana University where she earned her degree in Non-Profit Management. Sadie spent years working in fundraising for various Chicagoland nonprofits. She has a passion for helping others give back and offering resources to those in need. 

Sadie and her family are huge OKC thunder fans with a full shrine to the team in their family home. 

When she's not working, she loves to be outside on a patio with her dogs. Sadie loves reality tv and spending time with her family. 

Sadie can be reached at or on Instagram @tharealslimsadie_

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Haley Robinson

Athlete Relations Intern

Haley was born + raised in Rochester, NY + is currently studying Marketing + Management at the University of Maryland. She is a football operations + recruiting intern for Maryland’s D1 football team + recently spent a semester studying in Paris, France. 

Haley got involved in the sports industry her sophomore year at Maryland as a sports marketing + fan experience intern with Maryland Athletics. Since then, she has also worked in content creation, graphic design + eventually found her way to Maryland Football. She has a passion for working with athletes + their families + forming meaningful connections with clients. 

When not working, Haley loves traveling, staying active, watching football + spending time with her family, friends + 2 dogs!

Haley can be reached at

or on Instagram @__haleyrobinson.

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