Meet the Team: Macy Illich

Macy Illich, catering attendant
Macy Illich, catering attendant at Canterbury Park.

Meet the Canterbury Park team! To help you get to know the friendly faces you see when you come to Canterbury Park, we have introduced a new feature to the blog: Meet the Team.

Here, you’ll get a look at the people behind all the fun and games. Be sure to say hello next time you see them! Canterbury Park is now hiring seasonal and year-round positions. If you’re interested in joining the team, check out our Employment page.

Name: Macy Illich

Job title: Catering Attendant

Canterbury Park: Who would play you in a movie about your life?

Macy Illich: I would play myself and Leonardo DiCaprio would play my love interest. I don’t think I need to explain my choices.

CP: What accomplishment are you most proud of?

MI: Graduating from college. I went to NDSU! Go Bison!

CP: What’s something people might find surprising about you?

MI: I have lived in nine different cities!

CP: What’s your favorite part about working at Canterbury Park?

MI: I like the fun atmosphere. It never feels like you’re at work!

CP: If you could have a superpower, what would it be and why?

MI: I would want to read people’s minds so I could always know their true intentions.

CP: If you could be any animal, what would it be and why?

MI: I would want to be an otter because they are always goofing around and having fun with their friends. And they’re flipping adorable!

CP: What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done?

MI: I haven’t done anything that crazy… but I cut my bangs really short one time. I probably looked crazy though!

CP: Do you have a secret talent no one knows about? What is it?

MI: Well, I’m only 5-foot-1 so I’m really good at climbing on things so I can reach high places.

Join the Team

Canterbury Park is now hiring over 400 positions for the 2018 live racing season.

A few of the perks of working at Canterbury Park:

  • Free live racing admission
  • Discounts at Canterbury Park food stands and gift shop
  • Minnesota Employee Recreation and Services Council discounts
  • Employee Scholarship Program
  • Community business discounts
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Competitive benefit packages for full-time and part-time employees


Join the team! See a list of full positions on our website.


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