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Jerry Langsweirdt has worked at Canterbury Park since Day 1.

Meet the Team: Jerry Langsweirdt, Mutuel Teller


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: Jerry Langsweirdt

Job title: Mutuel Teller

City: Jordan

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

Jerry Langsweirdt: Tom Hanks. I think he is more of a regular person than many….and I see myself as just a regular guy.

CP: What accomplishment are you most proud of?

JL: I worked with and helped guide high school students for many, many years

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

JL: I announce high school sports events, coach Knowledge Bowl, am a cancer survivor, do gardening, and lots of volunteer work.

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

JL: I enjoy all the people from so many backgrounds, walks of life, ages, There is usually lots of excitement in the air, especially during live racing.  I have been here since Day 1 in 1985. (I guess now I am just too stubborn to quit.) And I have really enjoyed the people I have worked and am working with.

CP: What do you want on your tombstone?

JL: To make ours a better place to live, we have to work for it… I tried to make a difference.

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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