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Bob Stapleton Steps Down as Chairman from USA Cycling Board

USA Cycling has announced that Bob Stapleton is stepping down as chairman of the board for the organization, a position he has held since 2014. Vice Chairman Brendan Quirk was elected by board members to replace Stapleton, effective immediately. “It’s impossible to quantify the impact Bob has had on the direction of this organization, the […]

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USA Triathlon Launches Remote National Championships

USA Triathlon, in partnership with RemoteRacing, will launch a Remote National Championship, the first virtual national championship that the national governing body will stage. The event will be an opportunity for athletes from across the United States to compete for an Olympic and sprint-distance national championship regardless of where they live and train. Using RaceX‘s […]

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Sophie Goldschmidt Appointed as U.S. Ski & Snowboard President & CEO

U.S. Ski & Snowboard has named Sophie Goldschmidt as the organization’s next president and chief executive officer starting October 18, succeeding longtime executive Tiger Shaw. Goldschmidt most recently was chief executive officer of the World Surf League. Prior to that, she held executive positions at the National Basketball Association, Women’s Tennis Association, Rugby Football Union, […]

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Jill Geer joins USA Gymnastics as Chief Communications and Marketing Officer

Jill Geer, a nearly 20-year veteran of the Olympic movement, has been named chief communications and marketing officer of USA Gymnastics and will lead the team driving internal and external communications, social media, branding, marketing, digital strategy, content development and media relations. Geer served in a variety of executive roles for USA Track & Field […]

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Marc Riccio Selected as USA Lacrosse CEO

USA Lacrosse has named Marc Riccio as its new chief executive officer after a nationwide search done in partnership by the USA Lacrosse Board of Directors and Prodigy Search. Riccio will begin his duties on August 24. “We set out to identify a leader who was an innovator and a connector, a critical thinker and […]

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Action Plan Unveiled by U.S. Ski & Snowboard

U.S. Ski & Snowboard has revealed its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Action Plan, a three-year action plan with the objective to achieve a higher-performing organization with an inclusive culture, equitable systems and a team that will benefit from a more diverse range of backgrounds, experiences and views. The national governing body’s plan is built […]

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USA Team Handball Partners With TeachAids To Promote Concussion Education

USA Team Handball, the National Governing Body for the Olympic sport of team handball, has formed a partnership with TeachAids to offer its CrashCourse concussion education offerings to athletes, coaches and members. CrashCourse is a suite of interactive products focused on the prevention and treatment of concussions and related mental health issues, and is designed […]

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USA Cycling Delays Championship Host Announcement Over Transgender Bills

USA Cycling has delayed its announcement of the host site for its 2021 Marathon Mountain Bike National Championship after learning the host state’s legislature passed an anti-transgender bill that bars transgender youth from participating in school sports consistent with their gender identity. The governing body did not reveal which state had been scheduled to host, […]

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USA Swimming Extends CEO Tim Hinchey’s Contract Through 2025

USA Swimming has extended the contract of President and Chief Executive Officer Tim Hinchey through 2025, adding four years onto his tenure atop the national governing body. Since joining USA Swimming in 2017, the veteran sports executive has created a gender-equal leadership team and been credited with other accomplishments. The rescheduled 2021 Olympic Summer and […]

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USA Weightlifting Goes Hybrid With Events in Salt Lake City

When USA Weightlifting decided that it wanted to hold a pair of events in a hybrid fashion, it knew exactly which destination it would go to for the in-person portion of its competitions. “The one thing with Salt Lake is that I know I can go to (their) team with essentially any idea and they’ll […]

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