Li Li Leung

Li Li Leung Named President and CEO of USA Gymnastics

Sports executive Li Li Leung has been appointed president and chief executive officer of USA Gymnastics, the latest leader to take over control of the embattled national governing body. She most recently served as a vice president at the NBA, where she worked on the league’s international partnerships, and also has experience working with USA […]

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Mary Bono Resigns as Interim CEO at USA Gymnastics

Less than a week after being hired as interim CEO and president of USA Gymnastics, Mary Bono has resigned her position following scrutiny of her law firm’s role in the sexual abuse scandal that has rocked the national governing body. Bono was named interim CEO on October 12 while the search for a permanent leader continues. The new […]

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Steve Penny

The nature of leadership positions at national governing bodies makes them short-term propositions for many, as top officials need to keep many constituencies happy while maintaining control of the organization. Few have succeeded like Steve Penny, president of USA Gymnastics. Penny joined the NGB in 1999 and has been president since April 2005. In that time, he’s become a leading voice in the NGB world and has put the sport of gymnastics on solid footing, with U.S. teams consistently winning medals at international events. But the number of colleges fielding gymnastics teams is decreasing, and Penny still faces the ongoing challenge of producing results as well as compelling events

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