VanPelt joins the USOPC from The Trust powered by the NFL Players Association, an organization which he led as executive director. He also previously served as director of player development and youth football with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
“When this opportunity presented itself, I knew it was the perfect role that would match my background and passion for serving athletes while contributing to a great organization,” said VanPelt. “Team USA athletes work endlessly to achieve excellence, and I look forward to supporting them in this process.”
VanPelt will relocate to Colorado Springs, Colorado, and begin his role on November 18.