USA Swimming, the nationwide governing physique for swimming in america, in the present day introduced the election of Natalie Coughlin as Board Vice-Chair, Chair-Elect, and Kenneth Chung as Vice-Chair Fiscal Oversight.
Coughlin will function the Vice-Chair by September 2025, after which will routinely elevate to the place of Board Chair by 2029. Coughlin is a 12-time Olympic medalist who has been serving on the USA Swimming Board as a director since 2016. She is the co-founder of Gaderian Wines within the Napa Valley and an envoy for Athleta.
Chung was re-elected to a last time period as Vice-Chair Fiscal Oversight, having served on this function since 2020. Chung additionally serves as a USA Swimming Official in North Texas and is a PhD candidate in Group Improvement.
“We’re happy to announce the election of Natalie and Kenneth, two individuals who proceed to provide a lot of their time and focus to our sport,” mentioned Chris Brearton, USA Swimming Board Chair. “These will not be simple roles, as we depend on the officers of the Board to work intently with workers, coaches, athletes, officers and volunteers to information the group’s future. We respect Natalie and Kenneth’s continued dedication to creating swimming the game of selection for younger athletes in america.”
“I’m honored to be chosen as the following Chair of the Board of Administrators for USA Swimming,” mentioned Coughlin. “This sport has given a lot to me for many years, and I proceed to wish to give again to the expansion and success of swimming in america.”
Coughlin and Chung assume their roles instantly.
About USA Swimming
Because the Nationwide Governing Physique for the game of swimming in america, USA Swimming is a 400,000-member service group that promotes the tradition of swimming by creating alternatives for swimmers and coaches of all backgrounds to take part and advance within the sport by golf equipment, occasions, and training. Our membership is comprised of swimmers from the age group stage to the Olympic Group, in addition to coaches and volunteers. USA Swimming is chargeable for deciding on and coaching groups for worldwide competitions together with the Olympic Video games and strives to serve the game by its core goals. For extra data, go to www.usaswimming.org.
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