USATF Athletes Advisory Committee elects leadership
Track & FieldÛªs Athletes Advisory Committee elected its officers
and event leaders earlier this week at the 2010 USATF Annual Meeting at
the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach, Va.
Individuals elected to two-year terms include:
USATF Athletes Advisory Committee Officers
Chair: Jon Drummond
Vice Chair: Allen Johnson
Secretary: Dexter McCloud
Treasurer: Lesley Higgins
USOC Representative: Joanna Hayes
USOC Alternate Representative: Gary Morgan
Board of Directors Representative: Deena Kastor
USATF Athletes Advisory Committee Event Leaders – Men
Sprints: Darvis Patton
Vertical Jumps: Jeff Hartwig
Horizontal Jumps: Dwight Phillips
800m-1,500m: John Honerkamp
Hurdles: Terrence Trammell
Multis: Matt Chisam
3,000m ÛÒ 10,000m: Dan Browne
Walks: Dave McGovern
Throws: Russ Winger
Road Running/Cross Country: Teddy Mitchell
At Large: Kevin Young
USATF Athletes Advisory Committee Event Leaders ÛÒ Women
Sprints ÛÒ Mechelle Lewis
Vertical Jumps ÛÒ Melinda Owen
Horizontal Jumps ÛÒ Tiombe Hurd
800m ÛÒ 1,500m: Anne Shadle
Hurdles: Tiffany Ross-Williams
Multis: Hyleas Fountain
3,000m ÛÒ 10,000m: Ann Gaffigan
Walks: Solomiya Login
Throws: Loree Smith
Road Running/Cross Country: Kelly Flathers
At Large: MeÛªLisa Barber
Annual Meeting attendees enjoy Boardwalk Run at Virginia Beach
USA Track & Field Foundation was pleased to welcome more than 70
runners, walkers, and joggers to the Virginia Beach Boardwalk at 7 a.m.
on Friday morning.
Executive Director Tom Jackovic hosted the 5 km event, along with USATF
Foundation Board members Willie Banks and Jack Wickens, and USATF Board
members Deena Kastor and Philip Dunn.
across the line into a strong Virginia coastal headwind was Patrick
Lynskey and Jim Garcia, both timed in 19:22. First women across were
Jessica Crate and Laura Bowerman, who both finished in 20:26. The
first male race walker to complete the course was three-time Olympian
Philip Dunn in 26:19, and the first female heel-and-toer across the
finish line was Maryanne Daniel, newly named IAAF race walk judge.
medalist Deena Kastor, well into her pregnancy, jogged steadily and
finished in 30:36, which allowed nearly 50 finishers to claim victory
over her.Among the helpers at the event were Banks, Dan Pierce, and foundation grant recipients Britney Henry and Russ Winger.
For more information on the 2010 USA Track & Field Annual Meeting, visit: www.usatf.org.