Board Members

Bob Greifeld


Chairman of the Board, USA Track & Field Foundation
Chairman, Virtu

New York, NY
Bob is the Chairman of the Board at Virtu, one of the largest high-frequency trading and market making firms.  He is a member of the Business Roundtable, the Financial Services Roundtable and the Partnership for New York City. Bob is an avid runner, having completed four marathons, and also enjoys playing golf.

Willie Banks


Olympian & Former Triple Jump World Record Holder, President & CEO World Beach Games

San Diego, CA

Willie continues to be actively involved with all aspects of track & field and regularly attends competitions.

Jay Balaban

Founder, Owner & CEO, Connected Apparel

Los Angeles, CA
By day, Jay runs a successful dress business, by night, he is an avid sports fan traveling around the country to support a variety of teams and athletes. He is especially passionate about track & field, attending meets from high school to Olympic trials.

Ismail Amin

Founder and Partner of TALG

Irvine, CA
Ismail practices as a business and intellectual property lawyer.  In addition to practicing law, Ismail is a pilot and avid marathoner.  Currently he is in training to successfully complete all six of the World Marathon Majors.

John Bartoletta

Founder, Managing Member and CEO of The Highstreet Group and UNATION

Tampa, FL

John has assisted elite athletes navigate the training and business side of being a professional athlete and hopes to help additional athletes through the Foundation.

Louis Carr

President, Media Sales, BET Networks

Chicago, IL
Louis was part of a world record-breaking high school mile relay team, despite a severe hamstring injury. He attended Drake University on a four-year track scholarship.

Rudy Chapa


Owner, Quixote

Portland, OR
Rudy is a former elite runner and 5,000 meter American record holder who now owns his own company, working with Nike and other sports-related clients.

Victoria Chapus

Trustee, Natural History Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Pacific Palisades, CA
Victoria is a former track & field star at UCLA. She was a 3-time CIF State 3200m Champion, 2-time Junior Pan-American 3000m Champion (1980, 1982). Her daughter competed for our US Youth National Team and at Stanford College.

Martin Dugard

Martin Dugard

New York Times Best Selling Author and Historian

Orange County, CA
Co-author of the bestsellers Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy, Killing Jesus, and Killing Patton.  Martin is the Head Cross Country and Track & Field Coach at JSerra Catholic High School in San Juan Capistrano, California, a position he has held since 2005.


Phil Dunkelberger


President & CEO at Nok Nok Labs

San Francisco Bay Area, CA
Phil has an extensive background in the technology and security industries. He served as CEO of PGP Inc., the original PGP software startup, VP of Sales at Symantec Corporation and is a founding board member of the Cyber Security Industry Alliance.