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USATF Foundation Assists Elite Athletes During Covid-19 Pandemic

PITTSBURGH – The Covid-19 pandemic is taking a toll on the sports industry.  The event calendar for athletes, organizers, and fans has vanished – track & field is no exception. While the world struggles to deal with the consequences of this crisis, our track & field professionals are challenged in ways they never imagined.  The(…)

Richard Gay Named to USATF Foundation Board of Directors

PITTSBURGH – Richard Gay has been named a Director of the USA Track & Field Foundation Board, USATF Foundation CEO Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today. Mr. Gay was recently named COO of Superfly, a live experience company that created the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, launched the Outside Lands Music and Arts(…)

Shannon Osika Awarded Second Memorial USATF Foundation Grant

Middle distance runner Shannon Osika was recently awarded a second USATF Foundation Grant in memory of Frederick W. Lambert.  The original grant was made possible last year through the generous donation of Heidi Keefe, a dedicated friend and donor to the Foundation, and a friend of Foundation Director Mark Lambert.  Following Shannon’s amazing success and(…)

USA Track & Field Foundation announces 21 Youth Club Grant Recipients

PITTSBURGH – The USA Track & Field Foundation Chairman Bob Greifeld and CEO Tom Jackovic announced today it has awarded 21 Youth Club Grants to track & field clubs throughout the country. The grants assist young male and female athletes with expenses such as travel to meets, equipment, uniforms and facility rental. The Foundation encourages(…)

EMU Track Alumnus Sets Sights on 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

Article reposted with permission from EMU Today. Donald Scott (BA15) personifies the old adage “actions speak louder than words.” Humble, grounded and without a trace of ego, Scott has quietly become one of the best triple-jump athletes in the United States—and the world. He excelled in the field event during his collegiate career at Eastern,(…)

Andy Mantel Named to USATF Foundation Board of Directors

Andy Mantel Named to USATF Foundation Board of Directors

PITTSBURGH – Andy Mantel has been named a Director of the USA Track & Field Foundation Board, USATF Foundation CEO Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today. Andy is Founder & CEO of Pacific Sun Advisors, an independent investment advisor based in Hong Kong with partner offices in China.  It specializes in both public(…)

USATF Foundation Supports Collegiate Athletes with Internship Program

USATF Foundation Supports Collegiate Athletes with Internship Program

MILWAUKEE – The USA Track and Field Foundation is thrilled to announce two new intern staff members who will join the Foundation team in 2020, Alex Cotter and Noah Tagliapietra. Both Cotter and Tagliapietra are student-athletes at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and bring a fresh perspective as two collegiate athletes currently participating in Division 1(…)

USATF Foundation awards additional $400,000 in Stephen A. Schwarzman grants

USATF Foundation awards additional $400,000 in Stephen A. Schwarzman grants

Schwarzman increases total support of the USATF Foundation to $3.15 million NEW YORK CITY 12-18-19 The USATF Foundation is getting into the holiday spirit. Impressed by Team USA’s effort at the recent IAAF World Championships in Doha, the USATF Foundation, with new support from its largest donor Stephen A. Schwarzman, will be awarding an additional(…)

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