Board of Directors


As a member of USAP, USAOCR shall be governed by the USAOCR Board of Directors (Board) which shall have general charge of the business affairs and activities of USAOCR and shall define the policies to be followed in carrying out the purposes of USAOCR as set forth in the Bylaws.

The Board has duties to guide policy and decisions concerning, but not limited to:

  1. establishing membership dues and charges;
  2. establishing both the criteria and fees for sanctioning competitions within Obstacles Sports, and the procedures applicable to dispute settlements and drug testing at such sanctioned events;
  3. selecting or establishing selection processes for U.S. representatives in Obstacles Sports for world championship teams, Olympic and Paralympic teams, and teams for other international competition, together with designating the races to qualify members of such national teams;
  4. coordinating an insurance facility with USAP, including the selection of underwriters, excess carriers, bonding agents, attorneys and consultants, disposition of funds, and the defense of legal claims asserted against USAOCR as well as their settlement;
  5. directing the preparation and approving an annual budget for USAOCR, as a section of the USAP annual budget; and
  6. taking such other actions as might be necessary or desirable to implement the objectives and purposes of these Bylaws.
  7. The Board shall have seven (7) members who shall be selected without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex or physical disability. One (1) director shall be Athlete Directors (see bylaws Article VII, Section 4(b) below), one (1) shall be an Independent Director (see bylaws Article VII, Section 4(c) below, and five (5) shall be Regional Directors selected as shown below.
  8. Each regional director may elect an assistant director form members in their region. Assistant Directors help the Director but do not have a board position.

Regional Directors

Mid-Atlantic Region

Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.)

Director: Mr. Doug Weatherley

Assistant Director: Mr. Thomas Marino

Northeast Region

Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island, Vermont and Wisconsin

Director: Mr. Michael Connolly

Southeast Region

Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee

Director: Mr. Paul Hoffman

Assistant Director: Mr. Shawn Masur

Midwest Region

Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming


Pacific Region

Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington.

Director: Mr. Kevin Gillotti

Each of the Regional Directors is an annual member in good standing of USAOCR. At the time of nomination and election, each Regional Director candidate shall be a citizen of the United States of America and a resident of the Region he or she represents.

Athlete Director

Open for nominations.

Independent Director

To be appointed.

Ex-Officio Members of the Board

Mr. Ian Adamson