Unifying OCR to ensure an inclusive, safe, fair & affordable sport for all
USAOCR is a nonprofit organization, representing the interests of the sport through member representation and engagement
USAOBSTACLE COURSE RACING
The organization of USAOCR includes the following committees:
Much of the work for USOCR is performed by volunteers who help put on events and training programs and carry out national and regional tasks. Committees have been formed to advise the USAOCR Board of Directors and work with the National Office and other members to promote and improve participation in training and events. All Committees report to the Board of Directors, and all Committee members have the right to attend Board meeting. It is the responsibility of the members of each of the Committees to support USAOCR´s efforts to develop Obstacle Racing and related Sports in the United States.
Chair: Ms. Andi Hardy
Vice Chair: Mr. Jason Goggins
Members: Ms. Alyssa Davis Foley, Mr. Troy Kaster, Mr. Tony Matesi
The Athletes’ Committee shall facilitate and promote communication between USAOCR and currently active athletes, and serve as a source of opinion and advice to USAOCR's Board on current and prospective policies of USAOCR. The Athletes Committee shall make recommendations to the Board on issues related to the needs and concerns of the elite athlete members of USAOCR . The Athlete Director shall automatically serve as a member of the committee. The remaining committee members shall either meet the qualifications to serve on governing boards as defined by the USOC or be a current member of USAOCR. There shall be one (1) member representing each of the five (5) regions.
Chair: Mr. David Magida
Vice Chair: Mr. Shawn Masur
Members: Mr. Miles Keller, Mr. Robert Smith, Mr. Jerry Caughman
The Technical Committee supports the development of the sport. The Committee is advisory and submits Resolutions to the Board of Directors. It's duties are:
Chair: Dr. Stuart Weiss
Vice Chair: Dr. Trent Nessler
Members: Mr. Chris Joffe
Chair: Ms. Jenny Tobin
Chair: Mr. Justin Manning
Vice Chair: Ms. Simone Waugh
Social Media Subcommittee Chair: Ms. Samantha Wishner
Members: Mr. Geraldo Mercado, Mr. Tony Matesi, Mr. Paul Hoffman
The Media Committee manages all aspects of marketing and media, including social media and PR.
Chair: Open for Nominations
Members: Mr. Mike Larkin
Chair: Mr. Jack Donenfeld
Vice Chair: Mr. Tim Wiseman
Members: Mr. Robert Smith, Mr. Jerry Caughman
The responsibility of the Ethics Committee is to enforces the USAOCR Code of Ethics, and investigate this violations. The Committee is advisory and submits Resolutions to the Board of Directors.
Clubs and Teams Committee
Chair: Mr. Justin Scholl
Vice Chair: Dr. Ande Wegner
Members: Ms. Jenni Crites, Ms. Casey Rotondi, Mr. Ed Leon, Mr. Jon Greening, Mr. Steve Green, Mr. Jerry Caughman
USAOCR actively promotes clubs and teams to potential members and works to create new programs to encourage activity throughout the club system. Whether you are looking to join or start a club or team, USAOCR has the resources you are looking for.
Chair: Mr. Tim Wiseman
Vice Chair: Mr. Robert Smith
Members: Mr. Jerry Caughman
The Nominating and Governance Committee shall be responsible for:
Vice Chair: TBA
The USAOCR Race Director Commission (RDC) functions as an advisory board to the USAOCR Board of Directors. This commission gives voice to race directors with sanctioned events. There are up to 12 participants on the commission, appointed by the Board and led by a Chairperson. Video conferences are held every quarter.