Faculty

Mr. Alan Ashley
United States Olympic Committee
Chief of Sport Performance

Alan Ashley was named Chief of Sport Performance on September 1, 2010 after previously serving as Managing Director of Sport Performance since January 2010.  Previously, Ashley had served as Team Leader in Sport Performance since December 2006.

As Chief of Sport Performance, Ashley oversees the USOC divisions tasked with providing targeted resources and support to the National Governing Bodies, and athletes and coaches in pursuit of sustained competitive excellence. These areas include Coaching & Sport Science, Sports Medicine, International Games and Sport Partnerships. Sport Performance is also responsible for the preparation and execution of all activities of Team USA related to the Olympic Games.

Ashley came to the USOC after serving 16 years for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, most recently as Vice President of Athletics.  A graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder, Ashley was a key contributor to the rise of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team.  In his role as VP of Athletics, Ashley helped manage the coaching, training and organizational structure for six Olympic (Alpine, Cross Country Nordic Combined and Freestyle Skiing, Ski Jumping, Snowboarding) and two Paralympic (Alpine and Cross Country Skiing) sports involving 170 elite athletes, 125 elite coaches and administrative staff, 320 USSA Clubs, 3000 club coaches and16,000 USSA member athletes. 

Prior to his work at the USSA, Ashley served as the Director of Skiing for the University of Colorado at Boulder for four years.