Nick Kale Elected as USOC Athlete Representative
Colorado Springs, CO – Nick Kale of Chula
Vista, Calif. has been elected to the position of U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) Athlete Representative for the sport
of archery. In his new capacity, Kale will serve on the USOC Athlete Advisory
Council (AAC), and the USA Archery Board of Directors, for the 2013-2016 term.
“I believe that I can bring the passion that
I have for the sport of archery into this position,” noted Kale in his Nominee
Statement. “I hope to be able to use my knowledge, as well as input from the
USA Archery athletes, to continue to grow the sport nationally as well as
assist in supporting the international teams so that they can succeed.”
Kale brings over twelve years of competitive
archery experience to the position, first as a Junior Olympic Archery
Development (JOAD) athlete, and then as a collegiate archer at James Madison
University, from which Kale graduated with a degree in Sports Management. A
Resident Athlete since 2008, Kale has competed on the national and
international level, and is a member of the 2013 United States Archery Team.
Kale’s election has been confirmed by the USA
Archery Nominating and Governance Committee. Eligible athletes voted
electronically to endorse Kale’s candidacy, which was unopposed. The Alternate
position for the USOC Athlete Advisory Council currently remains open; click here to submit a nomination. Please
note that the alternate position must meet eligibility requirements and be the
opposite gender as the USOC Athlete Representative. In this case, the alternate
nominee would be required to be of female gender.
About USA Archery
Headquartered in Colorado
Springs, Colo., USA Archery is the organization recognized by the U.S. Olympic
Committee for the purpose of selecting and training teams to represent the U.S.
in Olympic Games, Paralympic Games and other international events. With
membership open to archers of all ages, USA Archery facilitates nationwide archery
programs for youth and adults, and instructor/coach certification. The
organization conducts several national events, as well as sanctioning over 300
state and local events annually. For more information, visit www.usarchery.org, follow @usaarchery on Twitter, or
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