Course curriculum

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    Current State of Women’s Collegiate Triathlon

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Instructor(s)

Chief Sport Development Officer, USA Triathlon

Tim Yount

Tim Yount is USA Triathlon’s Chief Sport Development Officer. USA Triathlon’s longest-tenured employee having celebrated his 31st year with the organization in August, Yount has managed or been engaged with nearly every major program within the organization since joining the national office staff in 1989 as an intern. Tim was named Assistant Executive Director in 1992, a position he held for 14 years. He was promoted to Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications in 2005, and served in that capacity until being named Senior Vice President, Sport Development in February 2010. He was named USA Triathlon’s first Chief Operating Officer in 2011, a position he held until the shift to Chief of Sport Development in 2019. Tim has managed, or helped manage, the U.S. delegation at more than 80 International Triathlon Union World Championships and served as Team Leader of the U.S. Olympic Team for triathlon’s debut at the 2000 Summer Games in Sydney, Australia. Additionally, he was integral to the development of several core USA Triathlon programs. He played a lead role in the creation of USA Triathlon’s Regions, Regional Championships, Age Group World Championship Team program, Junior programs, High Performance Team program, All-American recognition, Coaching Education, Rankings, various merchandising and retailer programs, and Women’s Triathlon as an NCAA sport, as well as the new structure for various USA Triathlon National Championship events. He was instrumental in founding the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame and developing the USA Triathlon Athlete of the Year and Special Recognition Awards. In his current Sport Development role, Yount oversees USA Triathlon’s Constituent Relationship division which includes customer service and engagement, Education, Age Group Team USA, Events, Clubs, Rankings and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access initiatives, and leads recruitment efforts for colleges and universities to add triathlon as a varsity sport as part of the NCAA’s Emerging Sport for Women program.