Christina Noordstar, Dr. Cynthia Johnson and Kathy Matejka spoke at the 2012 Emerging Women Leaders Conference presented by the USA Triathlon Women’s Committee. You can view their individual presentations below.
The USA Triathlon Women’s Committee is focused on creating a resource for female athletes of all levels and socioeconomic backgrounds by mentoring professional growth for women in the sport of triathlon. The Women’s Committee is concentrating on the quality of training as well as opportunities available for women in positions of authority and decision-‐‐making within associations that govern the sport. The WC is a national committee of women from all over the U.S. with a variety of professions and diverse levels of participation in triathlon.
- Matching Grants Program
- The Spirit of Judy Flannery Award (presented at Athlete of the Year dinner at USA Triathlon Age Group Nationals)
- Leadership in Governance education programs and training
- Events and activities at Age Group Nationals race expo
- "The Women's Guide to Triathlon" book (Human Kinetics Publishing June 2015)
- Webinar on Training, Leadership and Increasing Female Participation in Triathlon
- Training articles and tips on Women's Committee Facebook Page and USA Triathlon Multisport Zone enewsletter
Women's Committee Members
Tara Comer - Northeast Region
Susan Haag - Florida Region
Brenda Barrera - Mid-Atlantic Region
Melissa Stockwell - Mideast Region
Rachel Sears Casanta - Southwest Region
Ella Haile Dunn - Southeast Region
Lana Fountain - South Midwest Region
Barb Lindquist - Rocky Mountain Region
2015 Women's Committee Grant
2015 application submission deadline: May 1, 2015
2015 grant winners announced: May 31, 2015
The USA Triathlon Women's Committee is focused on creating a resource for female athletes of all levels and socio-economic backgrounds by mentoring professional growth for women in the sport of triathlon. The Women's Committee is concentrating on the quality of training as well as opportunities available for women in positions of authority and decision-making within associations that govern the sport.
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Required Application Budget Spreadsheet (xlsx)
Grant Application (Document)
*Please note, submissions for 2016 applications can be made any time after May 31, 2015. 2016 grant winners will be announced March 31, 2016.
Latest News and Announcements
A Call to Action! Share Your Strength Campaign to Increase Female Leadership in GovernanceAugust 6, 2013 By Tara Comer, Chair, USA Triathlon Women’s Committee by
Her Story: Getting to Know Rachel Sears CasantaJuly 18, 2013 by Brenda Barrera, USA Triathlon Women’s Committee by
Her Turn: Sarah CreweJune 6, 2013 Brenda Barrera, USA Triathlon Women’s Committee by
Women's Committee to Host Seminar
Are you seeking to advance the sport of triathlon as a woman in a leadership or governance position? The USA Triathlon Women’s Committee can show you how.
Deadline Extended: Women's Committee Now Offering Grants
The USA Triathlon Women's Committee provided an opportunity to USA Triathlon certified clubs to apply for three matching, reimbursable $1,500 grants. Deadline for submittal was May 2, 2011, and recipients were notified by May 9.
Women's Committe to Host Free Swim Clinic in Tuscaloosa
The USA Triathlon Women’s Committee hosted a free swimming clinic on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010 for residents of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and its surrounding communities in conjunction with the 2010 USA Triathlon Elite, Age Group and Sprint National Championships.
Harrington to Chair USA Triathlon Women's Committee
USA Triathlon announced that Awilda Harrington, a knowledgeable businesswoman and experienced member of several boards and associations, recently was named chairperson of the USA Triathlon Women’s Committee.