The Medalist – December 2018

In this issue of The Medalist, learn more about US Sailing’s Olympic Development Director, Leandro Spina, who was awarded Developmental Coach of the Year by the USOC, recap the 2018 National Coaching Symposium that attracted elite coaches from around the nation, and catch up with the best U.S. youth sailors in the country.

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U.S. Olympic Committee Honors Leandro Spina With Developmental Coach of the Year Award

The United States Olympic Committee announced its annual award recipients on Monday, December 3 for three supporting coaches of the year in 2018. US Sailing’s Olympic Development Director, Leandro Spina, was named Developmental Coach of the Year. This award is presented to a coach at the youth club, high school or junior level, or a coach who is directly responsible for training athletes to reach the junior and/or elite level.

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