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Leandro Spina
Dec 03

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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Dec 06

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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America’s path to the podium begins here.

Guided by the Project Pipeline strategic initiative, US Sailing’s Olympic Development Program (ODP) provides world-class coaching support to promising American youth sailors competing in high-performance classes.

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ODP Training Camp & Travel Team Invitation Criteria

Participation in ODP Training Camps and Travel Teams is by invitation only. Selected athletes will be notified of invitations to participate in an ODP program by the date outlined on the ODP Schedule. For more information on the selection process, please review the invitation criteria.

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Have fun while experiencing Olympic caliber coaching in high performance boats

The ODP supports sailors through a number of different programs including Training Camps and Travel Teams for international competitions. The ODP also manages the US team for the Youth Sailing World Championship and Youth Olympic Games.

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