Olympics

Staff

Performance Staff

Sally Barkow

Olympic Team Coach and Performance Manager

SallyBarkow2@ussailing.org

Leandro Spina

Leandro Spina

Olympic Development Director

LeandroSpina@ussailing.org

Following an extensive and distinguished early coaching career with experience at all levels of the sport, Leandro Spina joined the US Sailing Team in 2008 as a national team coach. In 2015, he was named Olympic Development Director, and is charged with running the Olympic Development Program (ODP).

Luther Carpenter

Luther Carpenter

Olympic Head Coach

LutherCarpenter@ussailing.org

Luther Carpenter has been an Olympic coach at US Sailing for 30 years and has attended eight Olympic Games with Team USA. He is the most successful Olympic sailing coach in U.S. history, and one of the best in the history of the sport, having guided athletes to five medals in an unprecedented four different classes.

Riley Schutt

USST IR&D Performance Analyst

RileySchutt@ussailing.org

Before joining the US Sailing Team in 2017, Riley Schutt worked as a designer in the America’s Cup, Volvo Ocean Race, and Vendée Globe. His career has focused on performance modeling and the design of racing yachts, building on an aerospace engineering background from MIT and Cornell University.

Management Staff

Justine O’Connor

Partnership Manager

JustineOConnor@ussailing.org

Meredith Brody

Meredith Brody

Olympic Director

MeredithBrody@ussailing.org

Kate Drummey

Kate Drummey

Olympic Coordinator

KateDrummey@ussailing.org

Brittney Manning

Brittney Manning

Communications Coordinator

BrittneyManning@ussailing.org