Chuck Hodge promoted to USA Cycling Chief of Racing and Events
Colorado Springs, Colo. (October 25, 2018) – USA Cycling announced today the promotion
of Chuck Hodge to Chief of Racing and Events where he will lead USA Cycling’s support of cycling events, including the USA Cycling National Championships, elite racing calendars, event sanctioning, race director support, Local Association services, and officiating for all competitions.
Hodge, who most recently served as USA Cycling’s vice president of operations, joined the organization in 2015 as technical director. Previously, he spent 25 years organizing and assisting in the production of many of the largest races in the U.S., including the Tour de Georgia, Tour of Utah, Tour of California, US Pro Challenge and the 2015 Richmond World Championships. In addition, Hodge is a UCI International Road Commissaire and member of the UCI Commissaires Commission.
CEO Derek Bouchard-Hall, commented, “Chuck Hodge is one of the most respected individuals in American bike racing, with decades of experience in the sport across many different roles as a racer, an event promoter, and as an official. He knows our sport inside and out, and he has the talent and passion to lead all of USA Cycling’s efforts to ensure the American cycling community has a wide array of safe, fun, and locally accessible events in which to participate.”
Chairman of the USA Cycling Board of Directors, Bob Stapleton, said, “Chuck’s promotion elevates one of the most competent leaders in the American racing community into a role where USA Cycling’s most important customers and partners will receive the best possible engagement and support.”
Chuck Hodge, commented, “I am proud to take on a larger leadership role in an organization which continues to evolve and restructure itself to fit the needs of its members. I’ve dedicated the majority of my professional life to cycling, and am thrilled to have the opportunity to make an even greater impact on the sport I love.”
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About USA Cycling (usacycling.org)
USA Cycling is the national governing body for the sport of cycling in the United States and oversees the disciplines of road, track, mountain bike, cyclocross, and BMX. With a mission to develop the sport of cycling in the United States at all levels and to achieve sustained international racing success, USA Cycling supports enthusiasts just beginning in the sport to seasoned professionals. The organization administers the identification, development, and selection of cyclists to represent the United States in international competition, and equally important is its support of amateur bike racing through grassroots development programs and the provision of critical infrastructure to run organized racing. Recently, USA Cycling broadened its mission to support enthusiasts and the events in which they participate like gran fondos and fun rides.
USA Cycling is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., at the center of U.S. Olympic movement with peer institutions such as the United States Olympic Committee, U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, and dozens of other U.S. National Governing Bodies. USA Cycling began in 1920 as The Amateur Bicycle League of America and evolved through the decades to become United States Cycling Federation in 1975 and ultimately USA Cycling, Inc. in 1995. USA Cycling's roughly 60,000 members are comprised of racers and cyclists of all ages and abilities, coaches, officials, mechanics, and race directors.
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