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Association News Becky Sewell Joins NSGA Staff We are pleased to announce that Becky Sewell has joined NSGA as Director of Athlete and Partner Relations. Sewell is no stranger to the Senior Games Movement, having served as Director of the Kansas Senior Olympics since 2000. She has also distinguished herself on the NSGA Board of
Association News End of the Year Message from NSGA CEO Marc T. Riker The National Senior Games Association (NSGA) reflects back upon a memorable year. We again thank everyone involved who helped make the 2013 National Senior Games presented by Humana in Cleveland a success; the athletes, coaches, volunteers, officials, staff, media, sponsors, and financial
Association News A Family Affair in North Carolina Our final Personal Best event of 2013 brought NSGA to Greenville, North Carolina, and featured two National Senior Games athletes who are also mother and daughter. The family theme carried beyond their story as we found a strong state organization, committed local partners and a nurturing and
Association News NSGA Staff, Personal Best Tour Visits Utah’s Huntsman World Senior Games The spirit of perseverance, overcoming obstacles and offering a role model to others are key aspects of NSGA’s new definition of personal best. These are common traits with most senior athletes, and they show it in a myriad of ways. Case in
Association News Sue Hlavacek Joins NSGA Staff We are pleased to announce that Susan A. Hlavacek has accepted the position of Director of Events and Programs for the NSGA beginning October 1st. Sue’s experience, professionalism, and personality is a great addition to the NSGA Team. Hlavacek most recently served as the Director of Sports for the
SPECIAL PHOTO EDITION A Look Back at the 2013 National Senior Games Presented by Humana There were many words used by our athletes to describe their visit to Cleveland: Surprised. Delighted. Entertained. Befriended. Excited. We could share a lot of words about the experience, but we would rather share a few of the images from
Association News Personal Best Tour Rocks Chicago, Il and Canton, OH The hits just keep on coming. What better way to highlight the rock and roll theme of the 2013 National Senior Games Presented by Humana in Cleveland than to recruit a real rock and roll star to help get out our Personal Best message
Association News Personal Best Tour Visits Ft. Jackson, SC and Phoenix, AZ The variety of setting and athlete profiles continued to grow as our Personal Best Tour spotlighted an Army tennis player in South Carolina and a salon owner in Arizona. On Armed Forces Day we saluted Col. Jamie Houston, a 59 year old
Association News A Memorable Presentation in DC The Personal Best Tour made a splash at the opening ceremony of the DC State Senior Games, held at the historic and recently renovated Howard Theater on May 6. Sprinter Oscar Peyton, who ran his first ever track meet at age 49 and ten years later is
Association News Personal Best Tour debuts in San Antonio The opening ceremony of the Texas State Senior Games on April 4 was the setting for NSGA’s inaugural Personal Best Tour event, and the presentation was well received. Marc T. Riker, NSGA CEO with assistance from three time Olympian Bob Nieman recognized Bill Altman of San Antonio