Associate Director of Broadcasting
Adam Schmenk first arrived at the national office in October of 2000 and currently serves as associate director of broadcasting. In his current role, Schmenk works with NBC, CBS, ESPN and ESPN2 handling logistics and schedules all television deals for USATF championship events as well as Samsung Diamong League Series events. He is also responsible for the Jesse Owens Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, which is held each year at the USATF annual meeting, and writes and produces all in-stadium entertainment for all championships and Olympic Trials.
For the past three Olympic Games and past three World Outdoor Championships, Schmenk has worked as an associate producer for NBC Sports. He was nominated for an Emmy Award following the work he did with the 2011 World Outdoor Championships.
Born in Ohio and raised in Stevens Point, Wis., Schmenk attended the University of Wisconsin before finishing flight school at Vincennes University (Ind.), where he earned his pilot’s license before discovering his love for working in sports.
Schmenk currently divides his time between New York City and the national office in Indianapolis. He is an avid supporter of all Wisconsin professional sports teams and was the captain of the 1994-95 USA Junior National Soccer Team.
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