Legal Affairs Manager
Sarah Austin began her role as legal affairs manager in December of 2010. She works closely with USA Track & Field’s chief of business affairs and manages the organization’s contract review process, addresses athlete eligibility issues, works with the Law & Legislation Committee, Ethics Committee, National Athletics Board of Review and athlete representatives to meet their needs.
Before arriving at USATF, Austin spent ten years at Finish Line in different roles and responsibilities where she was first hired in 2000 as a legal assistant.
Austin was born and raised in Indianapolis, Ind., and attended Asbury University (Wilmore, Ken.) for two years before transferring to Indiana University where she received her bachelor’s degree in business management and human resources management in 2000. While at Indiana she also earned a certificate in paralegal studies from the university’s school of liberal Arts.
Austin lives in Indianapolis with her husband, Alex, and son, Brett, and is an avid reader in her spare time.
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