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News and Notes, Volume 11, Number 6

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Brase, Director of Events, returns to Brebeuf

Brian Brase, Director of Events and Broadcasting, will be leaving USA Track & Field to serve as Athletic Director of Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School in Indianapolis, where he previously filled the same role from 1996- 2006.Brian Brase

During Brase’s tenure at USATF, he served as the head of the events department and oversaw the planning and implementation of the USATF Annual Meeting, Visa Championship Series, USA Indoor and Outdoor Championships and the 2008 Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field.

“I will always relish and appreciate my time at USATF,” Brase said. “ I am thankful to everyone on the our staff, our event partners and the many dedicated volunteers I was fortunate to serve. I hope to stay involved with USATF as an official and volunteer.”

Brase continued, “During my nearly five years away I thought often of how much I missed the school community, how much I missed the coaches and kids.”

USATF Foundation announces 20 Youth Grant recipients

The USA Track & Field Foundation Chairman Bob Greifeld and Executive Director Tom Jackovic announced today it has awarded 20 youth grants to track & field clubs throughout the country. The grants assist young male and female athletes with expenses such as travel to meets, equipment, uniforms, awards and facility rental.

“The Foundation takes pride in supporting young athletes in disadvantaged areas,” noted Jackovic. “These grants assist kids that otherwise might not have the opportunity compete.”

The following youth clubs were approved to receive a Foundation grant:
  • C.L. Athletics Stars Track Club (TX), $2000
  • City of Eugene Recreation – Youth Track Network (OR), $2000
  • City Parks Foundation (NY), $3000
  • Cross Country For Youth (NC), $2000
  • East Baton Rouge Lab Academy (LA), $2000
  • East Palo Alto Greyhounds Track Club (CA), $1500
  • El Paso Athletic Track Academy (TX), $1000
  • Hercules Running Rebels (CA), $1500
  • Indianapolis Marathon Road Runners (IN), $500
  • Lincoln Heights Track Club (OH), $1500
  • Long Island Recreation Department (ME), $730
  • New Jersey Impulse (NJ), $1500
  • Newbrook PTO (VT), $850
  • Park Flyers Track Club (MN), $1000
  • Penguins Track/XC Club (CO), $1500
  • Randleman Elementary School (NC), $725
  • Southwest Track Club (PA), $1500
  • Superior Track Club (CO), $1500
  • USA Wings Track Club (CA), $1500
  • Velocity Track Club (MO), $2000
The USATF Foundation provides a means to attract and guide funds to new and innovative track and field programs with an emphasis on providing opportunities for youth athletes, emerging elite athletes, distance training centers and anti-doping education. Each year, the Foundation awards more than half a million dollars in grants and other support. The Foundation depends upon donations from its Board of Directors and from generous fans of track & field.

For more information or to contribute to the USA Track & Field Foundation, visit or contact Tom Jackovic, Executive Director at or (412) 398-2484

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