The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee will field a communications staff in Lima to assist media in its coverage of the 2019 U.S. Pan American Team. The communications team will manage the following elements for Team USA and the entire U.S. delegation:

  • Gathering and disseminating publicity and promotional information regarding U.S. athletes, coaches and/or officials
  • Facilitating interviews with U.S. athletes, coaches and staff
  • Producing and distributing news releases, USA Daily newsletters, general information, storylines, and other materials via email, and the Team USA Newsfeed, along with all Team USA social media channels: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram 

A dedicated microsite at is the central hub for news and information on Team USA, including results, competition schedules, athlete biographies, sport previews, history and records, and general information about the Pan American Games.

USA Daily
USA Daily, a news blast published each day that provides U.S. results and highlights is distributed each night via email and from July 25 – Aug. 11.

Rights-free images are available at the official Lima Flickr page and Additional shots for select athletes may be obtained through Getty Images.

Interview Opportunities
The primary opportunity for athlete interviews is in the venue mixed zones as athletes are leaving the competition areas. Athlete/coach interview requests outside of the mixed zone should be directed to the respective sport press officer or a member of the USOPC communications staff. Interviews with USOPC delegation staff can be arranged by contacting a member of the USOPC communications team.

United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee Contacts
Kendra Hansey | Specialist, Communications | 
Allie Dosmann | Content Producer, Digital Media |
Tim McDonnell | Content Producer, Social Media |
Jordan Klein | Assistant, Communications |

Team USA Press Officers – On Site in Lima


2019 Lima Pan American Games - Press and Digital Team Contacts
NGB Press Officers
Sport Name Email Phone
Basketball (M) John Paquette 401-265-2244
Basketball (W) Jenny Johnston 719-590-4800
Bowling Matt Cannizzaro 682-219-7425
Boxing Brian Taylor 719-866-2322
Equestrian Taylor Pence 704-780-8858
Field Hockey Teryn Brill 719-331-9390
Gymnastics Leslie King 317-829-5656
Karate Jose Fraguas 310-433-6732
Modern Pen John Amabile 732-804-8232
Modern Pen John Amabile 732-804-8232
Sailing Brittney Manning 401-342-7926
Softball Katie Willis 405-425-3425
Rugby Aalina Tabani 702-468-4349
Surfing Becky Fleischauer 302-588-0671
Swimming Kara Raney 719-358-3340
Taekwondo Jose Villalpando 210-683-3233
Water Polo Greg Mescall 714-500-5455
Weighlifting Kelsey Kennedy 719-600-7266
USOPC Press Officers
Role Name Email Phone
USOPC Mark Jones 719-358-3287
USOPC Jon Mason 719-337-5392
MPC/Logistics Peggy Manter 719-352-7222
USA Daily/Content Kendra Hansey 719-330-2695
USA Daily/Content Jordan Klein 847-337-1058
USOPC Digital Content Team
Editorial lead Allie Dosman 719-237-7463
Social lead Tim McDonnell 719-238-4590