USA Archery Announces JOAD Committee Selection Results

By USA Archery | Feb. 03, 2014, 12 a.m. (ET)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Archery has announced the selection of two Regional Representatives and an Athlete Representative to the Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) Committee.

John Stover (Brighton, Mich.) has been re-selected as the North Region Representative, and continues as the JOAD Committee Chair. Stover has served for four years as the North Region Representative. A current USA Archery Level 4-NTS Coach, Stover has been actively involved in the sport of archery for over 20 years. 

Mike Cullumber (Chandler, Ariz.) has been selected as the West Region Representative. As a JOAD club leader for over ten years, Cullumber brings a wealth of archery experience to his new position. Cullumber is a USA Archery Level 4-NTS Coach, the President of USA Archery Arizona, and is the Tournament Director for the AAE Arizona Cup, a World Ranking Event and USAT Qualifier Series Event.

JOAD archers will be represented by Mackenzie Brown, who continues as the JOAD Committee Athlete Representative. Brown, who is currently a Resident Athlete at the U.S. Olympic Training Center, has been actively involved in youth archery for a number of years and is now one of the country’s top-ranked female athletes.

Laval “Dee” Falks and Doug Ludwig will continue as the South Region Representative and the East Region Representatives respectively.

The duties of JOAD Committee members include:

·      Advise USA Archery staff on Outreach related issues

·      Act as a resource to, and communicate with, State Associations and State JOAD Coordinators

·      Coordinate and promote Outreach activities within their region

·      Review Ann Hoyt/ Jim Easton JOAD Grant applications and provide assistance with Grant allocations

·      Select the NAA JOAD Award recipient on an as warranted basis

·      Attend JOAD Committee meetings

Click here for more information on the JOAD Committee and other USA Archery Committees.