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Team USA Show Director Process Announced

By Scott N. Atkinson | Sept. 28, 2020, 9:28 a.m. (ET)

The National Show Ski Association is now taking applications for the 2022 Team USA Show Director(s) to lead the team into the 2022 IWWF World Water Ski Show Tournament to be held Oct. 22-23, 2022 in Winter Haven, Fla. 

Since the World Tournament may be held at different times of the year and in odd or even years, a new timeline for the application/selection process has been developed. The intent of this current action is to implement the new application/selection process so that the Team USA Show Director(s) can be selected at the NSSA’s November 13, 2020 fall board of directors’ meeting.

The new timeline:

* Application is available now
* Oct. 28, 2020 – Completed application packets due
* Nov. 2, 2020 – Interviews complete
* Nov. 5, 2020 – Applicants notified
* Nov. 13, 2020 – Applicants make their presentation at the Fall NSSA BOD meeting in Auburndale, Fla., either in person or using a virtual option.

All applications, resumes, and letters of recommendation need to be to Roger Olson no later than 11:59 p.m. (EDT) on Oct. 28, 2020. Please visit the Policies and Procedures Manual (PDF). It is located at, click on “Menu,” then “Disciplines,” then “Show Skiing,” then “Governance Documents,” then “NSSA Policies and Procedures” and open the PDF file. The application and the process are at pages 177-180 at the end of Chapter 13 under “Section XIV- International Committee.”

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Please send the completed application, letters of recommendation, and resume to Roger Olson at

Scott N. Atkinson

Scott N. Atkinson is the Senior Director of Communications & External Relations for USA Water Ski & Wake Sports and Editor of The Water Skier magazine.