US Equestrian Declares Graeme Thom’s Appointment as Director of FEI/Excessive-Efficiency Sport Applications

Lexington, Q. – US Equestrian (USEF) introduced the appointment of Graeme Thom as Director of FEI/Excessive-Efficiency Sport Applications beginning October 3, 2022. This begin date will enable for a easy and collaborative transition as Will Connell will stay with USEF till November 25. ,

Thom has labored within the monetary trade, reaching CCI3* degree in eventing, and was shortlisted for the Canadian Eventing Crew. He served as Chairman of the Canadian Excessive-Efficiency Committee and has served as Chef d’Equipe for Canada or New Zealand for the previous 15 years at main championships such because the 2007 Pan American Video games, 2008 Olympic Video games, 2010 Alltech FEI World Video games, and the 2010 AllTech FEI World Championships. Equestrian Video games, 2011 Pan American Video games and 2021 Olympic Video games.

Thom’s duty will primarily give attention to sports activities operations. By overseeing the actions of the Managing Administrators and Administrators for every worldwide self-discipline acknowledged by the FEI, Thom is liable for growing and implementing strategic excessive efficiency planning and applications and for the general administration of all points of sports activities programming and pathways for these FEI disciplines. Be held accountable. , Thom will function the employees liaison to the USEF Worldwide Self-discipline Council and the Athlete Advisory Committee. Moreover, he’ll fill the function of Chef de Mission on the World Equestrian Video games, Pan American Video games and Olympic Video games and is the first sports activities liaison for the USA Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) and the Worldwide Equestrian Federation (FEI).

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“I’m so grateful to be provided this thrilling function,” Thom stated. “I’ve some fairly huge sneakers to fill with Will’s departure. He is nice in his function as a chef de mission and high-performance director. It was an apt testimonial that he is main the USA on the current World Championships. I’ll attempt my finest to maneuver up the curve as quickly as potential and hope that my ten-plus years as Chef d’Equipe on the occasion result in continued success in all FEI disciplines sooner or later. I stay up for assembly the employees and staff personnel quickly and stay up for becoming a member of the USEF group.

“Graeme’s intensive expertise in high-performance sports activities operations and administration, mixed together with his management and organizational expertise, makes him a fantastic asset to the Federation,” Moroni stated. “I stay up for working with Graeme to strengthen and elevate high-performing equestrian sport in America throughout all worldwide disciplines as I look to the long run.”

“We’re excited that Graeme has joined our staff and stay up for his management and contribution to USEF and equestrian sport,” stated US Equestrian President Tom O’Mara.

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