Kyle Deery is now the senior director, marketing and communications. He joined USMS in 2009 and has managed sponsor relationships, marketing initiatives, and membership services. He’ll now lead the publications and communications department and be responsible for supporting the communication and messaging to drive the USMS:2020 strategic initiatives. He’s supported the development and planning of the SmartyPants Vitamins USMS Fitness Series, College Club Swimming, and USMS’s first internship program.
Marianne Groenings has been promoted to director, events and programs. She joined USMS in 2013 and has worked in club and coach services to provide education and support to existing Masters coaches and programs and fostered development of new Masters programs and educational resources. In her new role, she’ll continue to work with coach and club services, work to grow USMS events, and support new initiatives such as the Fitness Series and USMS’s fitness program. Her department oversees USMS’s regional program developer and local program initiatives and provides planning and support for USMS events such as the National Coaches Clinic and the LMSC summit.