Board of Directors

USA Cycling

USA Cycling is governed by its Board of Directors.  The Board of Directors, which meets several times each year, is made up of 12 Directors – 4 Athlete Directors, 4 At-Large Directors,  3 Directors from the USA Cycling Foundation, and 1 Director from an Affiliated Organization.

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BOB
STAPLETON

Chairman - Foundation Representative
Background

Bob is an entrepreneur and general manager with over 30 years of experience in building high performance organizations in rapidly changing and highly competitive environments.  With a focus primarily on mobile communications and related technologies, Bob and a small group of partners cofounded two Nasdaq 100 companies- Western Wireless Corporation (now ALLTEL) and Voicestream Wireless (Now T-Mobile).

Bob also founded High Road Sports, Inc., a sports management company that owned and operated the most successful men’s and women’s professional cycling teams in the world from 2007 through 2011, which won over 600 races including 55 grand tour stages and 9 World Championships. Bob has served as Chairman of the Board since 2014 and initiated substantial progressive changes in USA Cycling’s leadership, operations, and athletics.  In September 2017, Bob was elected as a member of the UCI Management Committee and was subsequently appointed to the Professional Cycling Council and as President of two key governance committees. He holds Bachelor of Science and MBA degrees from the University of California.

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MATT
BARGER

Foundation Representative
Background

Matt is the managing member of MRB Capital, LLC and a senior advisor at Hellman & Friedman, LLC, a private equity firm with over $25 billion assets under management. Matt serves on the board of directors of Hall Capital Partners LLC and Artisan Partners Asset Management. Formerly, he was a director of Brinson Partners, Inc., General Cellular Corporation (the predecessor to Western Wireless Corp. and VoiceStream Wireless), Hoyts Cinemas, John Fairfax Holdings Ltd., Mitchell International, Inc., Mondrian Investment Partners, National Radio Partners, L.P., Neverfail Springwater, Ltd., Oechsle International, L.P., and Thomas Weisel Partners Group.

He graduated from Yale University Magna Cum Laude with distinction in the major in 1979, and the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1983, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. Matt currently serves on the advisory council of the Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University, as a member of the board of trustees of the California Academy of the Sciences, and as a director of the San Francisco Free Clinic and USA Cycling Development Foundation.

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Lucia
Deng

At-Large Representative
Background

By day, Lucia is a corporate transactional attorney specializing in healthcare technology. Her second career and primary passion is bikes -- of all varieties. She has been racing bikes as an amateur for almost a decade, primarily on the road, but has also raced cyclocross, track, gravel, and mountain bikes. Lucia loves reading a race and executing team tactics, as much as the post race coffee/snax hang. When not racing, Lucia loves riding with her CRCA/To Be Determined teammates, taking her CX bike out to explore gravel and singletrack, or working on technical skills on the rockiest terrain the East Coast has to offer.

Lucia has served on the Board of Directors of Century Road Club Association (CRCA), one of USA Cycling's largest clubs, for several years, and most recently as its President. She served as Women's Rep and NYC Rep & Upgrade Coordinator for the New York State Bicycle Racing Association (NYSBRA) for many years. Prior to her life as a bike racer, Lucia was an active member and ride leader for New York Cycle Club (NYCC), one of the country's largest recreational cycling clubs. The thing that keeps her coming back to bike racing year after year is the community.

Lucia is a lifelong New Yorker, with a brief stint in Boston, and currently resides in the Bronx with her two feline roommates, Alex and Bailey

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STEPHEN
ETTINGER

Mountain Bike Athlete Representative
Background

Stephen Ettinger is a five-time Mountain Bike National Champion and 2014 Pan American Champion who has represented the USA at nine world championships and two Pan American Games.
 
Mr. Ettinger kicked off his cycling career as a 12-year-old at grassroots events in Washington State and over the years worked his way up into the elite fields by way of collegiate racing. A product of USA Cycling’s U23 development program, Ettinger spent many months racing against the world’s best U23s in Europe before being named USA Cycling Athlete of the Year in 2011 and being named to the Olympic Long Team in 2012. As his professional career took off, he spent three years with Swiss-based BMC Mountain Bike Racing Team before joining the Sho-Air/Cannondale Professional Mountain Bike Team in 2015 and again being named to the Olympic long team, this time for the 2016 Games.
 
Ettinger has sat on USA Cycling’s Mountain Bike Sport Committee since 2012 as its Male Athlete Representative and he is incredibly passionate about getting kids on bikes. He has been actively involved as a mentor with the Bear Development Team since 2013 and he regularly volunteers to lead kids’ rides with Washington-based March Northwest and Whatcom Mountain Bike Coalition. 
 
Mr. Ettinger is also a USA Cycling certified coach who graduated Cum Laude from Montana State University in 2011 with a Bachelor’s in Human Health and Physiology.

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Ed
Ewing

At-Large Representative
Background

Ed Ewing brings 31 years of marketing, sales, project development, strategic planning, and nonprofit leadership experience to this position. In 2007, he co-founded and directed the Major Taylor Project, a youth development cycling initiative focused on creating access and opportunities for Black and brown youth in diverse and underserved communities. He is an active and inspiring community member in many realms with a wealth of experience developing and implementing racial equity-focused programs with community-minded solutions. Ewing has served on Bike Works’ Racial Equity Taskforce for the past few years and has long been a friend and supporter of our organization. He brings strong community ties to his work and leads by building authentic relationships and promoting collective voice.

Ewing has cycled competitively since 1983, and still actively races today. He is also a founding member of the Rainier Riders Cycling Club. From youth development, to community building, to cycling education, his extensive knowledge and skills will be invaluable to USA Cycling as it grows.

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BETH
HERNANDEZ

Track Athlete Representative
Background

Beth has over 10 years of experience working in public health and for non-profit organizations through project management, program planning, and policy. Her specific interest is in expanding health access in low-income communities.  Beth received her bachelor's degree from Wesleyan University and master's Degree in Healthcare Administration from California State University - East Bay.  
 
After becoming involved with cycling as a commuter, Beth began racing locally in 2007 and raced professionally for five years. She is a four-time national champion (Points Race, Omnium, Team Pursuit), two-time Pan American Champion (Scratch, Team Pursuit), and World Cup medalist (Points Race). She raced with the U.S. National Team from 2012-2016 and now continues to stay active in the sport by coaching young riders and volunteering with junior and women's programs at her local track, Hellyer Velodrome.

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Reggie
Miller

At-Large Representative
Background

Reggie Miller was one of the best all-around shooters in NBA history. The sleek 6-7, 190lb shooting guard dominated the final seconds of a close game with his finesse known as "Miller Time". While at UCLA, he ranked fourth in scoring as a junior with 25.9 ppg and was second on the all-time scoring list. Upon graduation he was drafted with the 11th pick in the draft and played 18 seasons with the Indiana Pacers, shattering many NBA records along the way. A five-time NBA All-Star and 1994 FIBA champion, Miller scored over 25,000 points and is ranked second with 2,560 three-pointers in his career. Miller won an Olympic Gold medal while playing for the 1996 U.S. team. In 2012, Miller was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, joining the all-time legends in Springfield, Mass.

Since retiring from the NBA, Miller has turned to competitive mountain biking. He focuses on cross country and endurance racing, but he says he still does road rides for much of his training.

When not on a bike, Miller can be found on NBA on TNT as one of the their leading game analyst.

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Brendan
Quirk

At-Large Representative
Background

Brendan Quirk is the CEO of Bentonville-based bicycle brand Allied Cycle Works. The ALLIED Mission is to make the finest bicycles on Earth. They build them in the United States from the ground up: from design to engineering to manufacturing.

Quirk is an industry veteran who cofounded Competitive Cyclist in Arkansas and later served as an executive vice president at Backcountry.com, North American president of Rapha, and the cycling program director for Runway Group, tasked with bringing cycling brands to Northwest Arkansas and making the area a magnet for bike tourism.

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ALISON
TETRICK

Road Athlete Representative
Background

Alison Tetrick has been a professional cyclist for the last five years and currently races for Optum Pro Cycling presented by Kelly Benefit Strategies. Tetrick helped Astana-BePink to a 2014 World Championships bronze medal in the team time trial and has represented the United States at the Pan American Games, Tour of Qatar, Giro Rosa and the Tour of New Zealand.
 
Tetrick serves on the Board of Advisory for the Women's Cycling Association and works with Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer. She is passionate about advocacy, and growing the sport of cycling through increasing awareness and professionalism. Tetrick is also in graduate school for neuropsychology.

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