When it came to track and field, Lashinda Demus found success early and for a long time. The two-time Olympian grew up surrounded by the sport and concluded her career as a four-time USA Outdoor 400m hurdle champion and Olympic silver medalist in the 400m hurdles. After a long career in a sport she loves,…
Now retired, Olympic Swimmer Andrew Gemmell is channeling his commitment to clean sport to advocate for a level playing field and help the next generation of swimmers compete the right way in his role as an Anti-Doping Education Athlete Presenter with USADA.
USADA’s Drug Reference Team responsible for answering questions on substances, methods, and TUEs, helping athletes compete clean every day.
While there are a number of resources available to athletes, USADA’s Athlete Express Line is the best way for athletes to get timely responses to their questions, whether its’s requesting help with Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUEs), Whereabouts filings, or the testing process. But as you spend time on the phone or over email getting answers…
With education becoming increasingly important to clean sport and doping deterrence, USADA’s Education team is constantly evolving, a process that has led to the addition of new team members, including Olympic Education Coordinator Cathlyn Pistolas.
Meet Greta Neimanas, 2x World Champion who is working to protect the value of sport by helping to ensure that other athletes uphold clean sport and compete with integrity as an anti-doping education athlete presenter for USADA, using her own experiences to help athletes understand anti-doping rules and inspire their commitment to clean sport.
Sometimes, doing something good for your community means climbing stairs on a Saturday morning.
Meet Noah Hoffman, who is supporting fair play for future generations by serving as an anti-doping education athlete presenter for USADA.
When it comes to testing in sport, USADA Doping Control Officers (DCOs) are at events, training centers, homes, and other locations overseeing sample collection sessions. Two of USADA’s most tenured DCOs reflect on their favorite moments and memories from over the years.
Meet USADA Education Manager, Tammy Hanson, whose passion for sport and fair play led her to USADA in 2015. Here, she reflects on the value of sport, the impact of anti-doping efforts, and how USADA is working with athletes to build a culture of clean sport.