Johansen To Speak at USOC Summit
Nov. 1, 2013
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana University head diving coach Drew Johansen has been selected to speak as part of the technology summit for Acrobat and Combat Sports on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado, Springs, Colo.
The summit is "Rio Acquire - Finding the 1% advantage." Johansen will be part of a panel of experts that are leading research into the use of accelerometers (sensors that the athletes wear) to learn about and teach our sports more efficiently.
Technology is evolving at an exponential rate and the United States needs to make sure it is making the best use to stay on the international competitive front. In an effort to find that one percent competitive advantage and increase the potential medal count for Team USA, the Acrobat and Combat USOC Performance Team will host the A&C Sports Technology Summit.
Other panelists include Tony Lazzaro Director of Football Information Systems for the Denver Broncos; John Dussliere, High Performance Director for USA Boxing; James McNames, CEO APDM; Mounir Zok, United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Sports Technologist; and Ron Brant, USOC High Performance Director.
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