U.S. ATHLETIC TRUST BOARD OF DIRECTORS
August L. Wolf: Chairperson and Founder, graduated cum laude in 1983 from Princeton University with a degree from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. In 1984 he was U.S. National Champion Indoors and Outdoors in the shot put, attained a personal best of 71′ 3½″, and represented the United States in the Olympic Games, placing 4th. After a twenty year career in institutional sales and trading, he ran in 2016 for U.S. Senate in Connecticut as an outsider candidate. He has been a life-long advocate for transparency and better support of our Olympic Athletes. Wolf is a Trustee of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation, the development arm of the USOC. August Wolf is also a co-founder of Olympians Rising.
Dr. James Stray-Gundersen, M.D.: US ’88 and ’92 Olympic team Physician/Physiologist, 2002 Norwegian Olympic team Physician. Dr. Stray-Gundersen received his Board Certification in General Surgery in 1985 and completed Post Doctoral Fellowships in Cardiovascular Physiology and Human Nutrition at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. While on faculty, over 20 years at UTSW, Dr. Stray-Gundersen conducted research, built and directed two World Class Human Performance Centers associated with leading hospitals, St. Paul and Baylor. His primary interest and area of research is maximal human performance, the physiology of health and fitness/wellness through exercise prescription, markers of over training, nutrition as it applies to performance and health, altitude acclimatization and training, and anti doping, as he developed the anti doping test SAFE – Safe and Fair Events.