USA Synchro Announces Organizational Changes, New CEO
USA Synchro has announced an organizational restructuring, resulting in the naming of Myriam Glez as CEO/High Performance Director and Lolli Montico as Head Coach of the Senior National Team. Stock photo via Mike Lewis/Ola Vista Photography
INDIANAPOLIS – USA Synchro has announced an organizational restructuring, resulting in the naming of Myriam Glez as CEO/High Performance Director and Lolli Montico as Head Coach of the Senior National Team.
Glez, named High Performance Director in 2013, has been leading the long-term athlete development program and national team program. She helped direct the Senior National Team to bronze medals in team and duet at this year’s Pan American Games. In addition,Bill May was the first male synchro swimmer to win medals at a FINA-sponsored event, winning gold (with Christina Jones) and silver (with Kristina Lum Underwood) in duet events at the FINA World Championships in July.
Montico, with more than 30 years of coaching experience, was the assistant coach for the U.S. National Team for the past year and was a consultant for the 13-15 and 12 & Under National Teams in 2013 and 2014. She coached Great Britain’s Olympic team from 2007 to 2014, helping the squad rise from Top 20 to Top 8 in the world.
USA Synchro recently announced that it will relocate the organization’s headquarters from Indianapolis to Colorado Springs, Colo., by the end of the year.
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