Eva Salomon Accepts Position as USEF Managing Director and Chef D'Equipe for Dressage
Saturday, December 19, 2009
“The USEF is very fortunate to have Eva on our team,” said James Wolf, Executive Director, Sport Programs. “Her extraordinary abilities and breadth of knowledge in the sport of dressage will be a significant advantage to our riders as they prepare for the World Equestrian Games in 2010 and the Olympic Games in 2012. Eva and Anne Gribbons, in the role of Technical Advisor, are a very strong team. With these two extraordinarily capable women at the helm I feel confident that our athletes will be among the best supported Dressage athletes in the world.”
The managing Director of Dressage position requires someone uniquely qualified due to the extraordinary nature of the position, Salomon clearly meets the organization's needs for the position.
“I am delighted to join the USEF and am very much looking forward to the opportunity to join a very successful National Federation,” said Salomon. “I am confident that with my international equestrian background as well as my dedication and passion for the sport I will be able to assist US Dressage in improving an already successful National and International program. I am very much looking forward to supporting the US riders in their preparation for the forthcoming WEG and Olympic Games in 2012.”
It is planned Salomon will begin working at the USEF Headquarters in Lexington, KY in February pending the approval of her visa application.