On Mandatory SafeSport Training for Minors: a Personal Story

Note: the following article has a personal anecdote on the grooming of minors. Trigger warning and so on, so forth.Update: A previous version of this article stated that USA Archery mandates SafeSport training for children. This was incorrect, and has been edited out. When I was a little kid, we would go to visit my … Continue reading On Mandatory SafeSport Training for Minors: a Personal Story

Answering some Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the Alen Hadzic Case

Alen Hadzic. Image Courtesy of Wikimedia Note: this post was written to to discuss the complex procedures that have gone into his case thus far and clear up some of the misinformation snowballing on social media. What is Mr. Hadzic being accused of? Those allegations are outlined in the BuzzFeed and Insider articles pretty clearly. … Continue reading Answering some Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the Alen Hadzic Case

Assessing USA Fencing’s Proposed Governance Structure – From the Perspective of an Organizational Design Expert

Introduction: On July 12, 2021, USA Fencing proposed the following changes to the bylaws in order to revolutionize the Board’s reporting structure and as stated by the Governance task force, “improve membership experience.”These amendments will be voted on in the upcoming August 31 executive session with a membership feedback session to be held on August … Continue reading Assessing USA Fencing’s Proposed Governance Structure – From the Perspective of an Organizational Design Expert