Tom Kelly, Vice President Communications (director and spokesperson)
Tom Kelly, who has over 40 years experience in ski-related marketing and public relations, came to USSA in 1986 as assistant national nordic director and took over public relations management in 1988. Kelly oversees all public relations and corporate communications for USSA. He is also active within his field in both the International Federation, where he serves as chairman of the FIS PR & Mass Media Committee, and the U.S. Olympic Committee. Prior to coming to the USSA, Kelly, a 1974 University of Wisconsin graduate and Wisconsin native, worked first as a ski journalist and public relations professional in the early 1970s before taking over marketing and public relations for Telemark Resort in northern Wisconsin, home of the American Birkebeiner cross country ski race, where he was instrumental in the development of the Worldloppet ski series. He and his wife Carole Duh live in Park City and have four grown children and nine grandchildren.
Alpine Press Officer
USA Mobile: +1.435.714.9393
Euro Mobile: +43 676.700.2858
Cross Country Press Officer
Freestyle Press Officer
Ski Jumping/Nordic Combined Press Officer
Snowboarding/Freeskiing Press Officer
Caitlin Furin, Communications Coordinator (manages all organizational communications)
Caitlin Furin joined the USSA in 2014. As Communications Coordinator, she manages the USSA's social media platforms, website content, stakeholder communications and other day to day communication needs. She also coordinates the USSA's communications internship program. After gradutating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2013, Caitlin worked at a public relations firm in Minneapolis, MN before making the move to USSA. She lives in Salt Lake City, UT, and is based at the Center of Excellence.
Courtney Harkins, Content Manager (manages all organizational content development and distribution, including social media)
CREATIVE SERVICES TEAM
Kyle Kilcomons came to the USSA in 2013 as Video Content and Production Manager. As Director, Creative Services, he oversees all photo, video and graphic design, as well as the image of the USSA and its teams. He came to the USSA after several years working with NBC Sports in New York. He lives with his wife in Park City, UT, and is based at the Center of Excellence.
Sarah Brunson, Photography Manager
Sarah Brunson works as the USSA's in-house photographer while also managing all USSA photo assets. Photos are available for free editorial use on the USSA's SmugMug page. She is based out of the Center of Excellence in Park City, UT.