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US Sailing Development Team 2012


The 2012 US Sailing Development Team (USSDT) is comprised of two teams: the Youth Development Team and the Olympic Development Team.
2012USSDT_at COS

This is the youth pipeline team supported by US Sailing’s Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC). The USSDT was created to help young athletes, who have been identified as future Olympic prospects, acquire the skills necessary to launch successful campaigns and compete at the Olympic level.

In addition to receiving elite-level coaching, guidance and mentoring, members benefit from joint training with 
US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider members and other top young sailors from across the United States.

The USSDT is comprised of talented, up-and-coming sailors, who were the top finishers at US Sailing's Youth Worlds Team qualifying events (Youth Worlds Team) and US Sailing's 2012 Rolex Miami OCR (Olympic Development Team).

For information about the selection process for the 2012 US Sailing Development Team.
Official announcement: http://sailingteams.ussailing.org/News/2012/2012_USSDT_Named.htm

Meet the Team through the series "Road to Rio 2016"

Meet the 2012 USSDT:

Olympic Development Team
470 (Two Person Dinghy)
Hometown    
Yacht Club/Sailing Association School
Sydney Bolger
Nancy Hagood
Long Beach, Calif.
Charleston, S.C.   
Alamitos Bay Yacht Club/ Newport Harbor Yacht Club
Carolina Yacht Club
Georgetown University
Georgetown University
Annie Haeger
Briana Provancha
Lake Forest, Ill.
San Diego, Calif.   
Lake Beulah Yacht Club
Southwestern Yacht Club
Boston College 
Boston College
Connor Brady
Dillon Paiva
Hilton Head, S.C.
Norfolk, Va.        
-
Lake Norman Yacht Club
   
-
Old Dominion University 
Ian Robinson
Alex Hume
Grosse Pointe Woods, Mich.
Grosse Pointe, Mich.
Bayview Yacht Club
Bayview Yacht Club/Detroit Yacht Club    
Boston University
-
29XXer (Skiff)


Kristen Lane
Molly Carapiet
Tiburon, Calif.
Belvedere, Calif.
St. Francis Yacht Club
St. Francis Yacht Club/San Francisco Yacht Club
California State University
Yale University
Annie Schmidt
Helena Scut
Larkspur, Calif.
Kirkland, Wash.    
-
Seattle Yacht Club/Sail Sand Point
-
Stanford University
49er (Men's Two Person Dinghy High Performance)


Zach Brown
Fred Strammer
San Diego, Calif..
Nokomis, Fla.
New York Yacht Club, San Diego Yacht Club, Mission Bay Yacht Club
ICSA
Yale University
Brown University
Ryan Pesch
Trevor Burd
Chicago, Ill.
Marblehead, Mass.
VHYC
Eastern Yacht Club
Boston University
Boston University
Finn (Men's One Person Dinghy Heavy)


Gordon Lamphere .Lake Forest, Ill. Lake Geneva Yacht Club/Chicago Yacht Club St. Mary's College of Md.
Eric Lidecis Huntington Beach, Calif. Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club/Alamitos Bay Yacht Club SUNY Maritime College
Laser (One Person Dinghy) Hometown
Yacht Club/Sailing Association
School
Charlie Buckingham Newport Beach, Calif. Newport Harbor Yacht Club Georgetown University
Chris Barnard Newport Beach, Calif. Newport Harbor Yacht Club Georgetown University
Greg Martinez Houston, TX Texas Corinthian Yacht Club / Gulf Coast Youth Sailing Association
The Kinkaid School
Laser Radial (One Person Dinghy)
Erika Reineke     Fort Lauderdale, Calif.
Claire Dennis Saratoga, Calif. St. Francis Yacht Club/San Francisco Yacht Club
Yale University
RS:X (Windsurfer)
Carson Crain Houston, Texas     GCYSA/TCYC St. John's
Stuart Saffer Rye, N.Y.
Solvig Sayre Vineyard Haven, Mass. Vineyard Haven Yacht Club Eckerd College
Margot Samson Belleair, Fla. Clearwater Community Sailing Center     Palm Harbor University High School
Multihull
Sarah Newberry
Matthew Whitehead
Miami, Fla.
Panama City, Fla.
Miami Yacht Club
St. Andrew's Bay Yacht Club/Miami Yacht Club/Clearwater Community Sailing Center
New College of Florida
University of South Florida
-
John Williams

Long Beach, Calif.
Youth Development Team
I420 (Two Person Dinghy)


Megan Grapengeter-Rudnick
Abigail Rohman
Darien, Conn.
Larchmont, N.Y.
Noroton Yacht Club

Beach Point Yacht Club

Dartmouth College (Rohman)
Harry Koeppel
Charles Bocklet
Mamaroneck, N.Y.
Waccubuc, N.Y.
Larchmont Yacht Club
American Yacht Club
Fieldston
John Jay High School
29er (Two Person Skiff) Hometown
Yacht Club/Sailing Association
School
Quinn Wilson

Dane Wilson

Ojai, Calif.
Ojai, Calif.
Santa Barbara Yacht Club
Santa Barbara Yacht Club
-
Oak Grove
Christopher Williford
Kai Friesecke
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Lauderdale Yacht Club
Lauderdale Yacht Club
St. Thomas Aquinas
St. Thomas Aquinas
Zack Downing
Andrew Cates
Leucadia, Calif.
San Diego, Calif.    
San Diego Yacht Club
San Diego Yacht Club
The Bishop's School
Charter School of San Diego
Paris Henken
Connor Kelter
Coronado, Calif.
Newport Beach, Calif.
San Diego Yacht Club
Newport Harbor Yacht Club
Coronado High School
Corona del Mar High School
Radial (One Person Dinghy)
Mitchell Kiss Holland, Mich. Macatawa Bay Yacht Club Black River High School
Erik Weis Fort Lauderdale, Fla. - -
Nikki Medley Fort Lauderdale, Fla. - -
Haddon Hughes Bellaire, Texas - -
Techno 293 (Windsurfer)
Lucas Gonzalez Miami Beach, Fla. Miami Yacht Club Miami Beach Senior High School
Marion Lepert Belmont, CA  St. Francis Yacht Club  Castilleja School
Ian Stokes Norfolk, VA  Norfolk Yacht Club  Norfolk Collegiate School
Charlotte Samson Belleair, FL  Clearwater Community Sailing Center  Palm Harbor University High School
Mulithull
Jeremy Herrin
Sam Armington
Sarasota, Fla.
Sarasota, Fla.
Sarasota Sailing Squadron/Sarasota Youth Sailing
Sarasota Youth Sailing
Out-of-Door Academy
Riverview Hgih


photo: US Sailing Development Team at the U.S. Olympic Committee's Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., March 2012 Credit: US Sailing