EASTON FOUNDATION IN THE NEWS

Assistant Programs Director Opening in Yankton, SD

Yankton, S.D. – June 5, 2018- The NFAA Easton Yankton Archery Center is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Programs Director.

For more information, head over to the NEYAC website here: 

http://www.yanktonarcherycomplex.org/page/job-opportunities

Easton Foundations Honored by USA Olympic Committee

Easton Sports Development Foundation
November 30, 2017
Los Angeles

2017 “Building dreams” Award Winner, Easton Foundations, honored for work to advance archery’s legacy

The United States Olympic Committee has recognized Greg Easton (Salt Lake City, Utah) and the Easton Sports Development Foundation with the Building Dreams Award, which recognizes an individual, group or community that has gone above and beyond in its support of Team USA.

The Easton Sports Development Foundation has been a major contributor to USA Archery’s high performance and grassroots efforts. After the construction of the Easton Archery Center of Excellence in 2015, the foundation was key in helping Team USA win two medals at the Olympic Games Rio 2016.

In 2017, the foundation supported many USA Archery initiatives, giving nearly $1 million to promote long-term program sustainability in efforts nationwide and helping Team USA reach the tops of major international podiums.

In 2017, ESDF also took steps to return the Archery World Cup to the U.S. with plans to host stops in Salt Lake City in 2018 and 2019, giving American athletes the chance to compete on home soil while enhancing international exposure for the sport.

The Easton Sports Development Foundation supports archery in many other ways and through a variety of other archery groups. In addition to the Easton Centers in Chula Vista, CA and Salt Lake City, UT, the Foundation also has an official USOC Community Olympic Development Pro-gram archery center in Newberry, FL, affiliate centers throughout the country, and runs the Olympic Archery in Schools program, a grassroots archery program, in California, Florida, New York, Texas, Colorado, Utah and Washington, with plans to expand into additional states in the future.

Greg Easton, in his remarks accepting the award for the Foundation, stated that “My father Jim founded the Easton Foundation in support of our commitment to the LA84 Olympic Games, and over the years, he truly changed the sport he loves – archery- to give it a long term future as a core Olympic sport. I view this award for the Easton Foundations as recognition of my father’s and grandfather’s visions to improve archery, and my family’s dedication to excellence.“

The award ceremony will air December 23rd on NBC at 5:00pm E.T.

Easton Foundations, Coach Rogers and Recurve Women Honored at 2017 Team USA Awards

USA Archery News

Nov. 29, 2017, 11:26 p.m. (ET)

Greg Easton, President of the Easton Sports Development Foundation with Phyllis Easton

LOS ANGELES, California – The 2017 Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of the Year is a star-studded awards show hosted annually by the United States Olympic Committee to honor and celebrate both the athletes and the team behind the team that puts USA on top of podiums around the world. This year’s show was held at Royce Hall on UCLA’s campus and will air Dec. 24 on NBC at 1:30pm E.T.   Read more…..