Chris Benard

Chris Benard

Elite Athlete Coordinator, USA Track & Field Foundation

San Diego, CA
Chris is a 2x Olympian and Arizona State graduate. With Over 10 years of elite track and field experience he has performed and operated at all levels of track & field from youth to professional.  Also Chris is one of very few American Triple jumpers to qualify for 2 separate Olympic games.



The USATF Foundation provides a means to attract and guide funds to new and innovative track and field programs with an emphasis on providing opportunities for youth athletes, emerging and experienced elite athletes, along with guidance on future career paths. The Foundation depends upon donations from its Board of Directors, major gifts, and from generous fans of track & field.

Elite athletes are supported by the Foundation via monetary grants, career counseling (mentoring and jobs) and participation in Run With US!. Youth athletes are supported via monetary grants to youth clubs.

For more information, or to contribute to the USA Track & Field Foundation, Click Here or contact Tom Jackovic at (412) 398-2484 or tjackovic@usatffoundation.org.