The USADSF Executive Board has appointed Dr. Becky Clark, a certified consultant of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) and licensed clinical social worker/psychotherapist as its first Board Member-at-Large.
The Board of the USA Deaf Sports Federation recognized Howard Gorrell for his contributions to the world of deaf sports and the resurgence of U.S. Deaf Swimming on the world stage at the close of the 2012 House of Delegates last month in Houston.
It has been announced that Budapest, Hungary has won the right to host the 2013 Summer Deaflympics, but it will not be fully confirmed until November 2011.
As for the rights to host the 2017 Summer Deaflympics, it will take place in Ankara, Turkey.