Rob Urbach out at USAT

Rob Urbach, USA Triathlon's executive director for the past 6 years, is out. Triathlon's national governing body released the following statement:

USA Triathlon confirms that Rob Urbach has left his position as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately, to pursue other professional opportunities.

“Under Rob’s leadership, USA Triathlon experienced much success and rolled out several major new initiatives. USA Triathlon thanks Rob for his contributions to the organization over the past six years and we wish him all the best in future endeavors,” said Barry Siff, USA Triathlon President.

“The Board of Directors is excited to move forward with its newly developed strategic plan. Our focus is on the growth of triathlon in the United States, as well as a dedicated emphasis on our members and key constituent groups that include race directors, coaches, clubs, elite athletes, and our triathlon family partners.”

“We are encouraged by the organization’s overall success, the dedicated USA Triathlon staff, our strong position as innovators within the industry, and the enthusiasm from our hundreds of thousands of triathletes across the United States," said Siff.