Kerry J. Perry USA Gymnastics

USA Gymnastics names Kerry J. Perry as new President and CEO

By Community | November 7, 2017

The USA Gymnastics Board of Directors have today appointed Kerry J. Perry as the organisation’s new president and chief executive officer.

Perry will assume her new role on December 1, 2017, and will be based at the USA Gymnastics headquarters in Indianapolis.

Perry was formerly vice president of business development at Learfield Communications, Inc., and president and owner of KP Sports, which was acquired by Learfield.

In her various leadership roles, Perry has led many high-performing teams and organisations to great success, most recently in the collegiate sports field.

Paul Parilla, chairman of the USA Gymnastics Board of Directors, saod: “We are fortunate to have someone as capable and energetic as Kerry step into this leadership role.

“Her passion for the sport, commitment to athlete safety, and track record of motivating teams to succeed will help guide our vision for the future.”

Perry said of her appointment: “I am thrilled to join USA Gymnastics and I look forward to creating a culture of empowerment that encourages our athletes, our members, our families and our staff to have a strong voice as we move this incredible organization to heightened levels of achievement.

As a lifelong fan of the sport, I will be relentless in our pursuit of athlete safety, collaborative with our board, constituents and corporate partners, and supportive of our members, parents and staff on our journey to making USA Gymnastics the pinnacle of success.”

Kerry J. Perry USA Gymnastics