Sprint Competition Committee - ACA


Sprint Competition Committee

Sprint is governed by the Sprint Competition Committee (SCC) which is made up of elected ACA members including a third of whom must be active competition athletes whom are elected by ACA athlete members only.  Members were elected in 2022 and serve two year terms.

There is a Sprint Coaches Association and a Sprint Officials Association, both separately elected, that provide recommendations for approval to the SCC.

Sprint Competition Committee Members:

  • Athlete Representatives: Colbert Aukai Manson and Elena Wolgomot.
  • At-Large Committee Representatives: Alyson Mrozinski, Payton Chiou, and Sepideh Homani.

Ex-Officio/Non-Voting Members:

  • Kenny Kasperbauer, as the Athlete Representative for the USOPC Athlete Advisory Council.
  • Steve Kelly, Manager of the High Performance Program for the ACA.
  • Shelley Oates-Wilding, National Sprint Kayak Coach.
  • Joseph Harper, National Sprint Canoe Coach.

Sprint Racing Rules

The 2023 update to the Sprint Racing Rules has been approved by the Sprint Competition Committee and should be used for all ACA Sprint sanctioned events.


You may also wish to see the many resources for athletes on the Competition Athlete Resources page.

Sprint Competition Bylaws

Adopted December 1, 2023

Meeting Minutes