For Olympians & Paralympians

NCOPA News page conveys Olympian & Paralympian news, events and speaking opportunities. All Olympians & Paralympians receive this newsletter with membership.

Board of Directors

Julia Nichols (2008, 2012 Rowing - Present Chair)
Greg Massialas (1980, 1984, 1988 Fencing), Immediate Past Chair
Anne Warner Cribbs (1960 Swimming) Chair Emeritus
Kelly Crowley (2004 Swimming, 2012 Cycling - Paralympian - E-Newsletter)
Barbra Higgins (1984 Fencing - Panama - Treasurer)
Starr Walton Hurley (1964 Alpine Skiing - Membership)
Jim Schmitz (1980-1992 Weightlifting) Grant Award Chair
Trooper Johnson (1992, 1996, 2000, 2004 - Wheelchair Basketball)
Marilyn King (1972, 1976, 1980 Track & Field)
Brian Martin (1998, 2002, 2006, 2010 Luge)
Julian Munoz (1988 & 1992 Alpine Skiing - Costa Rica)
Ted Murphy (1996, 2000 Rowing)
Heather Petri (2000, 2004, 2008, 2012 Water Polo)
Charles Altekruse (1980,84,88 Rowing)
Andras Toro (1960,64,72,76 Canoe – Kayak)
Alysia Montano - (2012 Track & Field)
Ivan Smiljanic (2000 Rowing - Yugoslavia)

Northern California is defined from the Pacific to the Sierra and from Fresno to the Oregon border. Olympians & Paralympians who have resided, studied or trained in this region are Northern California Olympians & Paralympians.

All members of the world’s Olympic & Paralympic teams are welcomed to our membership.

For annual dues of $50, members receive our bi-monthly newsletter, invitations to special events and opportunities to speak to local companies, schools and organizations. However, dues are not mandatory to participate and we encourage all to continue to connect with NCOPA Alumni.

To join, complete the registration form and send with your check made payable to:

Northern California Olympians & Paralympians

c/o Starr Walton Hurley
44733 El Macero Drive
El Macero, CA 95618

2024 Pickleball ($10)
2024 Membership ($50)
Donation to Travel and Training Grant Program (New add to cart buttons with amount options: $10, $50, $100) $10 Donation to Travel and Training Grant Program
$50 Donation to Travel and Training Grant Program
$100 Donation to Travel and Training Grant Program
Donation to Travel and Training Fund (this is the existing donation page where donor can choose amount but doesn't just add to cart with the same checkout as other items)

Questions? Contact Starr Hurley at Current year Olympians & Paralympians are awarded complimentary memberships. Lifetime memberships are $1500. All other gifts of cash are welcomed and go directly to future Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls via NCOPA Travel & Training Grants.

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