PARK CITY, Utah April 16, 2020 – After 13 years supporting nordic sport athletes, Dr. Jonathan Finnoff has moved on from his role as USA Nordic’s Chief Medical Officer. In his tenure, Dr. Finnoff has worked three Olympic Games and eight World Championships.
“Dr. Finnoff built an incredible medical system for USA Nordic and contributed immensely to the positive health and well-being of all our athletes,” says USA Nordic Executive Director Bill Demong.
During his time with USA Nordic, Dr. Finnoff focused on proper pre-season planning, injury and illness screening, 24/7 access to exceptional medical care, effective communication strategies, and research that increased understanding of injury, illness, and performance.
“It was such a pleasure to work with Dr. Finnoff personally the last couple years. Not only is he an incredibly smart doctor, but a humble, kind, and caring individual who understands the dynamics athletes go through when facing an injury,” says world champion ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson.
Dr. Finnoff has moved to Colorado Springs, CO to assume the role of chief medical officer for the USOPC. In this new role, Finnoff will be responsible for setting and implementing the USOPC’s strategic direction for promoting holistic athlete well-being – including physical and mental health – in ways that directly improve Team USA athletes’ day-to-day lives, on and off the field of play.
“It has truly been a privilege serving the USA Nordic athletes, and while I’m excited about my new positions with the USOPC, I will miss being a part of USA Nordic.” says Dr. Finnoff.