Julie (O'Neill) Dussliere

Julie (O'Neill) Dussliere

Chief of Paralympic Sport, U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee

Julie (O’Neill) Dussliere serves as the chief of Paralympics for the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee. In this position, Dussliere oversees the high-performance planning and support processes and sport development projects for the 28 summer and winter Paralympic sports. She also directs the day-to-day operations for the six Paralympic sports managed by the USOPC —alpine skiing, cycling, Nordic skiing, snowboarding, swimming and track and field. She began her USOPC career in 2003, when she joined U.S. Paralympics as an associate director and head coach of the U.S. Paralympics Swimming National Team. Through the 2008 Paralympic Games, Dussliere directed all high-performance planning and coaching support for U.S. Paralympics Swimming including implementing the Paralympic Swimming Resident Program at the Colorado Springs Olympic & Paralympic Training Center. Prior to her work with the USOPC, Dussliere spent the previous eight years as a swim coach and administrator for various USA Swimming clubs.