In addition to the 13 alumni and students competing at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, several Princetonians will be traveling to the games as competitors, coaches, or in other official roles:
Robby Andrews, who trained under Princeton men’s cross country coach Jason Vigilante and served as an assistant coach for the Tigers, will race in the 1,500-meter run. Andrews placed second in the U.S. Olympic Trials to earn his first Olympic bid.
Nathaniel Franks ’07, a former assistant coach for Princeton field hockey, is a performance analyst for the USA Field Hockey national teams. Franks also went to the London Olympics as a volunteer coach.
Craig Masback ’77, a former CEO of USA Track and Field and standout middle-distance runner at Princeton, will serve as an analyst on NBC’s track and field coverage.
Dale Neuburger ’71, a longtime official for USA Swimming and a vice president of FINA, the international swimming federation, will be FINA’s technical delegate at this summer’s Olympic swimming competition.