USAAS Announces Emily Burlison as Events and Membership Director

by USA Artistic Swimming, Kennedy Shriver

Emily Burlison has been hired as the Events and Membership Director for USA Artistic Swimming. In this position Burlison will organize all National Championships hosted by USAAS and manage the organization’s membership program. 

In Frisco, Texas Burlison served as the Operations and Event Coordinator at US Youth Soccer since February of 2022. In this role Burlison helped plan and execute all USYS competitions and events where she assisted with logistics such as event planning documents and timelines for all selected regional and national events. 

Burlison is no stranger to the Olympic Movement, as she also served as the International Events Assistant at USA Volleyball in 2019. In this position, she worked as a liaison between USA Volleyball and all visiting national teams for FIVB Volleyball Nations League and Olympic Qualifiers.  

Alongside her admirable experience, Burlison graduated from the University of Oklahoma in December of 2022 with a master's in business administration and completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Alabama in sport and hospitality management. 

The new hire’s start date is listed as February 26th and will make her artistic swimming debut at Collegiate Championships March 21st alongside former Events and Membership Director Baylee Robinson

“I am so excited to be joining the USAAS team! Artistic swimming is such a beautiful and unique sport, and I look forward to getting to learn more about the sport and see everyone at our events. I am incredibly grateful for this opportunity and can’t wait to get started.” Burlison shares.