Bethesda, MD, February 23, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Adam Van Grack, one of Longman & Van Grack's Sports and Recreation Law attorneys, has been named Chair of the Potomac Whitewater Racing Center (PWRC), the largest U.S. Olympic Center of Excellence for canoe and kayak racing.
Funded with private donations as nonprofit entities, U.S. Olympic Centers of Excellence are selected by the U.S. Olympic Committee as national training and education centers providing world-class facilities. The centers also serve as an invaluable resource for athletes, coaches, officials, clubs, parents, volunteers and other stakeholders nationwide.
Adam Van Grack has served on the Board of PWRC for almost a decade. PWRC focuses on the daily racing, coaching and functional needs of athletes in national and international competition. Van Grack said, "I'm proud to be able to assist this fantastic organization while helping world-class athletes, and those seeking to become world-class athletes, work hard to achieve their goals."
PWRC currently houses the reigning Whitewater Canoe World Champion Fabien Lefevre, two-time Olympian Casey Eichfeld, Olympian Rick Powell, and four different U.S. Olympic coaches. Longman & Van Grack is proud to have an association with this outstanding nonprofit Olympic sports organization.
Olympic Gold Medalist Joe Jacobi, the former CEO of USA Canoe/Kayak, stated that, "Adam's commitment to and passion for the health and growth of paddlesports is the gold standard for leadership, creating awareness of America's rivers and serving athletes and coaches on the road to Olympic excellence."
Longman & Van Grack's Commitment to Volunteer Work
The attorneys at Longman & Van Grack regularly volunteer their time and legal services to nonprofits and service organizations. Adam Van Grack has also served on the Executive Boards of Waterkeepers Chesapeake, Canoe Cruisers Association and Texas Sports Safety. Robb Longman has volunteered with the Maryland State Bar Association's Pro Se Litigant Program to U.S. Tax Court and the nonprofit Tax Law Clinic of the Baltimore School of Law. Ted Kiviat has volunteered for Congregation Or Chadash in Damascus, Maryland. Steven Van Grack has served on the Executive Board for Hospice Caring and served as pro bono counsel to Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind.
About Longman & Van Grack
Longman & Van Grack is a full-service law firm with experienced attorneys who put their clients' needs first. Serving clients throughout Maryland and Washington, D.C., Longman & Van Grack practices business and corporate law, civil litigation, wills and estates, tax planning and litigation, and sports and recreation law. Longman & Van Grack has offices in Bethesda and Rockville, Maryland, and can be reached at (301) 291-5027 or online at http://LVGlawfirm.com