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Leadership, Empowerment & Athletic Development

The LEAD Sports Summit is a yearly summit that connects young female swimmers with Olympic Champions and Specialists throughout a 4 day all-inclusive event.

The 2018 Summit was held in Atlanta, GA, August 31 - September 3. 

Check out photos from the event here.

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Meet The 2018 LEAD Team


Missy Franklin

5x Olympic gold medalist

2012, 2016

World record holder

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Katie Meili

Olympic gold medalist, 2016

Law Student at Georgetown University

World Championships silver medalist

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Dr. Megan Cannon

Sports Psychologist

Member of the American Psychological Association

ESPN Featured Sports Psychology Expert

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Elizabeth Beisel

3x Olympian

2008, 2012, 2016

2016 Olympic Team Captain


Christen Shefchunas

Confidence Coach

Former Division 1 NCAA Coach

Author, Naked Confidence


Lia Neal

2x Olympian

2012, 2016

2017 NCAA Championship Team Captain, Stanford

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Kara Lynn Joyce

3x Olympian

2004, 2008, 2012

LEAD Summit Founder


Jennifer Brunelli

Registered Dietitian

7x All American swimmer

Sports Dietitian for NFL Carolina Panthers

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Toni Armstrong, M.S.

Leadership Expert

Master of Experiential Education

Former age group and college swim coach

Countdown to the 2018 LEAD Sports Summit