Steamboat briefs: Winter Sports Club names interim executive director |

Steamboat briefs: Winter Sports Club names interim executive director

Sarah Floyd has been named the interim executive director of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, according to a news release.

Floyd is taking over for Rick DeVos, who announced in early June that he was leaving his position. She has been athletic director of the Winter Sports Club for the past 14 years.

"With her years of experience as athletic director, Sarah Floyd is a natural choice to fill this role during the interim period," Winter Sports Club board of directors President Bob Kuusinen said in the release.

The board also has named a selection committee that has begun the search process for an executive director and plans to fill the position by the 2013-14 season. The position will be posted in early July at

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