OPEN POSITIONS: Leaders to lead National Sports Organizations

2023 Mar 31
USA Deaf Sports Federation is looking for a team leader to lead these National Deaf Sports Organization.

USADSF Announces 2022 Hall of Fame Class

2023 Mar 28
USA Deaf Sports Federation (USADSF) is proud to welcome five new members to the USADSF Hall of Fame. The five inductees include Deaflympic gold medalists, Deaf world record-holders, a leading figure in the Deaf sports movement, and an Olympic gold medalist.

USADSF Statement on the US Deaflympics Centennial Celebrations Reunion

2023 Mar 17
USADSF Statement on the "US Deaflympics Centennial Celebrations Reunion"
Liz Matthews, Winter NSO Chair

Larry Smith and Elizabeth Matthews Elected NSO Council Chairs

2023 Mar 05
NSO Council elects Lawrence “Larry” Smith of USA Deaf Track and Field as the Summer NSO Chair and Elizabeth “Liz” Matthews of USA Deaf Curling as the Winter NSO Chair.
Graphic showing Carli Cronk holding up 12 medals

ICSD Honors Carli Cronk with the 2022 Sportswoman of the Year Award

2023 Feb 24
LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND—The International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD) yesterday announced that 17-year old American swimmer Carli Cronk has been named the 2022 ICSD Sportswoman of the Year Award. The Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year awards comprise the ICSD’s highest recognition for “exemplary sport achievements” by a deaf female athlete and a deaf male athlete.

Ralph Fernandez Joins ICSD Secretariat

2023 Feb 10
The International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD) announced on Saturday February 4 that Ralph Fernandez has been selected to join the ICSD Secretariat as an International Sports Director to assist with the organization of ICSD-sanctioned events. With this move, Fernandez departs his Member at Large post on the USADSF Board of Directors.

USADSF Leadership Update

2023 Feb 09
USADSF wishes to thank Jameson Crane for all his contributions to USA Deaf Sports and to our sporting community over the last 5 years as he steps down from his Executive Director post.

Orienteering Training in DC/MD/VA area

2022 Nov 17
Want to spend a Fall day outdoors? Here is your opportunity to experience Orienteering - Sunday November 20 at Cabin John Regional Park in Bethesda MD. Our Orienteering Team Leader, Tom Wells will be there!

Deaf Winterfest 2023

2022 Oct 26
The United States Deaf Skiers & Snowboarders Association is pleased to announce Deaf WinterFest 2023, featuring a 7‐day ski and snowboard week with activities, evening programs and more! The event will take place from February 27th to March 5th, 2023 at Heavenly Valley, South Lake Tahoe, CA. *50 % of all proceeds goes to the events and USA Deaflympics Ski & Snowboard Team 2023.
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2022 Hall of Fame nomination - OPEN

2022 Sep 15
The USADFS is currently accepting HOF nominations until September 22, 2022. To learn more about the selection criteria and to download the nomination form, please visit

Introduction to Orienteering

2022 Sep 07
Come and Try Orienteering for FREE! Direct instruction in ASL provided. Registration is OPEN now for this Saturday in Rockville, Maryland. Click on title for more information and to register.

Hall of Fame - Nominations now OPEN

2022 Aug 25
The Hall of Fame award is to honor those who have displayed exceptional performance or service to the deaf in the world of sports as athletes and leaders. Deadline to submit nominations is September 22.