COLORADO SPRINGS, CO: USA Swimming has appointed Scott Leightman to serve as director of PR and communications.
He is succeeding Karen Linhart, PR and social media director at USA Swimming, who is leaving on June 2 after seven years at the organization, she said.
Leightman’s responsibilities include handling USA Swimming’s PR efforts and managing its communications team.
Most recently, Leightman served as PR director at Buffalo Communications for three years, according to his LinkedIn profile.
Before that, he worked at Redflex Traffic Systems, serving as director of communications and public information for a year. He also previously spent two years as director of PR for TaylorMade-Adidas Golf, and three years as VP of PR for the NBA’s Charlotte Bobcats.