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T.C. Lane
T.C. Lane
T.C. Lane

TC Lane is the COO and director of registry for the USTA. In addition to overseeing the registry, Lane’s duties include the oversight of all membership-related activities, both individual and track, as well as the communications and IT departments. A former harness trainer/driver, Lane joined the USTA as its director of officials in 2002 following a stint with the Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association, for which he served as the association’s representative to Ohio’s county fairs. Prior to becoming the USTA’s COO, he served as the director of officials and the USTA county fair liaison. Before joining the OHHA, Lane graduated from The Ohio State University, where he majored in agricultural economics and minored in equine science. To this day, he himself works as a racing official when called upon at the various pari-mutuel and fair tracks around the country. Additional day-to-day responsibilities at the USTA include the supervision of the Race Track Support team (RTS), which provides 24/7 service to all fair and pari-mutuel tracks in the country; the coordination of the 12-person ID technician team; the Outreach Division; and the Information and Research Department, which supplies data as well as pedigree pages to all of the major Standardbred sales throughout the country. Lane represents the USTA at the Association of Racing Commissioners International; is a lifetime member of the International Trotting Committee, currently serving as chairperson of the Registration/Breeding Committee; is the current president of the National Pedigreed Livestock Council; and serves on the board of directors for the Racing Officials Accreditation Program. He is currently involved in initiatives such as USTA Strategic Wagering, and was involved in leading and expanding the racing industry’s first online race entry, online foal registration and eSales platforms. He and his wife, Shannan, reside in Chillicothe, Ohio. They have three children, Lauren, Drew and Luke.

6130 S. Sunbury Rd.
Westerville, OH 43081-3909
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