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

T.C. Lane is the Chief Operating Officer and Director of Registry for the USTA. In addition to overseeing the Registry, his duties include the oversight of all membership related activities, both individual and track as well as the Communications and IT Departments. Lane, a former harness trainer/driver, 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 COO, Lane was also serving 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 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 11-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; serves as chairman of the International Trotting Committee Registration/Breeding; serves on the board of directors of the National Pedigreed Livestock Council and the Racing Officials Accreditation Program. Lane 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 and online foal registration programs. T.C. and his wife Shannan reside in Chillicothe, Ohio. They have three children, Lauren, Drew and Luke.

6130 S. Sunbury Rd.
Westerville, OH 43081-3909
Phone: 877-800-8782 ext.3203 - Fax: 844-229-1338 [Email]