Marc van den Berg Technical and Equipment Lead USA Bobsled & Skeleton
AIAA AVIATION Forum 2021
Marc van den Berg is currently the Technical and Equipment Lead with USA Bobsled & Skeleton. Marc is responsible for developing and managing a competitive and sustainable technology and equipment strategy to ensure optimal performance by USABS athletes. This strategy includes designing, building and maintaining USA bobsleds that are used at World Cup, World Championship and Olympic Games events. He is responsible for engineering and developing equipment and sleds from start to finish. Marc’s fabrication skills in welding, machining, and high-performance composites were learned while working at the highest level of motorsports in Europe, and he refined his abilities during 12 years of building, testing, and tuning bobsleds. He entered his work in bobsled with the Dutch organization, where he built a sled for the team to use at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Marc comes to the U.S. program from Team Canada, where he’s worked since 2017.