Cindy Bevilacqua is a three-time archery All-America and a member of the first James Madison University (JMU) team in any sport to win a national team championship and was named female athlete of the year at JMU in 1984 She was named to the U.S. National Team in 1983 & 84.
Cindy was named the Athlete of the Year in Pennsylvania in 1995. Her accomplishments as a competitor are equaled by her contributions as a coach in the sport of archery. Two of her highest awards came in 2012 she was a member of the USA Olympic team staff and in 1996, when the U.S. Olympic Committee named her archery Development Coach of the Year. She obtained the Level IV National Coach Certification in 1996, when she was head coach and designed the advanced training camp program at Lake Placid, N.Y.
She was head coach of the U.S. Junior Team and assistant coach of the Junior World Championship team in 1996. She was assistant coach for the U.S. Junior Team in 1998, head coach to the U.S. Junior Team Training Camp in 1999 and head coach of the U.S. Junior Team for the 2000 World Championships in France. In 2000 she earned the level of National Coach and inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame @ JMU that year too. Cindy has been inducted into Penncrest H.S. Sports hall of fame, Delaware County Women Athletes Hall of Fame, Media Hall of Fame and The George Helwig JOAD Award.
Other accomplishments Cindy has been honored with are; Joad East Regional Coordinator, Coach of the Women’s Gold Track Program 2000-2004, 2004 Alternate Women’s Olympic Coach, 2003 Pan American Women’s Head Coach, elected to the Board of Directors (JOAD/Grassroots) 2009 where she served for 6 yrs. Cindy was a member of the International Team Staff as Team Leader/Coach for World Cups, World Championships, Pan American Games and in 2012 Olympic Team Leader. President of the FITA Archers of Pa. State Association.
She has been Head coach of the Middletown (Pa.) Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) Team since 1984
She is a native of Media, Pa.