• Contributor
  • Softball
  • Parks & Rec
  • 2023
  • A 40-year employee of the City of Bloomington, including 20 years as the Director of Bloomington Parks and Recreation and 5-plus as Deputy Mayor
  • integral in bringing state, regional, and national softball tournaments to the county
  • served in leadership roles with Amateur Softball Association, including state commissioner from 2011-2019 and national board of directors 2006-13
  • as Director of Parks and Rec he won 2007 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence and was the 2011 Professional of the Year as voted by the Indiana Parks and Recreation Assn
  • oversaw the expansion of the Cascades Golf Course, the acquisition of Twin Lakes Sports Plex and the construction of the B-Line Trail, Clear Creek Trail, Jackson Creek Trail, Miller-Showers Park, Cascade Skatepark, Olcott Community Park and Leonard Springs Nature Park projects
  • has served on IU men’s basketball and football game-day stat crews since 1982 and on Maui Invitational basketball stat crew since 1995
  • currently the press box announcer for IU football
  • high school official in baseball, football, basketball, 1975-95
  • inducted into softball halls of fame at all 3 levels – local, state and national
  • retired as Deputy Mayor in 2019 with honors: Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Bloomington Chamber of Commerce and Indiana Parks and Recreation.