Gainesville Sports Commission Announces New Addition to the team

GAINESVILLE, Fla,-- Gainesville Sports Commission is proud to announce and welcome Kevin Houseknecht as its new Events Manager. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, Kevin will plan and oversee every aspect of all assigned events, report on event outcomes and serve as the liaison to organizations hosting events within the Gainesville Sports Commission.

Kevin comes to Gainesville from the IRONMAN Triathlon where he worked over the last two years as their Partnership Activation Coordinator/Account Manager.  During his time at IRONMAN, Kevin worked with many well-known international companies and helped manage multiple aspects for both national and international IRONMAN events.  Prior to working at IRONMAN, Kevin also worked at Saint Leo University and Saddlebrook Preparatory School, among multiple other professional and recreational sporting organizations.

Kevin holds an MBA in Sports Business from Saint Leo University and a Bachelor of Science in Sports Management from Waynesburg University.  We are pleased to have Mr. Houseknecht on board at Gainesville Sports Commission and are looking forward to all he will contribute to our community as a whole.  To contact Kevin Houseknecht, email khouseknecht@gainesvillesportscommission.com or call 352-338-9300.