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Ryan Zornes

Senior Sales & Sports Director


P: (850) 606-2317




The Tallahassee Sports Council, originally created in 1989, is a focus group that concentrates on the economic benefits of visitor-generating events to support sports tourism for the betterment of the community.

The Council provides a fact-finding source of community input and technical resources for sports tourism-related matters considered by the Tourist Development Council. Additionally, the Tallahassee Sports Council is charged with the responsibility of providing essential information to the Tourist Development Council regarding potential events, dates/date conflicts, and venue availability of proposed sporting events in Leon County.

Tallahassee Sports Council members include:

Mrs. Judy Alexander
Gulf Winds Track Club

Mr. Ricky Bell
Leon County Schools

Mr. Jeb Blackburn
Florida Community College Activities Association

Mr. Ron Brafford
Summit Group

Mr. James Card
Larry J. Overton and Associates

Mr. Robert Carrol
Florida A&M University Campus Recreation

Mr. Rob Chaney
Tallahassee Community College

Mr. Mike Collins
Florida State University Campus Recreation

Mrs. Ashley Edwards
Tallahassee Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Affairs

Mr. Roger Englert
Donald L. Tucker Civic Center

Mr. Bill Hagen
Raymond James Investment

Mr. Scott Hansen
Leon County Schools

Mrs. Amanda Heidecker
Leon County Parks & Recreation

Mr. Jason Hendrix
James Moore & Co.

Mr. John Gladden
Leon County Sheriff’s Office

Chairman Nick Maddox
Leon County Board of County Commissioners

Mr. Jim Watson
Tallahassee Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy

Dr. Jason Pappas
Florida State University

Mr. Rocky Hanna
Leon County Schools

Mr. Austin Moser
Florida Dental Association

Mr. Keith McCluney
Florida A&M University Athletics

Mr. Stuart Pearce
Florida State University Athletics