Kevin Houseknecht – Board Member

Kevin joined the National Senior Games Association as their Director of Marketing and Sponsorships in 2019. In this role, Kevin works with national brands on their marketing plans and sponsorship integrations within the NSGA. In addition, Kevin works with each host city and Local Organizing Committee on their corporate partnership structure for The Games.

Before landing at the NSGA, Kevin was the Events Manager at the Gainesville Sports Commission in Gainesville. Kevin oversaw multiple aspects of all hosted sporting events, which included developing a budget, event management, sponsor fulfillment, and creating reports for the Board of Directors and Alachua County Government Officials.

Kevin has worked at multiple local and nationally recognize organizations such as IRONMAN, Saint Leo University, United Soccer Leagues, and Saddlebrook Preparatory School. Kevin also holds an MBA in Sports Business from Saint Leo University and a Bachelor of Science in Sports Management from Waynesburg University. With over 10 years in the sports industry, Kevin is going to bring valuable experience and knowledge to National Collegiate Rugby.

“I am extremely excited to be joining the Board of Directors at NCR and to help with the continued growth of the sport. I welcome the opportunity to bring my talents and skills to NCR and the sport of rugby. I’ve watched NCR grow from NSCRO to where they are today and am eager to help continue building upon the values that this organization has instilled throughout the sport.