Meet the team

our leadership team

Elizabethtown Sports Park gives athletes and spectators a place to feel like a champion. We indulge in the finer fields of life by having a pristine facility that harnesses the beginning to sportsmanship. We believe in creating experiences for people who yearn to be in the big leagues. Whether a sports event or fun event, our park will give you and your customers the feeling of grandeur and professionalism.

Andrew Kurtz

general manager

Andrew is an experienced team leader with a history of achievement in the sports industry, including as the Director of Business Development and Events at The Bridge Sports Complex in Bridgeport, WV. Andrew takes his expertise in venue operations to his role as General Manager for Elizabethtown Sports Park. He guides a staff of passionate professionals to provide the best guest experience possible.

Will Young

Director of operations

Will is originally from Oneonta, Alabama. He graduated in 2018 from Mississippi State University with a degree in Agronomy with a concentration in Golf and Sports Turfgrass Management. Before accepting a position with the Elizabethtown Sports Park in 2018, Will gained professional experience with Minor and Major League Baseball Organizations and through completion of herbicide research. On an average day, you can find Will at the Sports Park maintaining the fields, organizing improvements, and assisting with events and operations. His love of sports, the outdoors, and the sciences behind turfgrass management are what led him to his degree and career choice. He is honored to call the Elizabethtown Sports Park his home.

Brandt Pawley

Business Development Manager

Brandt is from Elizabethtown, Kentucky. He joined the Elizabethtown Sports Park in 2022 as the Event Operations Manager. In this role, Brandt is looking forward to creating fun events for the community and working closely with the facilities team to keep our facility the best it can be as we celebrate our 10 year anniversary.

Kari hinds

finance manager

Kari joins the team with over 30 years of accounting experience. Hinds is a Hardin County native and is looking forward to seeing the impact the sports park has on the local community. From youth tournaments, adult leagues, various community events, and a 3.2-mile walking trail, Hinds believes that there is something at the sports park for everyone to enjoy.

Jack Bibb

marketing Coordinator

An Elizabethtown native, Jack brings his digital marketing background to the Elizabethtown Sports Park in his role as Marketing Coordinator. Jack designs both outgoing and internal media for the park as well as managing the Park’s digital presence. His goal is to present the sports aspect, as well as the nature park aspect of the Park in a fun, welcoming manner.

Chase Watson

Turf manager

Chase Watson joins our team in the role of Turf Manager with over 5 years of turf management experience. Chase is an avid sports fan and is excited to bring his experience and combine it with his love for sports. Chase is most excited to help lead the facilities team and keep the park looking the best it can to create a positive experience for all of our guests.

Nathan Rundle

Event coordinator

Nathan Rundle, Event coordinator at the Elizabethtown Sports Park with Sports Facilities Management, is originally from Las Cruces, New Mexico. During his career, he has been in many industries focused on Sports, Sales, and Marketing. His drive comes from the opportunities the Lord has used to bless him. Driving opportunities that have through sports and family taught strict perseverance and heart. A memory that drives him most is when he accomplished his first half marathon in Tokyo, Japan. He told himself a motto that would shape his future, “don’t look back until you have accomplished what’s in front.” Nathan and his wife have called Elizabethtown home for three years, while their daughter has just called it home for one.

Support Staff

Elizabethtown Sports Park would be impossible to run without the help of our outstanding staff members. From the people who greet you as you enter to the park staff who keep the fields and pavilions in excellent condition, our management and support staff work together as a dream team. Elizabethtown Sports Park staff is comprised of a family of dedicated, passionate people who work together to make this the most outstanding sports park in the Midwest.

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