Swimming pools are awesome and you can host a lot of sporting events in them. But with so much water out there — in rivers, lakes and oceans — you can do even more. Fishing. Hydroflighting. Watercross. Canoeing and kayaking. Open-water swimming. Stand-up paddleboard racing (also known as SUPcross).
It can take months, and often years, for destinations to secure a new sporting event. It can take events just as long to find a place they feel comfortable. The research, coordination and countless hours of work it takes is only the beginning of what everyone hopes is a successful...
The Erie Sports Commission is named the Erie News Now Team of the Week for June 25, 2018.
Ron Sertz and Mark Jeanneret sit down with Lisa Adams of Erie News Now to talk about upcoming events, recent awards and big changes in store for the future of the Erie Sports Commission.
Cities everywhere are building new sports complexes or fixing old ones. Will the trend abate anytime soon?
Legendary coach, director leaves a major imprint on his hometown
"It's a celebration of some of the best sporting events in the region, and a chance to say thanks."
This article, by Ron Sertz, appeared in the Erie Times-News as a guest editorial on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 and can be found here.
Ron Sertz recently spoke with Connect Sports about the growth of sports tourism in Erie over the last several years, and what we think makes Erie an ideal destination for sports events. Read the full article here: https://www.connectsports.com/feature/ron-sertz-erie-sports-commission/.
Award Designated to Erie Sports Commission, Stars and Stripes Gymnastics Invitational.