Richard Smith

Community Relations Manager, Indiana Pacers

1994 HS Graduate of Decatur Central High School, Indianapolis, IN

1996 Associates Degree of Science from Lincoln Trail College, Robinson, IL

  • Intercollegiate Athletics – Baseball – Lincoln Trail College 1994-1996
  • Intercollegiate Athletics – Baseball – Southwest Missouri State University – 1996-1998

2000 Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation from Southern Illinois University

2000-Current – Employment by Indiana Pacers

  • December 2000 – Hired on as Community Relations Coordinator for the Indiana Pacers
  • 2011 – Promotion to Community Relations Manager for Indiana Pacers

Duties of position include the overseeing of the Pacers Cares Health and Wellness Initiative in conjunction with the NBA Fit platform. 

  • Fitness Platforms:           

o   Boomer’s Boot Camp

o   Fit Like a Pro Skills Challenge

  • Health Platforms

o   Website Content

§  Nutrition Tips

§  Exercise Tips

§  Healthy Recipes

§  Tips from the Trainer (in conjunction with the Pacers Trainer)

Lifestyle info:

                Very active lifestyle including running, basketball playing, youth baseball/softball training and coaching

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