Gainesville Sports Commission (GSC)

The Gainesville Sports Commission (GSC) is a not-for-profit organization that uses sports to promote tourism in Gainesville and the county of Alachua. 

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Contact: Kevin Houseknecht (Event Manager), (352) 338-9300, khouseknecht@gainesvillesportscommission.com 

Address: 300 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL, 32601

What they do: The Gainesville Sports Commission hosts and helps to host more than 30 events every year.  These include the Sunshine State Games; State High School Championships in Swimming, Diving, Tennis, Weightlifting, Track and Field, and Football; the AAU Track and Field Championship, and the United States Synchronized Swimming National Championships at the collegiate level.  The Gainesville Sports Commission also helps sports teams in the community host major events. 

What YOU can do to help: Volunteers are needed for a wide range of activities, including moving sports equipment, ticket taking, scoring, and timing.  If you would like to volunteer, fill out the Volunteer Application and email it to Matt Crimmins.