Welcome to the Columbus Sports Scene blog, the all-new blog for the Greater Columbus Sports Commission (GCSC) hosted by Linda Logan, Executive Director of the GCSC and one of the most-respected sports authorities in Columbus today. This blog will be for those who want to be in-the-know for everything sports in Columbus. Expect various quick-hitting stories about the sports community and about sporting events coming to Greater Columbus and their impact from a sports business sense.
Linda has been executive director of the GCSC since its inception in June 2002. Prior to the GCSC, she was the director of sports marketing for the Greater Columbus Convention & Visitors Bureau for five years. Before joining the GCCVB, Linda was the director of sales and services at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. An Ohio native, Linda spent the previous ten years in Kansas City, Missouri working for the Kansas City Convention Center, the Big Eight Conference, the Kemper Arena and the Kansas City Comets of the Major Indoor Soccer League. She also worked for the Milwaukee Does of the Women’s Basketball League and the Cleveland Nets of the World Team Tennis. Linda is a graduate of Ohio University and board member of their Sports Administration Program. She is a past chair of the board of the National Association of Sports Commissions.