Charlotte Coliseum, home to the original Charlotte Hornets and one of the last NCAA Final Fours before its move to stadiums. (Courtesy Kimberly Mahoney)
We’ve cut the ribbon on a new feature in VenuesNow this month: “Venues Then,” an opportunity to look back on some of the places and people that make this business special. In the first installment, Linda Deckard writes about the Met Center in Bloomington, Minn., and the many professionals who formed the tight-knit team...
Rob joined VenuesNow in early 2018 after 19 years at Street & Smith's SportsBusiness Journal. Before that he made stops at newspapers in Charlotte, N.C.; Charlottesville, Va.; Lexington, Ky; and the Kansas City area, in addition to selling clothing and working in a baseball card store (for cards rather than money). He loves good stories, good writing and working with good people. Rob lives and dies with his Kansas Jayhawks and treasures his time with his wife and two daughters, who are all pretty awesome.