About the Phoenix Regional Sports Commission:

Our History.

1988 Maricopa County Sports Authority (MCSA) established born through legislation action for the purposes of promoting sports tourism in the region. The original funding comes from Maricopa County and other cities in the Valley. 1990 MCSA bid on World Police & Fire Games. 1993 MCSA managed the feasibility study for Major League Baseball and the […]

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Our Mission.

The mission of the Phoenix Regional Sports Commission is to: Enrich Our Community Through Sports The Sports Commission currently collaborates with hundreds of partners in the greater Phoenix area to help fulfill this mission. Some of these partners include: Local sports teams: Arizona Diamondbacks Arizona State University Athletics Grand Canyon University Athletics Arizona Golf Association […]

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Board of Directors.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Garry HaysAttorney at the Law Offices of Garry D. Hays PC Don KilePresident of Master Planned Communities at The Ellman Companies James Moffett Chief Executive Officer and President of Crescent Crown Distributing Nate Moore Area Sales Leader at Marriott International Chris Williams Senior sales manager at Pointe Hilton Resorts Rob Yowell President of […]

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Intern Program.

The Sports Commission prides itself on offering students and recent grads the opportunity to develop their professional and leadership skills. Many of our interns have gone on to work with the Phoenix Suns, the Dbacks, the University of Phoenix Stadium, FSN Arizona and many more. The Sports Commission is a great place to learn about […]

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In the News:

Sparky Fan Pass.

Have you purchased your Sparky Fan Pass raffle tickets yet?? If not, you might want to soon! Drawing will be held on Aug 23rd. You don’t wanna miss out on this one! Two lucky fans entered in the Sparky Fan Pass Raffle are getting their pre-drawing prizes – a signed basketball from Arizona Sports Hall […]

Arizona Hall of Fame.

The Arizona Sports Hall of Fame (HOF) was founded in 1957 by the Phoenix Press Box Association. The Association held 36 induction ceremonies before ceasing operations in 1991. In the years that followed, the Phoenix Regional Sports Commission assumed custodianship of the Hall of Fame, including developing a plan in the mid-90s to find the […]

Sports Commission Creates Partnership with Grand Canyon State Games.

The Phoenix Regional Sports Commission has announced a merger with the Grand Canyon State Games, including its National Native American Games division, to strengthen the work both organizations do in the local and state-wide community. Under the direction of the Sports Commission, these organizations will operate independently with a shared board of directors led by […]