- Sports Director
As the Sports Director for Visit Owensboro, Jared Bratcher collaborates with multiple municipal and privately-owned facilities to make Owensboro a sought-after destination for a wide variety of indoor and outdoor sports.
A lifelong sports enthusiast, Bratcher’s career turned toward sports in 1991 when he began managing a successful ballpark in Beaver Dam, Kentucky. He is also a founder and former president of Team IP sports and founder and owner of D&B Sporting Events.
In 2002 Bratcher was named sports and recreation supervisor for the city of Owensboro where he was charged with managing a baseball/softball complex and recruiting new tournaments to fill the schedule. Bratcher was so successful that in 2008, he moved to Visit Owensboro as Sports Director to fill a broader role.