Sports in Lawrence, KS

Lawrence Sports Corporation

Lawrence Sports Corporation

More than 100 years ago, Dr. James Naismith brought basketball to the University of Kansas and Lawrence. Throughout this century, Lawrence has experienced athletic excellence at all levels and in all arenas including a storied college basketball tradition that includes four national championships and numerous All-Americans.

Conveniently located between Topeka and Kansas City along I-70, Lawrence is a quick 45-minute trip to and from Kansas City International Airport. Lawrence is also known for its cultural ambiance, upscale and lively downtown district, museums and nightlife.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Lawrence Sports Corporation is to market and promote Lawrence as the preferred destination for athletic events that benefit the community both economically and socially. The LSC supports these events with assistance in the areas of funding, management, marketing and organization to help make them as successful as possible.

Loan Program (PDF 107K)

Executive Director

Bob Sanner is Executive Director for the Lawrence Sports Corporation.

Board of Directors

Jana Dawson
785-865-1533
janad [at] cornerbanks [dot] com
 
Reed Dillon
785-979-5165
reeddillon [at] yahoo [dot] com
 
Milan Donley
785-864-7971
mdonley [at] ku [dot] edu
 
Stephen Horton
785-760-2294
shorton [at] hulsinghotels [dot] com
 
David Johanning
785-393-3319
david [at] thesandbar [dot] com
 
Bernie Kish
785-864-0703
bkish [at] ku [dot] edu
 
Adam Mills 
785-760-2753
Adams [dot] r [dot] mills [at] gmail [dot] com
 
Ryan Robinson
785-331-7869
ryan [at] gosilverback [dot] com
 
Steve Schwada
785-842-4485
steve [at] venturepropertiesinc [dot] com