(Updated February 2005)
Dan Kirby of South Williamsport, Pa., has been a Little League volunteer for 30 years.
After graduation from King’s College (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.) in 1974 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, Dan spent time in the retail and insurance fields. He came to work at Little League International in 1976 as Insurance Coordinator. In 1996, he was named Director of Risk Management.
Dan is responsible for administering all of Little League International’s insurance programs and products, including ASAP, Little League’s “A Safety Awareness Program.” (Click here for more information on ASAP.). He also is a member of the Little League International Charter and Tournament Committees.
Dan has co-authored two studies on baseball-related injuries. During his years as a Little League volunteer, Dan has served as a local league umpire-in-chief and umpired in the annual World Series regional tournament. He also has coached in several Little League divisions, from Tee Ball to Senior League. Dan has experience as a high school baseball coach and umpire, and has worked as a scholastic football official.
Dan is a native of Williamsport, Pa., where he played Little League. He has volunteered with several local agencies, including North Central Sight Services, an organization that assists the blind and visually impaired, recently serving as board chairman. He and his wife, Jan, have two sons, Kevin (30) and Kristopher (28).