Little League® International has announced Jordan Falkner as its new League Development Coordinator at the Little League International Headquarters in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, effective as of June 6, 2022.
“We are thrilled to welcome Jordan to our team here in Williamsport and look forward to the great contributions he will bring to our team here and to our volunteers all around the world,” said Sam Ranck, Little League Director of League Development and the Challenger Division. “Jordan’s background in athletics, as well as his previous experience in community relations and development, provides him with a unique skill set that will be important as we continue to find new ways to enhance the Little League experience and bring our program to communities all around the world.”
Mr. Falkner joins the Little League team after most recently working as an Auction Coordinator for the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation and a Program Coordinator for Pittsburgh I.C.E. (Inclusion Creates Equality) where he assisted with youth hockey initiatives designed to increase participation at all levels and develop player skills. Mr. Falkner also spent time previously as a 50/50 Raffle Ticket Seller and a Community Relations Intern for the Penguins Foundation and spent a year as the Director of Hockey Operations for Chatham University. In addition to his operations roles, he also spent time as an Analytics Assistant for Robert Morris University Men’s Hockey and was a Mentorship Hockey Scout for International Scouting Services for more than a year.
“I am very excited to work for the largest youth sports organization in the world,” said Mr. Falkner. “Working for Little League International, and being a part of the Little League World Series, is going to be a tremendous learning experience. The opportunities to grow and develop new skills are limitless and I could not be more grateful for being a part of this team.”
A 2020 graduate of Robert Morris University, Mr. Falkner was the recipient of the 2020 Dr. David Synowka Outstanding Sport Management Student Scholarship and served as the Vice President of the Robert Morris University Sports Analytics Club. Along with his professional experience, Mr. Falkner has also spent time volunteering for multiple sporting events, as well as serving as a youth baseball coach for the Natrona Heights Baseball Softball Association.
Reporting to Mr. Ranck, Mr. Falkner will assist in administering a program designed to increase awareness and growth of the Little League organization as well as manage all partnerships and programs associated with the League Development Department.