Atlanta, GA – The Atlanta Hustle announced today that Richard Whitcomb has joined the ownership group of their American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL) team.
Whitcomb joins owners Steve Hall, Albert Banks and John Boezi. The addition ensures greater longevity and increased resources for the organization. A long-time resident of Atlanta, Whitcomb brings knowledge and experience of Atlanta's business and ultimate communities.
“We’re very fortunate to have Rich join our group. The Hustle will leverage his unique resume of over twenty years of business experience and a high-level ultimate background to expand our reach into the Atlanta community,” said co-owner Steve Hall.
Whitcomb worked for 21 years in Information Technology, operating as CIO of Gypsum Management and Supply – maintaining networks, databases, and IT for 200 locations. He now works for HV Management, a family business that operates several diverse businesses.
While attending Georgia Tech in 1991 and 1992, Whitcomb played college ultimate and reached College Nationals both years. He played with the Chain Lightning club team throughout most of the 1990s, served as a coach for two seasons, and participated in Worlds in 1995. During his years in Atlanta, he has played 24 seasons in the local summer ultimate league.
“I hope to bring together the entire Atlanta community to support the Atlanta Hustle. Atlanta is fortunate to have a very cohesive community of players, spouses, and parents, including middle school, high school, club teams, masters, summer league and goaltimate. I hope to bring together the community to support the team and league, but also to provide a rich social environment for all involved.” said Richard Whitcomb.