THE CENTER STAFF
Tom Carle – General Manager / Certified Food Safety Manager
Tom has been in Tucson for over 50 years, and has built a career- and a life – managing sports events, leagues, and facilities. He also – and don’t hold this against him! – is a long-time AIA basketball/volleyball referee and baseball/softball umpire. Chances are if you have been involved in youth sports in Tucson in the last 48 years, you have come across Tom. His job is to keep the Center running like clockwork. When you visit the Center, say hello to Tom, and should you need anything, he will take care of it for you.
Maria Moreno – Finance Manager
Maria is a native of the southwest and almost a native Tucsonan. Upon graduating from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor’s Degree in General Business, Maria worked in the financial services industry for 13 years. Her entrepreneurial spirit, lead her to develop a print and design business, NUVO Print & Design, which offered print solutions to individuals and small businesses. Additionally, Maria has extensive experience as a bookkeeper and tax preparation specialist. Since 2018 her skills and experience are a welcome addition to the administration of the Center.
Brianda Acuna – Facility Coordinator / Certified Food Safety Manager
Brianda has been with the Sporting Chance Center since June of 2017, following in the footsteps of her oldest sibling. Through much dedication and hard work she has worked her way up to be a facility manager. Her inclusiveness and friendly attitude is what allows her to get along with coworkers and the customers. The center wouldn’t be the same without her attention to detail and incredible ideas.
Elizandra Cordova – Facility Coordinator / Certified Food Safety Manager
Ellie has been working at the SCC since October 2021. She is currently attending the University Of Arizona, Studying Biology and pre-med. When Ellie is not busy with school she is here at the center; helping create an unforgettable customer experience through her outgoing personality. She is one of the many contributions to our website, and making sure the information is up to date to the public. It is because of Ellie’s planning and dedication to the center that we are able to present our customers with new cafe items and an exciting way to inform our customers