Mark Shapiro Joins Advisory Board
Cleveland Indians President Mark Shapiro has joined PCA's National Advisory Board.
"I have spent my adult life developing professional athletes and
building teams, but the education I received in a short time through my
son's participation in youth sports has been eye opening," Shapiro said.
"Positive Coaching Alliance is filling a crucial need, helping guide
youth coaches to coach for the right reasons. I am excited to join PCA
and help it have a big impact in developing youth athletes as our
leaders of tomorrow."
Shapiro rose to President of the Indians in 2010 after 20 years of service with the club in a variety of positions. He oversees the Baseball and Business Operations Departments and is leading the organization in an effort to shape and clarify its strategic vision and brand.
He is also leading efforts on potential design changes and state-of-the-art upgrades to Progressive Field as well as utilizing the facility for alternate forms of revenue with the creation of the Indians Music Festival, the Frozen Diamond Faceoff between the Ohio State and Michigan hockey teams and Snow Days.
Following both the 2005 and 2007 seasons, Shapiro was named the Sporting News Executive of the Year, at the time the only active GM in Major League Baseball to win the award twice.