Episode 133. Marty Storch – Deputy Director of Louisville Metro Parks
Marty Storch’s competitive nature and commitment to continual improvement shape his contributions to the Louisville Metro Parks Department.
As department director of Louisville Metro Parks, Marty oversees 120 parks in the greater Louisville area. These parks include 14 miles of parkways, 12 community centers, two amphitheaters, nine golf courses, 135 athletic fields, and 179 playgrounds. He also oversees a vast staff and a $24 million annual budget.
Marty serves in numerous activities throughout the community and on several leadership boards. In 2013, he received the Jude Clark Memorial Trophy for serving on the Host and Championship Committee for the Cyclo-cross World Championships.
Marty serves on the Kentucky Derby Festival Board, the Louisville Sports Commission Board of Directors, and the Kentucky Junior Golf Foundation Board. He also volunteers for Bellarmine University’s scores table for men’s and women’s basketball.
Marty graduated from the University of Louisville as a student-athlete. He started all four years on the University of Louisville Cardinals golf team and served as team captain for two years. Marty won numerous awards for his contributions to golf and also for cycling.