Episode 133. Marty Storch – Deputy Director of Louisville Metro Parks
Marty Storch’s competitive nature and commitment to continual improvement shape his contributions at the Louisville Metro Parks department.
As department director of Louisville Metro Parks, Storch 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 huge staff and a $24 million annual budget.
Storch serves in numerous activities throughout the community and on several boards of leadership. In 2013, Storch received the Jude Clark Memorial Trophy for serving on the Host and Championship Committee for the Cyclo-cross World Championships.
Storch serves on the Kentucky Derby Festival Board, the Louisville Sports Commission Board of Directors and the Kentucky Junior Golf Foundation Board, among others. He also volunteers for Bellarmine University’s scores table for men’s and women’s basketball.
Storch 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. Storch won numerous awards for his contributions to the game of golf and also for cycling.