Tom Kinder, STS, CTA

Director of Sports Development

Tom’s role with the LSC is developing and maintaining relationships with sports rights holders, National Governing Bodies, local facility representatives and our lodging community to solicit and secure sporting events in the Greater Lansing area. Tom’s understanding of our area’s vast resources from venues to hotels including where to eat and what to see creates added value to visiting sporting groups.

Tom is a proud lifetime resident of the Greater Lansing area. Before joining the Lansing Sports Commission team, he serviced our area’s local travel needs with his Father and Family at Kinder Travel & Tours. Locally, Kinder has been an active member in our community as a member of the Lansing Jaycees, Sunrise Rotary of Lansing and the Haslett Athletic Boosters.

Kinder’s passion for sports continues as a registered official in Women’s Lacrosse, Volleyball, and Field Hockey. When time allows, he can be spotted on our community’s miles of paved trails hiking and biking trails.


Phone: 517-377-1428