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JD Wood

JD Wood

J.D. Wood is the Tourism Manager for the City of College Station. He is responsible for recruiting, coordinating and managing the tourism based athletic and special events that take place in College Station.

J.D. grew up in Onalaska, Texas and received a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Sport Management from Texas A&M University. Since his graduation, J.D. has had the privilege of working with some of the best in the sport tourism industry including stints with the Dallas Sports Commission, National Senior Games and Texas A&M Athletics.  J.D. has had the opportunity to work on events like the Games of Texas, NBA All-Star game, Cotton Bowl and the NFL Superbowl.

J.D. also participates in several College Station community organizations such as Leadership Brazos (LB), Brazos Valley Lodging Association (BVLA), Young Professionals of Aggieland (YPA), Coach Blair’s Charities and the Texas A&M Sport Management program as an assistant lecturer.

When he is not working or volunteering, J.D. enjoys spending time with his wife, Cherish, and their daughters, Kennedy and Everly.



12 January 2018
Personal Best Featured Athletes
Mike Stacks, 52, Birchwood, Tennessee When Mike Stacks crossed the finish line with the top overall time for the triathlon-by more than two ...
11 January 2018
Personal Best Featured Athletes
Carol Klenfner, 72, New York City, New York Carol Klenfner knows it’s only table tennis, but she likes it. With age, everyone has a story to...
08 January 2018
Athlete of the Month
Liz Sharp, 70, Monroe, Louisiana Liz Sharp has always believed in giving second chances, and has witnessed it many times as a personal assis...
14 December 2017
Athlete of the Month
Bob Lida, 81, Wichita, Kansas One of the names that appears repeatedly in National Senior Games track & field sprint records is Bob Lida...