Community Directors

Tyler Kirkpatrick

Grand Rapids, MI. Community Director

Tyler Kirkpatrick grew up in Frankenmuth, Michigan, a graduate of Frankenmuth High School. He attended Central Michigan University a and received a degree in Marketing/Logistics Management graduating in December 2012.  Tyler now works as an Assistant Regional Manager at U-Store LLC. in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Tyler believes in S.P.O.R.T.S. and what the organization offers to young men and women. He believes that sports create lifelong friendships and develops character that children will be able to carry with them throughout their lives.

Paige Johnston

Toledo, OH. Community Director 


Paige (Stiriz) Johnston is a 2014 graduate of the University of Toledo. She graduated with honors from the College of Business & Innovation. Her degree includes a double major in professional sales & marketing as well as a management minor. She was also highly involved in several organizations during college; Kappa Delta Sorority, Blue Key National Honor Society, overall co- director for the Relay For Life. These are just to name a few.

Currently, Paige works for Rolled Alloys in Temperance, MI. She was an inside sales rep for two years, and currently is a member of the company’s Continuous Improvement Team. She also continues to stay involved in her “adult” life and has taken on some additional roles outside of work. Paige is a member of the Junior League of Toledo, serves on the Blue Key alumni board of UT, and is also a Chapter Advisory Member for her sorority, Kappa Delta.

Paige is married to the love of her life, Ryan Johnston. They reside in the Toledo, OH area with their pride and joy (their basset hound named Phineas). In her free time she loves running, kickboxing, reading, and shopping.

Austin Fisher

S.P.O.R.T.S. Marketing Director

Austin Fisher

Austin Fisher grew up in Ontario, Ohio and is an alumni of Ontario High School. He is a current undergraduate of the College of Business & Innovation at The University of Toledo. While dual majoring in Professional Sales and Marketing, Austin is currently involved with the Sigma Phi Epsilon social fraternity and the Inter-fraternity Council.

Growing up, Austin’s life was surrounded by sports. He believes that sports can give incredible opportunities and connections for someone of any age.