Meet the Team
T. J. Baumbaugh
Commissioner, President of the Board of Directors
T. J. Baumbaugh is a former professional player whose career evolved from player, to player representative, to the LPRT Executive Team. She continues to play indoor and now outdoor racquetball, while working to help grow the sport. T. J. earned a BS in Kinesiology from Penn State University and is a Master Fitness Trainer in McLean, Va.
Dr. Tim Baghurst
Head Commentator and Deputy Commissioner
Dr. Tim Baghurst is a Professor and Director of FSU COACH at Florida State University. A sports science researcher and author, he also mentors athletes and coaches through his company Sports Performance Consulting.
Jerry J. Josey Jr.
Media and IT Director
Jerry “J.” Josey Jr is an I.T. consultant and forever an entrepreneur. As the president of the South Carolina Racquetball Association he has run over 30 events including the Sweet Carolina Open LPRT Grand Slam. Racquetball and Pickleball are a family affair for J and his passion for growing those sports has evolved from a hobby to a complete lifestyle. He is a proud alumni of the great University of South Carolina.
Jeffrey "JT" Thompson
Production Technical Director
An obsessive collector of all things racquetball, JT shares his opinions on issues facing racquetball organizations/tournaments via jt-rb.com, documents tournament broadcasts and racquetball facilities at DailyRacquetball.com, and provides independent broadcasting services to court sports events via BroadcastRacquetball.com and CourtSports.tv.
Maria Paz Riquelme
Contributor – Social Media
Maria Paz Riquelme is a professional player and fitness coach from Cali, Colombia.
Board of Directors
JD Shelton is an avid racquetball player and retired Air Force veteran. He earned a BS in Management as well as BA and MA degrees in History. He spent time on the USAR Board of Directors and is currently on the USAR Rules Committee. He also serves as a board member on the Commonwealth of Virginia Racquetball Association. JD and his wife Megan, also a racquetball player, live in Virginia with their five children and two dogs, where he collects guitars, shoes, and LEGOs.
Margo D. Scott
Board Member – Treasurer
Margo Scott is a racquetball fanatic! She eats, breathes, and watches all things racquetball. Born and raised in Michigan, she attended Michigan State University. She is a wife, a mother of 4 adult children, and a grandmother of 8 grandchildren. Margo is a Real Estate Broker, and serves as Vice President of the Commonwealth of Virginia Racquetball Association.
Adrienne Haynes has been playing professional racquetball for 20 years. She was a Junior and Collegiate National Champion. She currently resides in Memphis with her husband and children and works for Hilton.
Cheryl Kirk has a long history in racquetball, having started playing in 1977. After a 27-year career with McDonald's Corporation, she has devoted her time almost exclusively to the sport, serving as president of USA Racquetball (2008-2012) and currently as team leader for the U.S. Adult and Junior Teams and on the boards of USA Racquetball, the International Racquetball Federation, the Pan American Racquetball Confederation, and the Illinois State Racquetball Association. She joined the LPRT Board of Directors in 2018 and enjoys supporting these deserving women in their pursuit of racquetball success.
Cristina is professional athlete from Cali, Colombia who has been playing the pro tour for more than 10 years. She wants to help the tour reach its full potential.