FORT MADISON - The Board of Directors of the Baxter Sports Complex has announced the resignation of Jeff Woodside from his current position as Executive Director.
Since joining Baxter Sports Complex in 2017, Woodside has helped facilitate the growth and development of the facility, organization, and community as a whole. The complex now averages more than 22,000 visitors to the complex annually with numerous leagues, tournaments and events.
Baxter Sports Complex is also home to the Fort Madison Junior High and High School Boys and Girls Soccer programs, as well as Fort Madison High School Girls Softball.
Woodside has accepted a new position with the Burlington Community School District that will allow him to advance his career and continue to make a difference within his community.
The board issued a statement about Woodside's departure Tuesday.
"The Board of Directors thanks Jeff for his countless contributions that have paved the way for the continued success of Baxter Sports Complex. While we will miss him and his leadership greatly, we wish him the absolute best in his new endeavor.".
Woodside's departure opens the door for someone to step into the Director role and continue to build on the great programs already in place. Woodside will stay in place through the board's 3rd Annual Golf Tournament & Auction Fundraiser in July, but at the time of this announcement, a job posting has been created and is currently listed on Indeed.com. Over the next few weeks applications will be accepted to fill the position and the board is hoping to identify a candidate quickly so Woodside can help train his successor.
"Again, we cannot thank Jeff enough for the unmatched dedication, enthusiasm and overall passion he has given us over the last six years. He will be missed by our Board of Directors, fellow staff members, and all who have passed through our gates!"
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