About

Hello this is Al Hondo Handy, Recreation Supervisor for the Town of Ocean City, Maryland and high school teammate of Clemson University Men's Basketball Coach Oliver Purnell. I am a Certified Youth Sports Administrator and a Certified Recreation & Parks Professional. I also serve as the National Global Gear Drive Coordinator for the National Alliance for Youth Sports Certified Youth Sports Administrators Alumni. The Global Gear Drive collects new and used sports equipment to ship to underprivileged children around the world, www.nays.org.


I serve as a member of the Board of Directors for the National Alliance for Youth Sports, Vice Chair for Salisbury University's Varsity Club, www.suseagulls.com and I am Board Member for the Worcester County Recreation & Parks Department. I serve as the Vice Chair for the Ocean City Drug & Alcohol Abuse Prevention Committee and Vice Chair for the Play It Safe Committee, www.playitsafeoceancity.com. These two committees provide activities to graduating high school seniors that visit Ocean City, Maryland to celebrate their graduation. I played guard with Oliver Purnell for the Class C Maryland State High School Champions in 1970. I also played basketball, baseball, soccer, and ran track for Salisbury University.