Tony is a co-founder of the Arena Pro Football and American Arena League. His focus is on the day to day operations of the league and business development. He is a former indoor/arena league coach and team executive. He has also served as a consultant to several pro sports teams.
Tony is an inductee into the Minor League Football Hall of Fame, has operated professional sport franchises and has served as a Coach, General Manager and Vice President in professional baseball and indoor/arena football.
Tony has a track record of making teams financially successful and was part of the management staff who founded one of the most successful franchises in the history of minor league baseball. Under his leadership, five different professional sports franchises have set attendance and revenue records. He has also successfully negotiated stadium naming rights agreements.
Under his leadership, the staff members of five professional sports franchises surpassed sales goals in both ticket sales and marketing revenue. In 2002, Tony negotiated and operated the Army/Navy Lightweight Football Game.