The sports journalist, sports leader and academic William Marrugo Torrente was appointed as the new new director of sports and recreational development of the District Institute of Sports and Recreation -IDER-. Marrugo Torrente is a business administrator, social communicator, specialist in senior management, sports development and university teaching, and in the past he has been a columnist and guest commentator for PrimerTiempo.CO.
Marrugo Torrente has 21 years of experience as a teacher at the University of Cartagena and at the Comfenalco Technological Institute University Foundation. For more than 15 years he has served as a sports leader occupying positions as a member of the National Technical Commission of the Colombian Baseball Federation, technical commissioner of the Colombian Professional Baseball League, advisor on sports matters in the Bolívar Basketball League, Scout from major league baseball organizations: New York Yankees, Montreal Expos, and Florida Marlins; Director of the Prospect Sport Asociation Foundation from 2015 to date.
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At the University of Cartagena he was in charge for many years of the sports office of the vice-rector’s office for University Welfare, in addition to conducting and being a panelist for radio programs on the university station.
“The new official was appointed to the post after a meticulous selection process, and took possession of it before the director of the Institute, Viviana Londoño Moreno, who praised his career in the sector and was confident that his management will allow consolidating the process institutional revitalization that began a year ago, “says IDER on its social networks.
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“This designation represents a great challenge for me as a person and as a sports lover, to carry out the projects promoted by IDER, in an attempt to fulfill its missionary objectives. I know that with the help of the entire work team we will promote great city initiatives from sports and recreation ”, said Marrugo Torrente.
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