35 episodes

RecLess is a podcast making people smarter and more knowledgeable about parks and recreation. Your hosts are Shane Mize, Jay Tryon, and Tom Venniro; three career-long friends from around the country bringing their own unique and sometimes entertaining perspectives with a surprise guest each episode. One of your hosts secures the surprise guest (or guests) each time, unknown by the other two hosts, until the time of their announcement during the show. The outcome is a genuinely improvised and authentic conversation filled with laughter and knowledge to feed the RecLess mind.

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    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

RecLess is a podcast making people smarter and more knowledgeable about parks and recreation. Your hosts are Shane Mize, Jay Tryon, and Tom Venniro; three career-long friends from around the country bringing their own unique and sometimes entertaining perspectives with a surprise guest each episode. One of your hosts secures the surprise guest (or guests) each time, unknown by the other two hosts, until the time of their announcement during the show. The outcome is a genuinely improvised and authentic conversation filled with laughter and knowledge to feed the RecLess mind.

    RecLess 2 Ep 13 Bobbi Nance - Founder of Recreation Results

    RecLess 2 Ep 13 Bobbi Nance - Founder of Recreation Results

    Bobbie Nance discusses data and it's impact on programs, schedules, and futures. https://www.recreationresults.com/

    Shane Mize is the Director of Parks and Recreation in the city of Pflugerville, Texas, where he resides with his wife and children.

    Tom Venniro is the 10-year Director of Parks and Recreation in Hilton-Parma, New York, where he resides with his wife Melissa, son Jack, and daughter Amelia.

    Jay Tryon is a 17-year park and recreation professional who loves to improve communities and their quality of life. He currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina, with his wife and children.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    RecLess 2 Ep 12 - Michael McCarty - Executive Director of the Glenview Park District

    RecLess 2 Ep 12 - Michael McCarty - Executive Director of the Glenview Park District

    Michael McCarty - Executive Director of the Glenview Park District, State of Illinois, speaks to serving multiple agencies, cultivating Gold Medal programs, and serving parks and recreation through the American Academy for Park and Recreation. Learn more about the American Academy for Parks and Recreation HERE.

    Shane Mize is the Director of Parks and Recreation in the city of Pflugerville, Texas, where he resides with his wife and children.

    Tom Venniro is the 10-year Director of Parks and Recreation in Hilton-Parma, New York, where he resides with his wife Melissa, son Jack, and daughter Amelia.

    Jay Tryon is a 17-year park and recreation professional who loves to improve communities and their quality of life. He currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina, with his wife and children.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    RecLess 2 Ep 11 Jeff Achee - Assistant Director Parks and Recreation, Pflugerville, TX

    RecLess 2 Ep 11 Jeff Achee - Assistant Director Parks and Recreation, Pflugerville, TX

    Jeff Achee - Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation, Pflugerville, TX talks about stepping down in title, stepping up in legislative action, and looking to the future.


    Shane Mize is the Director of Parks and Recreation in the city of Pflugerville, Texas, where he resides with his wife and children.

    Tom Venniro is the 10-year Director of Parks and Recreation in Hilton-Parma, New York, where he resides with his wife Melissa, son Jack, and daughter Amelia.

    Jay Tryon is a 17-year park and recreation professional who loves to improve communities and their quality of life. He currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina, with his wife and children.

    • 1 hr 26 min
    RecLess 2 Ep 10 Jane H Adams - Executive Director, American Academy - Park & Recreation Administration

    RecLess 2 Ep 10 Jane H Adams - Executive Director, American Academy - Park & Recreation Administration

    Jane H. Adams is currently the Executive Director of the American Academy for Park & Recreation Administration. She speaks to influencing, managing, and the importance of getting involved in associations and it's impact on a career.



    Shane Mize is the Director of Parks and Recreation in the city of Pflugerville, Texas, where he resides with his wife and children.

    Tom Venniro is the 10-year Director of Parks and Recreation in Hilton-Parma, New York, where he resides with his wife Melissa, son Jack, and daughter Amelia.

    Jay Tryon is a 17-year park and recreation professional who loves to improve communities and their quality of life. He currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina, with his wife and children.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    RecLess 2 Ep 9 Mary Bowie -Therapeutic Rec Mgr, The Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Comm.

    RecLess 2 Ep 9 Mary Bowie -Therapeutic Rec Mgr, The Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Comm.

    Shane Mize is the Director of Parks and Recreation in the city of Pflugerville, Texas, where he resides with his wife and children.

    Tom Venniro is the 10-year Director of Parks and Recreation in Hilton-Parma, New York, where he resides with his wife Melissa, son Jack, and daughter Amelia.

    Jay Tryon is a 17-year park and recreation professional who loves to improve communities and their quality of life. He currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina, with his wife and children.

    • 47 min
    RecLess 2 Ep 8 Barbie Hernandez - Assistant City Manager, Miami, FL

    RecLess 2 Ep 8 Barbie Hernandez - Assistant City Manager, Miami, FL

    Link to article referenced in episode: https://bit.ly/3PZJPm8

    Shane Mize is the Director of Parks and Recreation in the city of Pflugerville, Texas, where he resides with his wife and children.

    Tom Venniro is the 10-year Director of Parks and Recreation in Hilton-Parma, New York, where he resides with his wife Melissa, son Jack, and daughter Amelia.

    Jay Tryon is a 17-year park and recreation professional who loves to improve communities and their quality of life. He currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina, with his wife and children.

    • 1 hr 19 min

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