Wayne Christensen

Wayne Christensen

Candidate for Knoxville City Council - 2nd District

I have served the Knoxville community for two decades as Executive Director of Knox Youth Sports, and am committed to helping Knoxville remain a vibrant community for everyone, young and old. Please visit my issues page to see where I stand on the issues facing our community.

  • EducationB.S., English, Iowa State University, 1968
  • Military ServiceU.S. Navy, Lt. j.g. - 1968-1970
  • CommunityKYS Executive Director, Leadership Knoxville
Wayne Christensen


B.S., English

Iowa State University


The Most Experienced for Knoxville

St. Paul Chamber of Commerce


Green Giant Company


DKQ Review


Corporate Report

Associate editor/staff writer, regional business magazine

Minneapolis Tribune

Daily Assignment Reporter

Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine

Food Writer

Advantage Magazine


Whittle Communications

Executive Vice President

Supervised staff of 80, responsible for budget, quality control and administrative tasks

Baseball Parent


National newsletter for parents of youth baseball players

Knox Youth Sports

Executive Director

Responsible for year-round programs for 30,000+ players over 20 years Managed annual budget of $750,000 Recruited, motivated and retained staff with KYS experience of 75+ years Developed new sports, new age groups, and 100+ tournaments Managed 4 buildings, 15 pieces of equipment, and 20+ acres of athletic turf