[Contact for: KBF Challenge and Tournament issues; KBF Partner Program; rules questions, revision process & compliance, Judge training & certification, Dispute escalations] ♦

Richard oversees the operations for all Kayak Bass Fishing competitive series or events. He is a 27-year Navy Veteran, currently serving as Command Master Chief at Assault Craft Unit 5 in Oceanside, California.

At KBF, Richard’s responsibilities include overseeing rules development, updates and compliance. In addition, he develops and implements judging standards, criteria and certification.

Richard is also an active member of the kayak fishing community throughout California and is the Founder of California Kayak Bass Fishing. He serves as a member of the Jackson Kayak National Pro Staff and acts as an advisor for numerous other companies in the industry.