Jon's background has prepared him well for his role in Pop Warner. It combines an unusual combination of football experience and business knowledge. For eight years he was President of Rae Crowther Co., the leading manufacturer of football blocking sleds and field equipment. He also spent six years as a high school assistant football coach and one year coaching CYO. Furthermore, he is a long-time member of the American Football Coaches Association. Jon has always enjoyed working with children, as shown by his eight years service as a Big Brother. For his volunteer work with fundraising and recruiting for Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Philadelphia, Jon was recognized by the Chapel of the Four Chaplains. In 2006, He was selected as the Hershey’s S.T.R.I.V.E Awards’ National Youth Sports Administrator of the Year. After several years as a Director, Jon was elected Vice President of the National Council of Youth Sports. He also serves on the Advisory Board of the National Children’s Literacy and Book Alliance, the Editorial Advisory Board of Sports Events Magazine, the Diversity Committee of U.S. Lacrosse, the Board of Directors of USA Football and the Board of Hopewell Valley Recreation Foundation.