Join us in welcoming Steve Roberts to the City of Kennesaw!

January 30th, 2019 by Becca Graham

Photo of Steve Roberts

Steve Roberts was recently named the City of Kennesaw Parks & Recreation Director.

Roberts comes from (City of) LaFayette Parks and Recreation, where he was the Assistant Director. Prior to his role at LaFayette Parks and Recreation, he worked at Dalton Parks and Recreation for 16 years. He is a certified Parks and Recreation professional (CPRP) from the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA).

Originally from Dalton, Roberts attended the University of Georgia, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Recreation Administration. While at UGA, Roberts was a four-year starter for the Georgia Bulldogs Football Team and earned All-SEC honors.

“I’m excited for the opportunity to be here in Kennesaw. I’m looking forward to serving and growing the community through parks and recreation,” states Roberts.

Roberts’ wife, Amy, has been a teacher in Dalton for 23 years. Their son, Jake, is a Senior at Kennesaw State University, where he played three seasons on the Owls Football team. Their daughter, Carson, is a Junior at University of North Georgia, where she is on the Women’s Golf team.