Parks & Recreation Bio
Mr. Andre Pichly has been selected as the City’s new Director of Parks & Recreation. Andre comes from the City of West Sacramento where he has worked for the agency’s Parks and Recreation Department since 1996, and served as the Recreation Superintendent since 2000. Andre's professional involvement includes serving as a site visitor for the Commission for Accreditation of Parks and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA), and for the Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism (COAPRT). He has also been involved in the California Park & Recreation Society as a district and state board member. He speaks at state and national conferences on the subjects of branding, customer service, social media, professional certification, program facilitation, and strategic planning for the parks and recreation profession.
Andre has a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Recreation Administration from Sacramento State University.
“I'm so excited to be joining the staff at the City of Tracy. I see a lot of opportunities to develop new parks, while continuing to deliver quality programs. I’m really looking forward to developing the department that will deliver these facilities and provide these programs to help make Tracy a better place for its residents,” stated Andre Pichly.