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Brad Wyatt

Owner

bwyatt@cardsports.net

Year Started:

1986

 

What is your favorite thing about working at Cardinal’s Sport Center?

I have always loved the people I work with and helping customers smile with great service and products they desire.

 

What three words would you use to describe Cardinal’s Sport Center?

Family, Local, and Caring

 

What is your favorite quote?

You miss 100% of the shots you never take

 

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

I enjoy golf, coaching youth sports, and family

 

What is your favorite sport and sports team?

Favorite sport is football.  Favorite teams are the Cowboys and Texas Tech

 

What is your favorite kind of music?

Country

 

If you could interview one person dead or alive, who would it be and why?

I would love to interview Michael Jordan and find out what drove him daily to be the greatest.  He never took a day off and was driven to be the best even on days he didn’t have to be.

 

If you had to eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be?

Steak, baked potato, mac & cheese, fresh rolls, side salad and chocolate cake.

Kala Wyatt

Owner/Manager/Buyer

kwyatt@cardsports.net

Year Started:

2010

 

What is your favorite thing about working at Cardinal’s Sport Center?

Being a second mom to the college kids that are work family.

 

What three words would you use to describe Cardinal’s Sport Center?

Family, Fashion, Fun

 

What is your favorite quote?

“Find out who you are and do it on purpose.”  -Dolly Parton

 

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

Traveling and hanging out with my half a dozen kids.

 

What is your favorite sport and sports team?

Basketball; AAU Team Cardinals

 

What is your favorite kind of music?

I enjoy all sorts of music!  Country, Rock, Blues, and Pop

 

If you could interview one person dead or alive, who would it be and why?

Robin Williams- His humor was a staple in our household when my kids were growing up and he tragically left us too soon. 

 

If you had to eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be?

Mexican Food… complete with chips and queso and any sort of chocolate.

Bradley Whitworth

Manager - Lubbock Retail Store

bwhitworth@cardsports.net

Year Started:

2004

 

What is your favorite thing about working at Cardinal’s Sport Center?

Exceeding a customer’s expectations and seeing a smile on their face with excitement.

 

What three words would you use to describe Cardinal’s Sport Center?

Family. Local. Unique.

 

What is your favorite quote?

“To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.” -Steve Prefontaine

 

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

Hiking, running, mountain biking, going to sporting events, concerts or just watching MSNBC.

 

What is your favorite sport and sports team?

College Football; Texas Tech

 

What is your favorite kind of music?

EDM

 

If you could interview one person dead or alive, who would it be and why?

Jerry Jones – I think he is a business genius! I would love to pick his brain on how to build a business empire from the ground up.

 

If you had to eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be?

Fried rice and honey walnut shrimp from Panda Express

Clay Elmore

Manager - Shoe Department

celmore@cardsports.net

Year Started:

2014

 

What is your favorite thing about working at Cardinal’s Sport Center?

Surpassing a customer’s expectation of what they thought their experience would be when they came to Cardinal’s to shop. 

 

What three words would you use to describe Cardinal’s Sport Center?

More than sports.

 

What is your favorite quote?

“My mama says they were magic shoes. They could take me anywhere.” – Forrest Gump

 

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

Time with my two daughters, travelling and attending live sporting events.

 

What is your favorite sport and sports team?

Basketball; All Texas Tech and Dallas professional teams.

 

What is your favorite kind of music?

Not music, but I am addicted to true crime podcasts currently. HIGHLY recommend “Dr. Death.” 

 

If you could interview one person dead or alive, who would it be and why?

George W. Bush- I seriously believe he could have a career in stand-up comedy. I’m sure I would be laughing throughout the entire interview. 

 

If you had to eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be?

Hamburger Helper. There are so many flavor options!

Patrick Brown

Manager – Trophies and Awards, Custom Zone

pbrown@cardsports.net

Year Started:

2008

 

What is your favorite thing about working at Cardinal’s Sport Center?

Having the opportunity to work alongside great people.

 

What three words would you use to describe Cardinal’s Sport Center?

Friendly, family, and fun!

 

What is your favorite quote?

“People will forget what you said, People will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”  -Maya Angelou

 

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

Cooking – BBQ, Smoking Meats and I really enjoy using my Blackstone griddle.

 

What is your favorite sport and sports team?

I really don’t have a favorite sport or sports team. I enjoy watching all sports in general.

 

What is your favorite kind of music?

Gospel music

 

If you could interview one person dead or alive, who would it be and why?

Job (In the Bible) – Just the amount of FAITH IN GOD he had after going through the

many trials he faced.

 

If you had to eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be?

#57 Enchiladas Dinner from Rosa’s

Matthew Johnson

Manager - Custom Zone

mjohnson@cardsports.net

Year Started:

2017

 

What is your favorite thing about working at Cardinal’s Sport Center?

Being able to see kids faces when they see their jerseys for the first time.

 

What three words would you use to describe Cardinal’s Sport Center?

Family, Upbeat, Trendy

 

What is your favorite quote?

“A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.” -Willy Wonka

 

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

Golfing, Family Time, Church League Volleyball, Wakeboarding, Fishing

 

What is your favorite sport and sports team?

Basketball; Texas Tech

 

What is your favorite kind of music?

Country

 

If you could interview one person dead or alive, who would it be and why?

Jesus Christ- His carpentry skills fascinate me.

 

If you had to eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be?

Chick-Fil-A Chicken Sandwich with no pickles and add cheese, large waffle fries and mac & cheese.

Dylon Jones

Manager - Custom Zone

djones@cardsports.net

Year Started:

2014

 

What is your favorite thing about working at Cardinal’s Sport Center?

I love the task of making people’s day better. Making sure I can do the most possible to make them smile and have the best experience in the store. 

 

What three words would you use to describe Cardinal’s Sport Center?

Fun, family, fellowship

 

What is your favorite quote?

“Before I do anything, I ask myself, ‘Would an idiot do that?’ And if the answer is yes, I do not do that thing.” -Dwight Schrute (The Office)

 

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

Working on projects at home, woodworking, building, anything with my hands.

 

What is your favorite sport and sports team?

Football; Denver Broncos

 

What is your favorite kind of music?

Christian Hip Hop

 

If you could interview one person dead or alive, who would it be and why?

Walt Disney- I would love to ask him how he made his dream become so big and I would be so curious to know what he thinks of how huge Disney is today.

 

If you had to eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be?

Chick-Fil-A #2 with mac-and-cheese and a Dr. Pepper

Paul Smith

Manager - Warehouse

psmith@cardsports.net

Year Started:

1999

 

What is your favorite thing about working at Cardinal’s Sport Center?

Being local and the close family atmosphere

 

What three words would you use to describe Cardinal’s Sport Center?

Family friendly, and local

 

What is your favorite quote?

“It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.” -Theodore Roosevelt

 

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

Any outdoor activity- especially hiking, exploring and snow skiing.

 

What is your favorite sport and sports team?

Football; Anybody local and from the South Plains/Panhandle area

 

What is your favorite kind of music?

Classic rock

 

If you could interview one person dead or alive, who would it be and why?

Teddy Roosevelt- He was a trendsetter, explorer and adventurer.

 

If you had to eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be?

Anything Italian

Will Wyatt

Manager - Regional Sales

wwyatt@cardsports.net

Year Started:

2013

 

What is your favorite thing about working at Cardinal’s Sport Center?

The people I get to work with as well as the environment.

 

What three words would you use to describe Cardinal’s Sport Center?

Lively, friendly, family-oriented

 

What is your favorite quote?

“Don’t wait for opportunity. Create it.”

 

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

Being outdoors and spending time with friends and family.

 

What is your favorite sport and sports team?

Football; Dallas Cowboys

 

What is your favorite kind of music?

John Mayer music…

 

If you could interview one person dead or alive, who would it be and why?

Jackie Robinson- To hear the obstacles he overcame first hand

 

If you had to eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be?

Chick-fil-a

Chris Crawford

Digital Media Director

ccrawford@cardsports.net

Year Started:

2014

 

What is your favorite thing about working at Cardinal’s Sport Center?

Turning new customers into repeat customers, in an atmosphere that feels like family.

 

What three words would you use to describe Cardinal’s Sport Center?

Unique, Selection, Experience

 

What is your favorite quote?

“Do not impose on others what you do not wish for yourself” -Confucius

 

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

Being with family at home, searching for new music and wearing great sneakers.

 

What is your favorite sport and sports team?

I always root for anything Tech, but my favorite will always be San Antonio Spurs basketball.

 

What is your favorite kind of music?

College/Downtempo

 

If you could interview one person dead or alive, who would it be and why?

Steve Martin- an all-around fascinating person (plus, the man’s a comedic genius).

 

If you had to eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be?

Give me a traditional House Fried Rice and I’m good.

Makinsey Newman

Digital Media Coordinator

mnewman@cardsports.net

Year Started:

2014

 

What is your favorite thing about working at Cardinal’s Sport Center?

I love that Cardinal’s feels like a second home.  Everyone has always been so warm and caring through the years and we are all working towards the same goals together.

 

What three words would you use to describe Cardinal’s Sport Center?

Caring, Ever-evolving, Family

 

What is your favorite quote?

“The greats weren’t great because at birth they could paint, the greats were great because they’d paint a lot.” -Macklemore      

 

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

I love hiking, painting and drawing, or working on puzzles, specifically with my husband and dogs around.

 

What is your favorite sport and sports team?

Football; Denver Broncos

 

What is your favorite kind of music?

My favorite kind of music changes frequently but I like just about any music (excluding country music) that makes me want to dance.

 

If you could interview one person dead or alive, who would it be and why?

Chris Farley- he was absolutely hilarious and has a special place in my heart after watching him with my dad growing up.

 

If you had to eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be?

Medium-rare steak, chips and guacamole, Dr. Pepper, and chocolate ice cream.

Melissa Aguilar

Financial Accounting

maguilar@cardsports.net

Year Started:

2011

 

What is your favorite thing about working at Cardinal’s Sport Center?

My co-workers! They are my family! And we sell some pretty cool stuff

 

What three words would you use to describe Cardinal’s Sport Center?

Worthwhile, accommodating, neighborly

 

What is your favorite quote?

“We have to be the women we want our daughters to be” -Brene Brown

 

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

Watching moves, going to concerts & listening to true crime podcasts

 

What is your favorite sport and sports team?

Baseball; Chicago Cubs!

 

What is your favorite kind of music?

I like all genres of music but hold a special preference to 90s alternative rock.

 

If you could interview one person dead or alive, who would it be and why?

Betty White!! She has lived through and experienced so many changes in life and society and can still manage to smile and make people laugh!

 

If you had to eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be?

A medium-rare steak with a super crunchy salad

Heather Irwin

Accounting Assistant

office@cardsports.net

Year Started:

2015

 

What is your favorite thing about working at Cardinal’s Sport Center?

I love that Cardinal’s is still a Mom and Pop store.  I grew up shopping here, and I am proud to be a part of the Cardinal’s family.

 

What three words would you use to describe Cardinal’s Sport Center?

One-Stop-Shop

 

What is your favorite quote?

“Better get your heart right”

 

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

Spending time with my kids.

 

What is your favorite sport and sports team?

Baseball; Texas Ranger

 

What is your favorite kind of music?

Texas Country

 

If you could interview one person dead or alive, who would it be and why?

My Granddad- there are so many things I wish I had asked him when I had the chance.

 

If you had to eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be?

Patty Melt from Whataburger

Don Hall

Plano Manager

dhall@cardsports.net

Year Started:

2009

 

What is your favorite thing about working at Cardinal’s Sport Center?

Family atmosphere among all employees

 

What three words would you use to describe Cardinal’s Sport Center?

Family, friendly, fantastic

 

What is your favorite quote?

“You can do all things through Christ who strengthens you.”

 

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

Playing golf and working with my dogs

 

What is your favorite sport and sports team?

Golf; Kansas Jayhawks

 

What is your favorite kind of music?

50s/60s

 

If you could interview one person dead or alive, who would it be and why?

Ronald Regan- A true gentleman and a man’s man

 

If you had to eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be?

Prime filet with mushrooms, baked potato, Caesar salad and blueberry cobbler

Jane Hall

Plano Manager

jhall@cardsports.net

Year Started:

2009

 

What is your favorite thing about working at Cardinal’s Sport Center?

Family atmosphere among employees at both stores

 

What three words would you use to describe Cardinal’s Sport Center?

Great customer service

 

What is your favorite quote?

“Always be slow to speak, quick to heal, and slow to anger”

 

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

Reading, golf, working out

 

What is your favorite sport and sports team?

PGA Golf and College basketball; Kansas Jayhawks

 

What is your favorite kind of music?

80s Rock

 

If you could interview one person dead or alive, who would it be and why?

Peter of the Bible- He was so human.

 

If you had to eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be?

King crab legs with drawn butter, asparagus, baked potato, lemon meringue pie

Brittany Langford

Assistant Manager

blangford@cardsports.net

Year Started:

2010

 

What is your favorite thing about working at Cardinal’s Sport Center?

Fun atmosphere

 

What three words would you use to describe Cardinal’s Sport Center?

Fun, family, atmosphere

 

What is your favorite quote?

“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer” Romans 12:12

 

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

Spending time with friends and family, reading, and going to see movies.

 

What is your favorite sport and sports team?

Two favorites:  Texas A&M Football and Texas Rangers Baseball

 

What is your favorite kind of music?

I don’t have a favorite, I listen to everything.  I’m currently feeling nostalgic and listening to a lot of 90’s alternative music.  

 

If you had to eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be?

Tacos (or really anything Tex-Mex)