Steve Ducoff

Mr. Steve Ducoff was born in San Antonio, Texas and was raised in Southern California. He served in the United States Air Force from 1965 until 1969 with duty assignments in California, Iowa, Michigan, Texas and Southeast Asia. He married Carole Elaine Ducoff in December 1968 in Anaheim, California.
He retired as a civilian from the United States Air Force after twenty-five years’ service in 1994. At that time, he was assigned as the Chief of the Air Force Sports and Recreation Division at the Air Force Services Agency at Randolph AFB, San Antonio, Texas. As such he was responsible for the worldwide sports and recreation programs, which included sports, outdoor recreation, golf courses, bowling centers, flying clubs, recreation centers, and many other sports, playing fields and fitness centers.
He was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation (CSSC) from 1994 until 2000. This non-profit entity promotes and attracts sports activities and organizations to the Pikes Peak Region for the economic and social benefit of all sports related constituencies with major emphasis on the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and its member National Sports Governing Bodies (NGB’s).
In February 2000 he began work as the Executive Director of the Billiard Congress of America (BCA). The BCA is a nonprofit trade organization dedicated to the billiard industry in the promotion and growth of cue sport equipment and activities. Mr. Ducoff announced his retirement in April and retired in August 2006.
In October 2006 he formed Ducoff Enterprises, LLC to contractually manage associations, business consulting, fund raising, aviation consulting and events production. Previous associations and events contracted with Ducoff Enterprises, LLC include: (ACES) Association of Chief Executives of Sport, Colorado Springs Festival of Lights, Pikes Peak Lodging Association, The Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce, The Colorado Springs Chinese Cultural Institute, The Sports Travel Foundation, USA Volleyball, the USA Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association, USA Swimming, and The United States Olympic Committee.
He was a member of the United States Olympic Committee Board of Directors and chair of the USOC’s Review Committee for International Games and Vice-Chair of the USOC Member Services Committee. He has attended the International Olympic Committees Academy in Olympia, Greece, and worked as the United States Armed Forces representative to the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games.
Mr. Ducoff was a member of several National Sports Governing Bodies and served on many of their Boards of Directors or Governors. Additionally, he served as the Executive Director of USA Shooting, Treasurer and Vice President of USA Boxing, and Treasurer of the USA Bobsled and Skeleton Federation.
He was the former member of the Board of Directors of the Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau, the National Association of Sports Commissions, the Colorado Springs Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Pikes Peak Region and the Colorado Springs Nonprofit Center. He was the past chairman of the Colorado Springs Airport Advisory Commission and the City Asset Naming Board and served as the Secretary of the Board of Directors of Ent Credit Union. He was a past president of the Winter Night Club and is a past president of the Colorado Springs Executives Association and was a member of numerous professional and volunteer organizations in Colorado Springs, such as the Hundred Club, The Thirty Group, The Festival of Lights Parade, the Shrine, QB’s, the El Paso County Workforce Board of Directors, was a volunteer representative of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) for Colorado Springs Airport and was a designated Federal Aviation Safety Team Member.
Steve was married to Carole Ducoff for 48 years before his death in August 2017. Carole passed just a year later in August 2018. Steve is survived by their son, Mark Ducoff, and his wife, Cari Ducoff; their daughter, Lara Young and her husband, Cmdr. Christopher Young, USN, (Ret.); his four grandchildren, Lee, and Foster Young, and Parker, and Charlotte Ducoff; and his brother, Dennis Ducoff, his wife, Claire McCorrison, and their son, Gabriel McCorrison.