Gordon Kaye has been named CEO of USA Table Tennis, the national governing body for table tennis in the United States.

“This is a pivotal time for USATT,” said Michael Babuin, USATT chairman of the board. “We are excited to invest in an executive of Gordon’s caliber and experience. His expertise will help us as we examine and address the challenges and opportunities we face as an organization.”

Kaye most recently served as the executive director and general manager of Rockford Area Venues and Entertainment Authority in Rockford, Illinois. While there, Kaye oversaw the AHL Rockford IceHogs, the BMO Harris Bank Center, Davis Park and the Coronado Theater. He has been a USATT member since 2009 and has more than 20 years of experience in the sports management industry.