Resources and Communications

Daily Dart Peeps Profile: NDA Master Player, Dustin Holt, Illinois

NDA: Dustin, tell us a bit about yourself—where you grew up and live now…and your family.  Besides work (and darts) any hobbies or interests?       DUSTIN: Well I’m from Bloomington Illinois. Was born and raised around the area. Grew up here in the city and surrounding small towns. Got an awesome 11 year old son. I play drums in a band. Love…

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Daily Dart Peeps Profile: NDA Amusements/Darts Operator & Director Bob Burnham Paradise Pinball & Amusements, CO and WY

NDA: Bob, tell us a bit about yourself—where you grew up and live now…and your family.  Besides work, any hobbies or interests?   BOB:  I grew up in Colorado.  I was born in Cañon City and moved shortly thereafter to the Fort Collins and Loveland area. That’s where we hung our hat and where the business started.    My wife, Sheri…

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Daily Dart Peeps Profile: Player, Bar Owner, Amusement Route Operator, Master Referee, NDA Past President, Bernie Marsh, North Dakota

(Editor’s Note: In the coin-op/darts universe, Bernie Marsh has virtually done and/or seen it all. He’s been a darts player, a bar owner, an amusement/coin-op route operator, a Master/Head NDA Referee, NDA President and member of NDA’s Hall of Fame. Currently, he serves on the association’s Tournament Committee and each year, is joined by members…

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Daily Dart Peeps Profile: NDA Master Player Toni Alcinas, Spain

NDA: Toni, tell us a bit about yourself—where you grew up and live now…and your family.  Besides work (and darts) any hobbies or interests?   TONI:  I was born on a wonderful island in Spain called Mallorca.  I live with my girlfriend and our beautiful daughter who is 6 months old. We live in the countryside and thank God this…

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Daily Dart Peeps Profile: NDA Player and Dart League Coordinator Mary Beth Collins, Indiana

NDA:  Mary Beth, tell us a bit about yourself—where you grew up and live now…and your family.  Besides work (and darts) any hobbies or interests?   MARY BETH: I was born in Fort Walton Beach, Florida (Father was in the Air Force) Moved back Fort Wayne, IN at 1.5 years old (to parents’ hometown) and have been…

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Daily Dart Peeps Profile: NDA Past President and Master Referee Shawn Smith; J & J Ventures/Kentuckiana Vendors, Indiana

 (Editor’s Note: Shawn Smith served as NDA’s 28th President in 2017. He is an NDA Master Referee and a member of the eight-person Tournament Committee that oversees NDA’s tournaments and events). NDA: Shawn, tell us a bit about yourself—where you grew up and live now…and your family.  Besides work, any hobbies or interests?   SHAWN: I grew up…

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Daily Dart Peeps Profile: NDA Master Player Chris Lim California  

  NDA: Chris, tell us a bit about yourself—where you grew up and live now…and your family.  Besides work, any hobbies or interests?   CHRIS: Hi Jack and to all the dart fans out there! My name is Chris Lim, I’m 33 years old and I am from San Bernardino, CA. I was born in Torrance, CA. I…

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Daily Dart Peeps Profile: NDA Director, League Coordinator and Dart Player Tom Tysver; Wyoming Amusement Services, Wyoming

 (Editor’s Note: Just over three months ago, Tom Tysver started his tenure as a member of the NDA board of directors. As the newest elected member of the 14-person leadership team, Tom brings his perspective as a player and dart league coordinator to the table–literally and figuratively!) NDA: Tom, tell us a bit about yourself—where you…

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Daily Dart Peeps Profile: 2020 NDA program Partner Kelly Baxter; Magic/A-Z Darts, California

(Editor’s Note: Thirty-one years ago, Magic Darts & Billiards opened in Sacramento, CA. In 2014, it moved into a new 11,000 square foot facility in town. Through its A-Z Darts.com website, the company is the largest online darts distributor in the United States. And for more than 20 years, Magic/A-Z Darts has been a fixture…

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Daily Dart Peeps Profile: 2020 NDA Program Partner Nil Gaudet, CompuSport, Quebec, Canada

Editor’s Note:   In virtually every industry, there are developments and improvements that “move the needle” in the evolution of programs, services and events.   During the past eight years, in the sport of electronic darting, a Canadian company, CompuSport, has introduced a series of enhancements that have been “gamechangers”—literally–making an immediate, dramatic impact…in areas such as scheduling, board…

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