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20 Questions for a Cornhole Pro - Randy Atha

Randy Atha
Randy Atha
American Cornhole Organization
 

Randy "Hot Head" Atha, always a crowd favorite, took some time out of his busy schedule to answer the "20 Questions for a Cornhole Pro". Atha, ranked 4th in the World (2009) is from Sharonville, Ohio and made it to the Final Four in Las Vegas at the 2010 King of Cornhole tournament.

What is your full name?
Randy Atha

Where were you born?
Cincinnati, Ohio

Where do you reside right now?
God's Country- Sharonville, Ohio

Married or Single?
Married

Do you have any children?
1 Son

What do you currently do for a living?
Supervisor at Toyota Distribution

When did you first hear about Cornhole?
Old Girlfriend

If you could be a Pro in another sport what would it be?
Golf

Any other Hobbies?
At 51 yrs old, waking up is a hobby

Have you ever defeated an opponent by sinking ONLY Cornholes in an ACO tournament game?
Yes, seven times

At what point did you realize you were better than most at Cornhole?
When I started, it seemed like nobody could beat me until that Matt Guy came around

What year did you become an ACO Pro?
3 Years ago

How did you place in your very first ACO tournament?
3rd

When and where did you win your first ACO tournament?
0 Wins in singles

How much cash did you win in your first ACO tournament?
A set of boards and I think $250

What is your proudest moment so far in the sport of Cornhole?
Winning on the King of Cornhole TV show back in the day

Do you like the attention you get being a Pro player?
Sometimes. You don't always get to play when they realize you’re listed as a Pro

Which Pro player would you enjoy having a beer with most?
Usually Brett Guy and I sneak off and pound a few in the parking lot when his Dad isn't looking and he is a lot of fun

How do you see the sport of Cornhole 5 years from now?
Hopefully full of groupies and very successful!

How would you feel being in a tournament on National TV?
Awesome!

Can you say "Airmail"?

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