Rodney “Sid” Powell, who has been with Orlando since its inaugural season in 1989, in his 26th season as a member of the Magic’s basketball operations department. Powell oversees for Basketball Operations all of the Equipment Operations which includes the ordering of all team issued equipment, and all basketball facility operations. In addition, he oversees and supervises the Magic ball kid program. As Traveling Secretary, Powell oversees all hotel accommodations, team transportation, per diem, expenses and game tickets distribution while the club is on the road, as well as the day-to-day scheduling of the team’s practices both home and away. A 1988 graduate of Marshall University with a degree in sports management and marketing, Powell is a 23-year certified member of the Athletic Equipment Manager’s Association (AEMA). Powell also played three years of college baseball. A native of Vienna, W.V., he and his wife, Kim, reside in (23) and Ryan (20) and a daughter, Haley (17).