Thrive Athletic Consulting, LLC
Thrive Athletic Consulting, LLC can assist you and your school in any project, big or small. It is often difficult to be objective enough to a get a new take on what you are so heavily invested in on a daily basis. Let us help you get out of the weeds and on top of your dreams, goals and objectives for your interscholastic athletic program.
Individual School District Work
Portland Interscholastic League (PIL) March 2014-Present.
Working with District Athletic Director, Marshall Haskins and the nine Portland Public School high schools. AD training fundraising around PPS growth initiatives.
Assisted in the organization of a golf tournament in June 2014 to raise money for the adding back of middle school sports in PPS. Working on two other fundraising opportunities for the PIL as well.
Reynolds School District, 2012
Hired by the Reynolds School Board and Superintendent, the audits charge was to "conduct a comprehensive evaluation of the Reynolds High School athletic program with reccomendations for improvement".
A wide range of committed and interested parties took part in the athletic audit including; Coaches, staff, administrators, parents, student athletes, teachers, school board members, community youth coaches, district staff, superintendent, facilities staff.
A formal presentation finished the audit to the Reynolds School Board and Community present.
Henry Ford said " If y think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you are right".
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful , committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has" Margaret Mead
If your athletic program needs some energy, clear feedback and a plan of action an audit of your athletic program may be just the thing to move you ahead. Contact us for a timeline and rate schedule. Lets get you moving in a positive direction again.
Speaking and Writing
Writing and presentations are a great way to stimulate thought and challenge your staff, league or state conference.
Recent writing for Athletic Management Magazine has included the following topics:
Front and Center, April/May 2013 When to take center stage as an athletic leader in your community.
How Am I Doing? April/May 2012 Feedback and evaluation as a interscholastic athletic administrator. A key way to your improvement.
Out of Order? June/July 2011 What to do as a high school athletic administrator when a coach in no longer an effective member of your staff.
Co-authoring NIAAA LTC Course 611. Concepts and Strategies for Interscholastic Marketing, Promotions and Fundraising , 2008.
Recent presentations include:
Athletic Director Burnout; Dealing with Parents; Directing an Educational Based Athletic Program; 2013 Oregon Athletic Directors Association Annual Conference, Sunriver, OR.
When Bad Things Happen to Good Athletic Directors; 10 Always and 10 Nevers; 40th Annual Oregon Conference of High School Directors of Athletics; April 2009, Sunriver OR.
Developing Interscholastic Marketing Strategies and Revenue Streams, December 15, 2009; 40th Annual National Athletic Directors Conference, Dallas TX
All Sports vs. Individual Sports Booster Clubs, December 16, 2008, 39th Annual National Athletic Directors Conference, San Diego CA
With a wide range of topics available to meet the needs of any group, larege or small. Contact HSADHELP for your next engagement.