SPORTS HAPPEN HERE
SportsThread is a B2B2C Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider engaging the 160 million consumer, $19 billion youth sports market. Sports Thread provides clients who operate youth sports events with solutions that automate logistics that operators are currently handling manually, and that expand event operators’ revenue opportunities.
Sports Thread has 2 million people in its network which consists of its consumer app, dozens of client websites, event participants/spectators, and over 20 “extended network” websites that provide access to an expanded “look-a-like” audience. Users access Sports Thread to engage with various modules of the Sports Thread platform including age verification/roster management, registration/payments, accessing scores/schedules for events, group chat, recruiting, eTicketing and more.
Sports Thread also provides brands access to its 2 million-person niche youth sports network to engage in marketing and advertising for sales conversion and branding.
Sean Leary – Founder & CEO
Sean Leary is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Sports Thread. Sean coded the first version of the Sports Thread App while still in college. Today, Sports Thread has 15 employees, and 100 licensed distributors as well as more than 100 sports organizations that use the Sports Thread Software-as-a-Service (SAAS) platform. Sean is a former Division 1 baseball player for Oral Roberts University and won two NCAA conference championships. Prior to his college career, Sean was heavily recruited as a Colorado ESPN Rise Magazine All State baseball player. He graduated from Oral Roberts University in May 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.
Dick O’Donnell – Chief Marketing Officer
Dick O’Donnell is a veteran Silicon Valley executive who has played a key role in the launch of dozens of innovative products and categories. His expertise ranges from corporate marketing, brand management, media relations, PR, social media, and advertising. He has served as a marketing/PR consultant and collaborated on projects with more than 400 companies, including: Apple, Microsoft, Intel, Yahoo, Reuters, Cisco, FedEx, Coca-Cola, NutraSweet, Pebble Beach, and the San Francisco 49ers. Previously, he was Vice President of Corporate Marketing at BEA Systems (acquired by Oracle), TIBCO Software, and Borland Software. He also held senior marketing positions with WPP/Burson-Marsteller, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Purdue University.
Tab Evetts – Chief Technology Officer
Tab Evetts had a 30-year career spanning both military and civilian positions with EDS, IBM, DOD, and others in systems design and production control management. He also served in the Texas Air and Army National Guards and is a retired combat arms officer. He is a graduate of Park University with degrees in management and information systems.
Ronald C. Voss – Chief Financial Officer
Ronald Voss is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Financial Planner and Certified Senior Advisor. Ron worked for Coopers & Lybrand before starting his own accounting and tax firm in 1988. He graduated from the University of Denver in 1970.