GENEVA, Ohio, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — SPIRE Institute & Academy (IA), the elite Ohio sport boarding college identified for its first-class services, excellent teaching workers and tutorial excellence, is welcoming world-renowned sports activities agent and occasion producer, Jerry Solomon, as a advisor and Senior Vice President of Enterprise Growth.
Jerry’s profession spans a long time and contains serving as President of the Washington, DC-based sports activities administration and advertising and marketing firm, ProServ, the place he represented iconic athletes similar to tennis’ World #1 Ivan Lendl, in addition to Olympic superstars Janet Evans, Shannon Miller, Karch Kiraly and Nancy Kerrigan. Solomon can be the Founding father of StarGames, the Boston-based sports activities occasion manufacturing firm accountable for the creation and manufacturing of over 100 occasions together with Halloween on Ice, the Caesars Tennis Basic, A Salute to the Golden Age of American Skating, the King of the Seashore Invitational and the BNP Paribas Showdown, which yearly showcased among the best names in tennis competing at New York’s famed Madison Sq. Backyard.
Jerry’s success has earned him particular recognition within the sports activities world, similar to being inducted into the Nationwide Jewish Sports activities Corridor of Fame and the Private Managers Corridor of Fame. He has been named one of many High 100 Most Highly effective Individuals in Sports activities and earned a spot as one among Determine Skating Worldwide’s High 25 Most Influential Individuals in Determine Skating.
Additionally an achieved creator, his ebook, An Insider’s Information to Managing Sporting Occasions, offers readers a novel, step-by-step information on sports activities occasion planning, from securing sponsorships, to recruiting athletes, all drawn from his personal a long time of experiences within the trade.
Jerry’s tutorial and instructing background additionally pairs effectively with SPIRE’s objectives and goals, as he beforehand served as an Adjunct Professor of Sports activities Advertising and marketing on the College of New Hampshire and the UCLA Anderson Faculty of Enterprise.
When Jerry heard that his longtime good friend Ted Meekma was concerned with SPIRE, he knew he needed to be part of the academy’s imaginative and prescient. He explains, “After I take a look at SPIRE’s services, location and goals, I see that it has been constructed for the longer term sports activities market. Their imaginative and prescient of sports activities coaching, teaching, rehabilitation, diet, health and teachers matches a imaginative and prescient I’ve lengthy thought was lacking within the sports activities world.” He goes on to say, “I really like that SPIRE is on the market for all college students and for athletes in each stage of their profession. Whether or not it is lively coaching for athletic hopefuls, these presently competing or getting back from an harm or retired athletes trying on the subsequent stage of their careers, SPIRE delivers a super atmosphere for merging athletic and tutorial excellence.”
Jerry is worked up for his half in SPIRE’s future success. “SPIRE has an skilled administration and assist workforce that has quietly constructed a world class facility that is able to welcome college students, athletes, coaches, trainers, teachers, researchers and extra from all over the world. I hope to assist them develop the SPIRE imaginative and prescient by creating extra occasions, greater properties and including extra actions that showcase not solely the SPIRE capabilities, however the athletes, companions and others who wish to be a part of the advantages that this distinctive property has to supply.”
SPIRE Co-Managing Director Ted Meekma is trying ahead to working with Jerry. “I am an enormous fan of Jerry Solomon, whom I’ve identified and revered for a very long time. He is a consummate trade skilled with a deep base of contacts and expertise. And now, for him to decide to turn out to be our Senior Vice President of Enterprise Growth is an actual coup. I anticipate massive issues to come back from Jerry’s thrilling new relationship with SPIRE.”
SPIRE Institute & Academy is a complete tutorial, athletic, private abilities and profession improvement expertise positioned inside a world class occasion and wellness complicated. Constructed on almost 500 acres with greater than 750,000 sq. ft. beneath roof, SPIRE (http://www.spireinstitute.org) encompasses 4 divisions: SPIRE Academy, an accredited school preparatory worldwide boarding college and multi-sport/specialty coaching and improvement academy for 9-12 graders and a publish grad program; SPIRE Institute, the analysis and improvement arm finding out efficiency enchancment throughout a number of disciplines; SPIRE Occasions, a facility and workforce that hosts native, nationwide and worldwide tournaments and occasions with the NCAA, the Massive East, Massive Ten and Atlantic 10 conferences, Olympic trials and world championship qualifiers; and SPIRE Match, a group membership-based health, swim and well being heart open to the general public. Sports activities presently featured on campus embody swimming, observe and area, basketball, esports, drone racing, wrestling and lacrosse (coming in 2022).
Monica Kolbay, SPIRE Institute & Academy (IA), 240-285-9844, [email protected]
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