Chairman - Adelaide. Founder of AWDS Group in 1988 and over 35 years of experience in Third Party Logistics & Supply Chain Management. A member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Logistics Association of Australia. Tony was a board member of the Port Adelaide Football Club and his pro sport career included 10 years of Australian Rules Football from 1975-1984. Tony was an 8x state player, was All Australian in 1983 and is a Life Member of the Port Adelaide Football Club.
CEO - Florida. Over 10 years experience in International Athlete Career Development and inspired by his brothers Golf Scholarships to Iowa & Alabama from 2004, Ash has successfully developed Athletes Dream. With a deep network and knowledge in International Athlete Career Development, Ash has shared rare time with the true world leaders of Sports Administration & Sponsorship. As a licensed Realtor, Ash is also a Member of the Palm Beach Board of Realtors in Florida.
General Manager - Montreal. Citizen of Switzerland & Australia having attended Middle School Des Grande-Coomunes in Geneva and then graduating from Oakbank Area School in the Adelaide Hills. With over 15 years experience in Business Development across various industries, Chris has been critical in the acquisition of US$7 million+ in four year athletic aid. Chris represented Australian travel Basketball teams throughout Europe and against US College teams in 1999/2000.
Experienced international school head and the owner of DF Education (www.deidrefischer.com.au). Deidre develops and implements Student Curriculum in international schools develop whilst training staff with the worlds best teaching practices. Deidre has presented at EARCOS Leadership Conferences and in the recent years has developed curriculum for Private International Schools in Saudi Arabia, China, Thailand and Australia.
Graduated 'cum laude' in 2016 from Pacific University in Oregon, acquiring his BS in Integrated Physiology. Casey represented Australia in Olympic Weightlifting at the 2008 Youth Commonwealth Games in India before deciding to play College Football in North America. Casey played for Pacific University as a Defensive Lineman. Casey has a philosophy to help others in adapting to condition their bodies to achieve any task, while maintaining structural integrity and using the best biomechanics possible.
Adelaide born and raised & AD Alumni #13, Hayden pursued his dream to study & play College Football in the USA on a full ride scholarship at ASA College Brooklyn in the NJCAA. Now residing in Australia Hayden is one of the countries premiere functional strength & conditioning coaches having led the Sturt Football Cub to back to back Premierships in 2016-2017 and was the 2018 Strength & Conditioning coach of the South Australian Senior State Football Team. Together with Casey Headley, Hayden is leading the Advantage program to prepare the AD Alumni for their college endeavors.
Nancy Karaky graduated from Troy University with a BS in Hospitality, Sport and Tourism Management. Nancy played 4 years of NCAA Division I Womens Tennis and was named Freshman of the year at the Ohio Valley Conference in 2014. Nancy was ranked as the #1 in Womens Tennis Player in Lebanon for 9 consecutive years and has been ranked as high at #630 in the Official International Tennis Federation rankings. Nancy is well travelled, having won the U14 Asian Championships twice in Malaysia and Qatar. Nancy competed for Lebanon in the 2018 FedCup tie in Bahrain.