Founder of AWDS Group established in 1988. 35+ years experience in Third Party Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors, Logistics Association of Australia and is a former board member of the Port Adelaide Football Club. Sporting career includes 10 years of Australian Rules Football from 1975-1984 earning 8x State Team, 4x Championships and 1983 All Australian honors. Tony is a Life Member of Port Adelaide Football Club.
Ash Smith – CEO
The energy and vision behind Athletes Dream which has now created over $US10m in four-year scholarship value for Student Athletes entering NCAA, NJCAA & NAIA Universities & Colleges. Has been fortunate to strategize with officials and representatives from The Olympics, United Nations, The Open University, International Federations, IMG and others whilst attending various World Sport & Business events between Australia, Asia, Europe, UK, Canada & the USA. Ash is the Founder and CEO of Palm Beach based 501(c)3 Athletes Dream Online and is a Licensed Luxury Realtor with Engel & Volkers Palm Beach.
Chris Shee – General Manager
Attended School in Switzerland and Australia, now living in Montreal Canada. Competed in 99/00 for the South Australian Sports Institute Basketball team against NCAA programs and elite European teams like Real Madrid in Spain. Over 10 years experience of securing scholarships for Student Athletes, whilst always displaying unbelievable patience in his conversing with coaches, athletes and parents. Chris has played a pivotal role in the development of AD and his expert guidance has helped generate over US$10m in four year scholarship value.
Michael Williams – North America Talent Manager
Michael is a 2011 Cardinal Newman High School graduate, who in his senior year with his High School Golf Team went undefeated to win the Florida State Championship. Mr. Williams also graduated from Florida Atlantic University with his Degree in Finance. Mike is employed by Precision Pension Administration and has experience in multi family real estate with Carlton Group and Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation in Boston. Mike is a natural born networker.
Oscar Fraustro – Latin America Talent Manager
Born in Mexico City, Oscar attended Eastern Florida State College and graduated from University of South Florida with a strong record in NCAA D1 Mens Golf. Earned the honor as Mexico Tour Rookie of the Year in 2006 before playing his way onto the Asian Tour, PGA Tour Latin America, Korn Ferry Tour and is only the 5th Mexican in history to compete on the PGA Tour. Oscar has 13 professional wins worldwide and is inspiring others young Latin Athletes to follow in his footsteps.
Ash Hicks – Australia Talent Manager
Was the 10th member to join the Athletes Dream family. Received multiple NCAA Scholarship opportunities before studying and competing with D2 Nationally Ranked University of Mount Olive in North Carolina. Participating in multiple conference championships he moved home to complete his final year of his Bachelor of Psychological Science. Now Ash is back where it started and is inspiring future Australian Student Athletes to believe in their Dreams and follow in his footsteps.
Robert ‘Bob’ Hunt – Account/Finance Manager
Finance Manager of AWDS Group which has major clients distributing medical, optical, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, wine, printed publication, importers, building and plumbing, giftware, reprographic and grocery supplies. Annual audit by Deloitte Accounting Australia.