Dr. Scott Grant,CAA

Founder & Chief Impact Officer

Education:

Ed.D. - Leadership & Policy - BGSU

M.B.A. - Org. Leadership / Sport Administration - Univ. of Findlay

B.A. - Secondary Education - Univ. of Findlay

 

Experience:

2021 - present    College Professor - Leadership / Social Media

2019 - 2021         Director of Ops & Leadership Development

                                - University of North Carolina Golf Programs

2013 - present    College Professor - Mgmt. / Leadership

2011 - 2013         Athletic / Activities / Facilities Director

2006 - 2011         HS Teacher, Coach, Athletic Administrator

2004 - 2006         College Athletics Graduate Assistant​

 

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Scott Garvis,CMAA

Partner - Triple Threat Leadership
Owner - Scott Garvis Consulting

Education:

M.Ed. - Educational Leadership / Admin - Drake University

M.SS - Sport Science / Sport Mgmt. / Athletic Admin - USSA

B.A. - Political Science / History - Westmar University

 

Experience:

2022 - present    Athletic Director in Residence - Bound

2021 - present    Chairman - HS Broyles Award

2017 - present    Owner - Scott Garvis Consulting

2018 - 2021         Director of Athletics / Activities - Ankeny, Iowa

2012 - 2018         Director of Athletics / Activities - Newton, Iowa

2010 - 2012         Director of Athletics - Eastside Catholic (WA)

2006 - 2010         District Athletic Director - ISD #191 (MN)

2004 - 2006         Athletic & Activities Director - Davenport, Iowa

2000 - 2004         Head Football Coach / AD - Morona, Iowa

1998 - 2000         Asst. FB Coach - William Penn University

1996 - 1997         Asst. FB Coach - Westmar University

 

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Scott has been recognized by the National High School Athletic Coaches Association as an “National Athletic Director of the Year Finalist” and was recognized by the National Interscholastic Administrators Association with the Bruce Whitehead Distinguished Service Award.

 

As a leader in the sports industry Garvis has presented to athletic administrators across the country and his ideas on athletic leadership have been published in numerous professional journals.

 

Recent Project / Presentations

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Current Projects:

  • Analysis of user fee implementation & costs for OHSAA member schools

    • Supported by the Ohio High School Athletic Association & Secretary of State John Husted

    • Analysis of user fee implementation and cost of OHSAA state qualifying teams – In progress

    • Analysis of motivational factors for college selection of High School DECA Students – In progress

 

High School Environment:

  • Presentation Topic - “Personal Branding & Social Media Awareness / Strategy

    • Delphos St. John’s Middle & High School

    • Olentangy Hyatts Middle School

    • New Knoxville High / Middle School

    • Bluffton University Athletics Department

    • Elgin Middle / High School

    • Ayersville High / Middle School

    • New Bremen High / Middle School

    • Swanton High / Middle School

    • Clyde High School

    • Anthony Wayne High School

    • Ottoville High / Middle School

    • Findlay High School

    • Fort Recovery High School

    • Rossford High School

    • Genoa High School & Genoa Leadership Conference

    • Ohio Northern University Student Pharmacy Club

    • Beavercreek High School

    • Wapakoneta High / Middle School

    • Pandora-Gilboa High / Middle School & Teacher Inservice

    • Leipsic High / Middle School

    • Columbus Grove High / Middle School

    • Port Clinton High School / Middle School

    • Findlay High School

    • Bluffton Middle & High School

    • Lima Bath High School

    • Continental High School

    • Ottawa Hills High School

    • Monroeville Local Schools

    • Sandusky Perkins Local Schools

    • Liberty Benton Local Schools

    • Edison-Milan Local Schools

    • Otsego Local Schools

    • Coldwater Local Schools

    • Van Buren High School

    • Crestview Middle & High School

    • Lincolnview Middle & High School

    • Northwest Athletic Conference Leadership Council

    • Kenton High School Student Athlete Parent Meeting

    • Hilliard Innovative Learning Center

    • Western Buckeye League Conference Sportsmanship Committee 

    • Clermont Northeastern High School Boy's Basketball Team

    • University of Findlay High School Basketball Team Camp

  • Presentation Topic - “The Leadership 5's”

    • Patrick Henry High School National Honor Society Induction Ceremony

  • Presentation Topic - “Being an IMPACT Maker”

    • ​Findlay High School Student Council & Leadership Program

    • Western Buckeye League Conference Sportsmanship Committee

 

  • Presentation Topic - “Effective communication through high school athletic websites”

    • Northwest Ohio Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Conference

 

  • Presentation Topic - “Financial concerns in high school athletic departments”

    • Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors

 

  • Presentation Topic – “Sport Management Programs & Career Discovery”

    • Rhodes State College Career Day

 

  • Presentation Topic - "College Preparation & Strategic Planning"

    • Whitmer High School Marketing Program

 

  • Presentation Topic – “Leadership & Team Development in Interscholastic Athletics – what is your mission and how are you impacting stakeholders each and every day.”

    • Van Buren High School Athletics Department

 

Collegiate Environment:

  • Presentation Topic – “Personal Branding 101 - Strategic Impression Making”

    • NWOIAAA 2016 Fall Student Leadership Conference
       

  • Presentation Topic – “Personal Branding 101 - Strategic Impression Making”

    • Ohio Northern University Football Program
       

  • Presentation Topic – “Developing a Strategic Marketing Plan as a Coaching Staff"

    • University of Findlay Basketball Coaching Staff 

 

  • Presentation Topic – “Using Social Media To Your Advantage – Building That Personal Brand”

    • University of Findlay Athletic Teams

 

  • Presentation Topic – “Skype Interviews 101”

    • University of Findlay Marketing Club – “Market Yourself for Success”

 

  • Presentation Topic – “UF’s Guide to Athletic / Academic Success”

    • Success for Student Athletes Academic Course

    • University of Findlay Football Team

 

  • Presentation Topic - “Importance of building your personal brand”

    • Oiler Connection Career Day 

 

  • Presentation Topic - "Interviews, resumes, and opportunities from an administrative perspective"

    • University of Findlay Student Teacher Education Mtg.

 

  • Presentation Topic - “Transitioning from the classroom to administration”

    • University of Findlay Freshman Education Experience Class

 

Community Environment:

  • Presentation Topic - “Personal Branding & Social Media Awareness / Strategy”

    • First Lutheran Church, Findlay, Ohio (Parent Session & Youth Group Session)​

Professional Presentations

  • Interviews:

    • Interviewed by Dr. Coyte Cooper – Assistant Professor of Sport Administration at The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

      • Earn the Right To Live Your Dreams Podcast

      • November 2015 – Top 5 downloaded episodes on Apple Itunes

 

  • Panelist – Sport and Society Initiative Forum – The Ohio State University

    • Topic:  Pay to Participate Programs in Interscholastic Athletics - February 201

      • Panelists:  Secretary of State John Husted, Senator Cliff Hite, OHSAA Jerry Snodgrass, Ohio University - David Ridpath

 

  • 6th Alliance for Sport Business Conference – Oklahoma State University

    • Topic: “Bringing the External, Internal – Agency Development Class Delivery Model for Sport Business”

 

  • Excel at Teaching Symposium – The University of Findlay

    • Topic:  "Building a Business Model Within the Classroom Setting: The No Class Class"

 

  • Lead presenter for Ohio Senator Cliff Hite’s Northwest Ohio Open Forum regarding educational changes & PTP fees

 

  • Teaching Partners Program

    • Title of Presentatoin:  Importance of Context & Status Quo Disruption in Higher Education Teaching

 

  • SoTL Conference (Society of Teaching & Learning) The University of Findlay

    • Title of Proposal:  The Scholarship of Teaching:  What is the Mission of Centers for Teaching & Learning.

 

  • SoTL Conference (Society of Teaching & Learning) – Indiana University South Bend

    • Title of Proposal:  Assisting students with individual and team skill development through committee structure organization within a sport and event management service learning club

 

  • Presentation - OCEA Conferece (Ohio Cooperative Education Association)

    • Title of Proposal:  The University of Findlay using The Ohio Means Internships and Co-op Grant to provide Experiential Learning.