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Manager Staff

Los Angeles, California, 90034, United States
April 19, 2018

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Nate Wright

Los Angeles CA *****


TGA Premier Sports

National Senior Director of Programming & Curriculum (2016-2018)

Launched 3rd franchise (TGA Team Sports)

- Researched and developed curriculum for 6 new sports (flag football, volleyball, lacrosse, cheerleading, floor hockey, ultimate disc)

- Lead trainer for new franchises

- Developed relationships with National Governing Bodies (NGB’s) for sports listed above

- Formed vendor relationships to service franchise needs

- Created skill based video training series for each sport to train new staff

Created national coach of the year program to honor field staff around the country

Franchise organization grew from 60 to73 locations

Led and directed primary business operations, working closely with reports to define operating standards, ensure operational excellence, identify resource constraints and resolve critical path issues.

Provided strategic leadership and direction to direct reports ensuring activities align with business objectives, culture and values of the company.

Continually reviewed systems and processes, implementing improvements for maximum efficiency and consistency within the various business lines and geographical locations in the company.

Developed and manage operations budget, recommend cap-ex programs in support of operations and business growth, and identify effective cost-reduction efforts.

Performs other duties that may be assigned.

TGA Premier Golf & Tennis

National Program Director (2010 – 2018)

Launched 2nd franchise (TGA Premier Youth Tennis)

- Lead franchise trainer for new chapter locations

- Business development mentor for new & existing franchise owners

- Restructured company curriculum & programming department

- Produced & directed training video series

- Reorganized HR on-boarding process

Signed a national partnership with United States Tennis Association (USTA)

- Became a certified youth tennis instructor (USTA / USPTA)

- Completed level 2 master teacher training (USTA)

Sold master franchise rights to owners in Canada & Spain

Created a Curriculum Advisory Committee to guide programming department

Secured $25,000 annual funding through non-profit grant organizations

- Created partnerships with local professional sports organizations (LA Kings, LA Clippers, LA Dodgers, LA Galaxy)

Southern California Golfers Association (SCGA)

Youth on Course Initiative / Affiliate Club President & Chairman (2009-2010)

Created marketing plans to draw new memberships

Conducted certification days for new members

Organized tournaments for club players

Coordinated outings with other affiliate clubs

Southern California Professional Golfers Association (SCPGA) Junior Tour Metro Field Staff Manager (2008-2009)

Hosted 35 annual tournaments throughout Southern California

Managed 10 field staff employees

Conducted golf tournaments with up to 144 players in the field The SoCal Swing

Tour Director (Summer 2007)

Organized 2 Week traveling camp from Santa Barbara to San Diego

- Liaised with public & private golf courses to create trip itinerary

- Created marketing plan to attract new customers, ages 11 – 17

- Responsible for all travel arrangements, communication and rate negotiation with courses, extra-curricular activities, food and safety of the camp Total Golf Adventures

LA Program Operations Manager/Director (2003-Current)

Launched flagship location in Los Angeles

Managed 60+ facility programs running seasonal youth programming

- Introduced the game of golf to 2500 students annually

Partnered with LA City Parks & Recreation for camps in West LA

Staff recruiter / trainer

- Managed team of 25-40 part time employees

Assisted in company expansion into franchising (2006)

- Developed curriculum & supporting materials for franchise support

- Designed marketing templates and sales materials

- Trained new franchise owners on program curriculum and operations

Franchise organization grew from 1 to 40 locations

- Created an interactive student handbook to increase revenue and the educational value of the program

- Created a 5 level program to retain students

- Created staff training video series to expedite on-boarding process

Developed relationships with vendors & strategic partners Education

University of Southern California (2003)

Bachelor of Arts – Major: Music Theory and Composition & Minor: Musical Theater / Anthropology

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