Sports Thread Corporate Site

Meet the Award-Winning Team


Many of Sports Thread's employees are former high school and college athletes. 
Sean Leary
Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Sean Leary, Founder, President / Chief Executive Officer, Board Member. Sean has led Sports Thread to receive recognition in June as a “2019 Top Technology Company” (Intercon) as the first social networking and Software as a Service platform for the youth sports market. Sean has grown the company from writing its first wireframe and business plan while in college to having 11 employees and nearly 100 licensed distributors, interns and contractors working on the Sports Thread business. Sean coordinates and implements all daily operations including but not limited to the development of the Sports Thread platform, client relations with over 50 leading youth sports organizations subscribed to the Sports Thread Software as a Service platform, the Sports Thread social network ecosystem, and a license network of 47 national territories as well as all executive office and administrative functions. Sean is a former Division I baseball player for Oral Roberts University and won two NCAA conference championships. Prior to his college career, Sean was heavily recruited as a Colorado ESPN Rise Magazine All State baseball player. Sean graduated from Oral Roberts University in May 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.  ​​

Accepting our Top 50 Award

Dick O'Donnell
Chief Marketing Officer
Dick develops and supervises corporate and product marketing strategies and key communications initiatives. A veteran Silicon Valley marketing executive, he previously was VP of Corporate Marketing at BEA Systems (acquired by Oracle), TIBCO Software and Borland Software. As an independent consultant, he collaborated on marketing projects with more than 400 companies, including: Apple, Microsoft, Intel, Yahoo, Reuters, Cisco, FedEx, Coca-Cola, and the San Francisco 49ers. He also held senior marketing positions with WPP/Burson-Marsteller, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Purdue University.
Tab Evetts
Chief Technology Officer
A graduate of Park University with a degree in management and information systems, Tab had a 30-year career spanning both military and civilian positions with EDS, IBM, DOD, and others in systems design and production control management.

Tab also served in the Texas Air and Army National Guards and is a retired combat arms officer. He enjoys spending time with family, RVing, golf, and traveling (for pleasure).

He currently is based out of Schertz, TX (just outside San Antonio, Texas).

Ron  Voss
Chief Financial Officer, Director

Ron oversees all financial matters for Sports Thread. He is also the Principal of Voss Financial Services, LLC in Denver, Colorado, which provides accounting, tax and retirement planning for individuals as well as accounting and tax services to small and medium-sized businesses in various industries. Ron graduated from the University of Denver in 1970. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Financial Planner and Certified Senior Advisor. Previously he worked for Coopers & Lybrand accounting firm.
Brad Parker
Sports Thread Director
Brad is Managing Member of BRP Holdings, LLC. Previously, he was President of Bron Tapes, the premier pressure sensitive tape and adhesive distributor in the United States. He also served as President of Bron Aerotech, the world’s leading supplier of engineered films, fabrics and tapes for the aerospace industry, including aircraft manufacturers and rocket builders. Brad accepted a full football scholarship to the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1979, where he played wide receiver for four years.


Lauren Knight Hughes
Director of Business Operations
Kody Mommaerts, MBA
Director of Marketing
Keenan Leary, MBA
Director of Social Media
Matt Chapman
Director of Client Services
Kyle Newsom
Director of Partnerships
Darius Coldiron
Director of Customer Service
Douglas Weiner
William Leary
Director of Sales
Fiona Sweeney
Client Success Manager

Advisory Board Members

Bill Waters
Advisory Board Member
Bill Waters served as the Chief Accounting Officer and Chief Corporate Strategy Officer of Molson Coors Brewing Company since May 23, 2008, and served as its Vice President until January 2011. Mr. Waters served as Controller of Molson Coors Brewing Company from September 2008 to October 1, 2011. Mr. Waters served as the Chief Financial Officer of Coors Brewing Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Molson Coors Brewing Company, since 2006; Vice President of Supply Chain Finance for Coors Brewing Company from 2005 to 2006; and Vice President of Finance of Coors Brewers Worldwide, a wholly owned subsidiary of Molson Coors Brewing Company, from 2003 to 2005. Prior to that, he served in a variety of senior financial positions since joining Molson Coors Brewing Company's predecessor in 1993. Mr. Waters received an Accounting degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, in 1989.   

Kevin Faulkner
Advisory Board Member
Kevin is a veteran Silicon Valley software executive, who has been acting as a strategic advisor to Sports Thread since 2016. As a corporate lawyer for 12 years, Kevin worked at leading Silicon Valley firms Wilson Sonsini and Morrison & Foerster. He specialized in IPO, M&A, tech licensing and other corporate work for companies such as BEA Systems, SDL, Cylink, Uniphase, and Hyundai Electronics. For 20 years, Kevin was a finance and communications executive at software companies BEA Systems (acquired by Oracle), Nuance Communications, and Apigee (acquired by Google). Most recently, Kevin was Managing Director of the west coast technology practice for leading national strategic communications firm ICR, advising SaaS companies such as MuleSoft (acquired by Salesforce), Veeva, Twilio, New Relic, Zoom, Avalara and Guidewire. Kevin received his J.D. from the University of Virginia and bachelor’s degrees from Fort Hays State University. Kevin recently retired to Pebble Beach, California, where he is focusing on philanthropic and entrepreneurial interests, investing and golf.

Vance R. Andrus Esq.
Advisory Board Member
Vance is a 1972 graduate of the LSU Law School where he served on the Law Review and as the legal research assistant to Professor George Pugh and a former U.S. Army First Lieutenant. Vance worked as a defense lawyer before founding the plaintiff firm today named Andrus Wagstaff, and has extensive trial experience both as plaintiff and defense counsel. Since 1980, Vance has been rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell the “Highest Rating in both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards.” Vance is a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award by “America’s Top 100 Attorneys organization.” He also was chosen as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” by The National Trial Lawyers Association”. He also received The Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for Outstanding Achievement in the Reserve Officers Training Corps Program. He also was selected as a Lifetime Member of the Trial Masters Association. Vance was named “10 Best Attorneys 2017 – Colorado” by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys for exceptional and outstanding client service.

Bill McCartney
Advisory Board Member
Coach Bill “Mac” McCartney was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2013. He retired as the winningest coach in the University of Colorado’s football history.  Coach “Mac” transformed a football program in Boulder that won just 14 games over a six-year span into one that claimed three Big 8 Conference titles and the 1990 consensus National Championship.  He won the NCAA Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach of the Year Award in 1990.
Derrick Martin
Advisory Board Member
Two-time Super Bowl champion, Derrick Martin today is a real estate professional. Skilled in working with nonprofit organizations, coaching, sales, and event management. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from University of Wyoming. He is currently head football coach at Thomas Jefferson High School in Denver.
James K. Kreutz
Advisory Board Member
James Kreutz (Jim) graduated from Colorado State University 1963 and then graduated from South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas in 1968.  James passed the Colorado Bar and was sworn in April 1969.  Jim was appointed Assistant Attorney General of Colorado from May 1969 to December 1974. He has been in private practice since 1975, focusing primarily in civil litigation and administrative law. Jim was appointed Douglas County attorney 1981 and served until 1989.  Jim has taught Administrative Law in the para-legal program at Araphahoe Community College and taught Legal writing and administrative law at University of Denver Law School. He is a member of Denver SE Rotary Club. He is married to Martha Hill Kreutz, who is a former State Representative of Colorado, and together have three daughters one of which is a former Denver Magistrate.  He is active in his rotary club, Arapahoe Bar and is a member of Colorado Bar Association
Gerald "Coach" Houck
​Sales Associate / Advisory Board Member
An enthusiastic football professional and coach for over 30 years, Coach began his career playing at Chicago’s Fenger High School. He was recruited by several major colleges and selected by the University of Colorado at Boulder to play college football. Coach was fortunate enough to play in four bowl games and during his senior year the Buffaloes finished number three in the nation. His high school and college coaching careers include two Colorado high school State Championships and two Division I-AA college championship finals. As a vital member of the Sports Thread team, Coach brings a unique perspective to the recruiting processs having been recruited and then having recruited high school and junior college players throughout his career as well.
Beth Wilderotter
Advisory Board Member
A medical industry executive and former competitive gymnast, Beth was a charter member of theDenver Broncos Cheerleaders (DBC). She performed at Super Bowl XXXII in 1998. Beth was a UDA (Universal Dance Association) National Dance Instructor, choreographer for the Denver University Cheerleaders and many high school dance/cheer teams. She is a mother of three children, ranging from a senior in high school to 3rd grade, all of whom are passionately following their own chosen sports, which include soccer, baseball, football, and yes, competitive dance.
Jay Howarth
​Advisory Board Member
Based in Los Angeles, Jay is an award-winning producer, director and actress who has staged some of the most iconic moments in pro sports history. She has been awarded two Super Bowl Rings, three game balls, and an Olympic Gold Medal. She has produced 300 stadium shows for sports industry giants, including: 150 NFL events, 65 NBA , World Cup Soccer, FIFA, 35 MLS Soccer, and 3 US Olympic Games. Jay currently produces live, multi-media events in Hollywood for TV & Film, music, fashion, and theater. She has directed stages for the biggest stars of our time, including: John Travolta, Dustin Hoffman, Jamie Foxx, Adam Levine, Christina Aguilara, Elton John, Katy Perry, and Bruno Mars.
Orlando Poole
Advisory Board Member
Orlando was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. He played football, basketball and studied martial arts throughout high school and went on to play semi-pro football with the Colorado Warriors. As a hospital administrator, Orlando stays busy with his day job, but on the weekends headlines with his band, Tunisia, which performed at President Barack Obama’s Presidential Inauguration in 2009 and the Democratic and Republic Conventions.