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bookacoach

bookacoach is an interactive web based application that connects athletes and parents with verified safe and qualified coaches.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Sports
  • Location Washington, D.C., DC, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2011
  • Employees 2
  • Website bookacoach.com

Company Summary

bookacoach provides new revolutionary tools for coaches to manage their private lessons and communicate with athletes, allowing parents and athletes to easily find local coaches for free. Whether using bookacoach on your computer, mobile or tablet device, simply pick your favorite sport, search for a top quality coach and buy private lessons, all online. bookacoach is similar in model to ZocDoc, Angie’s List and Open Table.

Team

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    Kevin MacCauley
    Founder, CEO
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    Kevin is the founder of bookacoach and even outside of working on making sports coaching more accessible to youth across all sports, he’s busy doing what his dad loved doing, coaching baseball. Kevin is actively involved as a volunteer youth baseball coach in the Washington, D.C. metro area.

    Known on the field as Coach Mac, Kevin focuses on sharing not only core fundamentals but translating baseball to life lessons. His dad always taught him t

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    Myles Grote
    Co-Founder, CFO
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    Myles was introduced to the competitive world of sports at an early age as he was a 3 sport athlete in both middle and high school. He attended Culver Summer Camps for 5 summers during his youth years where he competed in a multitude of sports. His passion for sports eventually led him to a post-college hobby in competitive distance running. As he went to search for a private marathon coach in Chicago, he saw firsthand the need for bookacoach.

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    Thomas Fink
    Director
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    Tom has several children at various stages in amateur athletics. He knows well the value a good coach can bring to an athlete, but also believes that child safety is paramount. In addition, Tom brings broad managerial and financial experience to bookacoach from a number of industries. Tom was CFO of CapitalSource, Inc. from 2003 until 2009, including during its IPO and rapid growth. Prior to this, Tom spent 12 years in the airline industry

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    Sam Reid
    Director
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    Sam was one of the first believers in bookacoach and has been with us from our first steps. He’s been instrumental in the development of the business and has played an integral role in seeing the concept blossom to reality. Sam currently serves as President of Hope and Reid, LLC & is a Managing Director at Ninigret Partners. He has extensive non-profit board experience and has been appointed to various public sector positions with the Office o

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    Brendan Sullivan
    Director
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    Headfirst Camps, which has been rated by Sports Illustrated as the #1 camp in the Washington, DC & Bethesda area and top 50 in the US. Headfirst runs Day Camps, Sports Camps, and Baseball Showcase Camps (Headfirst Honor Roll Camps), as well as the official camp of the Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs and New York Yankees in those markets. Brendan’s passion for sports began very early on in his life, eventually leading him to three regional NCAA bas

Advisors

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    Jonathan Emery
    Lawyer
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Previous Investors

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    Thomas Fink, Samuel Reid, Steven Gewirz, Joe Downey, Tony Fink
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