From the beginning, 757 SPORTS CONNECTION has been driven by the interests and involvement of our incredible Hampton Roads Community of passionate Citizens and the successful of our Tidewater Area Sports athletes. Our platform is always growing, and we are focused on improving our collection of content and enhancing the Digital Media Experience. We offer opportunities for users to be active in a variety of topics and to engage with each other in a fun and safe online environment. Visit us at 757sportsconnection.org
We aim to EMPOWER, INSPIRE, AND ENRICH the lives of citizens throughout the 757 Tidewater Hampton Roads Community by giving them the opportunity to share their voice through digital media platforms. The stories will ENGAGE, ENTERTAIN AND EDUCATE our community with dialogue and topics that supports stronger CONNECTIONS and promote humanitarian excellence.
Transform our experiences through delivery of Quality Videos with compelling sports interviews of area athletes and professionals in the 757 Area that focus on personal insights that highlight triumph over adversity, meaningful relationships, and legacy of community engagement in the HAMPTON ROADS COMMUNITY.
INFLUENCE generations by capitalizing on the strength of diversity and success of Hampton Roads, Virginia’s great sports legacy.
ENCOURAGE growth through personal development, empowerment and highlighting our shared interest.
FOCUS our talents and resources on human excellence and striving for maximizing our human potential.
LIFTING UP OUR CITIZENS with dignity and respect and making meaningful community connections.
PROMOTE meaningful, productive dialogue around difficult conversations-- Finding Common Ground.
Respect, Trust, Innovation,
Modeling, Excellence, Transformation
757 SPORTS CONNECTION POLICIES
GENDER EQUITY POLICY:
757 SPORTS CONNECTION is committed to broadening access, ensuring opportunity, and equitably distributing resources for all participants of sport and physical activity.
CODE OF ETHICS POLICY:
The Code of Ethics is about respect: respect for our partners, USERS, our society, the law, our policies, and procedures for the environment, and especially ourselves and each other.
If you would like to contact members of the leadership
team, please email Sportsconnection757@aol.com
Head of Operations
Products Services Delivery Strategy
Stan serves as head of Operations for our Organization. In this position his responsibility includes directing and managing the effective delivery of all products and services. He also focuses on building the Leadership team and leading the organization to fulfill it's mission. He is a former Corporate Executive and Federal Senior Manager. His focus included Sales Management, Corporate Training and Organizational Behavior. He and his teams have garnered multiple awards, including the organizations' highest honors. These honors distinguished his teams as top performers in each organization he has served. Stan has a Bachelors of Science degree from Christopher Newport University and is a US Army Veteran. He continues to support his Hampton Roads community thru donations to his alma mater and other charitable organizations.
Video & Music Production
Digital Content & Promotions
Bob serves as part of the leadership team for our organization. Wearing many hats and adding to the overall experience to our online community. Bob and his wife Gigie currently serve as full-time Instructors and staff with University of the Nations. This year he was part of a team that launched an online school that lectures took place in Asia and had students over 24 nations and the lectures were translated into 6 different languages live. Due to Covid-19,Bob & Gigie can’t physically travel but have made a pivot to everything online and increased the footprint of the impact of their involvement with UofN. Bob is part of a team creating Online classrooms for various courses at UofN, developing strategies to assist locations that do not have the physical resources to have onsite classes. Bob is a graduate of James Madison University with a Bachelor of Science in Communication.
Business Development & Sales
Rickey is a strategic thinker, action taker, business consultant and leads the Marketing and business development strategy for our team. He is graduate of the University of Richmond, E. Claiborne Robins School of business with a BA degree in Management Systems and Marketing. Rickey played collegiate D1 football at the University of Richmond and was the team's leading receiver during the 1975 and 1976 seasons. He also played high school football at Hampton High for the Crabbers under the legendary coach Mike Smith. Professionally, he enjoyed a successful corporate career in Product Marketing, Business Development and Sales with IBM and Honeywell. He also has an affiliation with Sports Management Worldwide as a certified "agent advisor" in athletes management.