Our goals are to drive our clients’ business and enhance the student-athlete experience.
We generate tangible results for our marketing partners, while at the same time, create new revenue streams for high schools.
Scholastic Sports Marketing offers a multitude of sponsorship opportunities for our clients.
Scholastic Sports Marketing is your “all-access pass” to high school sports across the United States. If you’re a marketer thinking about tapping into the high school space to successfully drive your business, then SSM is your go-to source to score the best activation possible.
For more than a decade, SSM has been in the business of creating lasting and meaningful relationships with our clients. We connect businesses of all shapes and sizes to the ever-growing high school sports market. When we tackle a project, we put ourselves in your shoes to figure out the best way to strategically link you to high school sports in a turnkey manner. We help our clients accomplish their goals.
Scholastic Sports Marketing (SSM) partners with some of the most prestigious high school sports properties in the country, along with many reputable national, regional and local businesses and organizations. These relationships help advance our mission to drive our clients’ business and support high school sports at the same time.
WHO WE ARE
Founded in 2004, the SSM team has over 100 combined years of experience in sports marketing and generating tangible results for clients across the country.
Inside our walls, you’ll find talented and ambitious people that are ready to help you tap into the high school sports space to successfully drive your business.
President and Founder
YEARS AT SSM: 12 years, started company in 2004
EDUCATION: Denison University ’94; Ohio University ’95
INTERESTS: Outside the office I’m a Little League coach. I currently coach my son’s baseball team and have also coached my daughter on the softball field.
YEARS AT SSM: 10 years
EDUCATION: Western Carolina University ’03
INTERESTS: I am a Charlotte native and huge Panthers fan – Keep Pounding! I am a big believer in the power of sports to connect people and communities. I’m a passionate global youth/child advocate, working with organizations based in Uganda to alleviate poverty and protect the rights of children.
Vice President – Business Development
YEARS AT SSM: 5 years
EDUCATION: North Dakota State University ’93; U-Wisconsin LaCrosse ’96
INTERESTS: I enjoy traveling to new places & am very passionate about sports. I attended my first ESPN ESPY Awards this year… I’m a bit of a fanatic!
Director of Business Development – Tri-State Region
YEARS AT SSM: 6 years
EDUCATION: West Liberty University ’05
INTERESTS: I’ve been an avid equestrian since age 8. I coach Bethany College’s IHSA Hunt Seat Equestrian Team, as well as, train horses and aspiring riders.
Stephanie York Wagner
Director of Marketing and Events
YEARS AT SSM: 4 years
EDUCATION: Arizona State ’09
INTERESTS: I’m a huge advocate for volunteering. Currently I am the head track and field coach for Special Olympics Capital Area – Louisiana, and I serve my local area Red Cross in a variety of ways. I love yoga, running around the bayou, & eating my way through the amazing Cajun food of the Gulf Coast.
Marketing and Event Coordinator
YEARS AT SSM: 2 years
EDUCATION: Johnson and Wales University ’14
INTERESTS: I love to travel! It doesn’t matter if it’s a short trip as long as it’s somewhere new. Some of my recent trips include a weekend trip to Asheville and two weeks in Portugal on the island of Terceira.
YEARS AT SSM: 2 years
EDUCATION: East Carolina University ’90
INTERESTS: Aside from working with SSM and my company, 2D Consulting, I spend a lot of my time as the Voice of Cameron Indoor Stadium for the Duke University men’s and women’s basketball teams.
Director of Business Development
YEARS AT SSM: 1 year
EDUCATION: Gardner-Webb University, Int’l Bus ’08, MBA ’10
INTERESTS: As a former student-athlete at Gardner-Webb University, I love working at SSM. I ran track and field for the Runnin’ Bulldogs and helped our team win the 2006 Atlantic Sun Championship.
Working with SSM offers your company:
- Community involvement
- Positive brand recognition
- Cause-related events
- Access to your target audience
- Relevance in an unsaturated sports market
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