We help athletic and sports business leaders interested in achieving professional growth and success through commitment to self and team awareness. Through a powerful partnership we empower you to explore your inner beliefs. It's a discovery of what's blocking you so you can shift your thoughts, feelings and actions. Athletics is a powerful platform to grow personally and professionally.
Time Inc/Sports Illustrated IMG
AYSO Director of Coaching
Saatchi & Saatchi
My Sports Dreams
“Athletics are a platform for leadership growth. One can unleash your unique voice through a learning mindset in and out of competition. Collaboration, communication, listening all are just some of the skills we are on a journey to master.We want to increase your capacity for learning about self so you can catapult your leadership and performance mastery.”
― TOM HESS, FOUNDER OF THE PLAYBOOK LAB
A Career Coaching Companies, Brands and Serving People
Tom's career includes working with companies and individuals. It has allowed him to serve people and to build trusting relationships to inspire, create and realize great thinking.
His work spans companies like Disney, Time Inc./Sports Illustrated, Saatchi & Saatchi, IMG, and smaller, more entrepreneurial companies like My Sports Dreams.
These experiences help him see opportunities to enhance personal, professional and organizational leadership. Through collaboration and engagement, he inspires a learning mindset of empathy, creativity, and acceptance.
He ignites his beliefs by developing respectful and valued relationships and continues to evolve personally and professionally by learning through his experiences.
He's a Certified Professional Coach. He uses the principles and tools of the Core Energy Coaching™ process and Energy Leadership as the foundation for unlocking clarity and purpose to produce real leadership growth individually and organizationally.
As a former NCAA DIII student-athlete, Tom’s able to combine his passion for college athletics with his professional experiences to share thoughtful insights that can be applied individually and organizationally.
“Enabled trusting relationships with colleges.”
- Jon Goldman, Managing Partner, Reaching Our Goal
Authentic, refreshing leadership ideas for our student-athletes.”
- Gina Nicoletti, Associate Athletic Director, Centre College
“Tom provided insightful and refreshing workshop topics over two days for our joint ECC-CACC SAAC Leadership Conference.”
- Bob Dranoff, Commissioner, East Coast Conference, NCAA DII
Learn the benefits of leadership development and what the leaders of today look like.
The Energy Leadership Index™ enables administration, coaches, and Student athletes to hold up mirrors to their perceptions, attitudes, behaviors, and overall leadership capabilities. The assessment reveals what specific filters you’ve developed and how those filters are influencing the results you want to achieve.
The Leadership Lab is a customized leadership development program which allows you to discover the leader in you. This is for players/coaches or teams.