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Team Roster

The ConnectED Athletics team roster is made up of current career athletes who have personal experience in managing the transitions from high school to college to life after the game comes to an end. Our goal is to share those experiences, tools, knowledge with the next generation of male and female athletes across all sports to increase successful transition to life after sports.

Anthony Williams
Founder and President

Former Student-Athlete/Coach (Football) San Francisco St. (MBA) 25+ years High Tech Software experience Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Founder of Texas Football Showcase Startup experience

Joshua Williams
Co-Founder, Vice President

Former Student-Athlete (football) Univ. of Texas-San Antonio (UTSA) Grad, Start-up sales experience Uber Eats

Operations Mgr. Community Impact

Chris Vaughn
Co-Founder, Strategic Advisor

Former Student Athlete (Football) Murray St.

20 years Football Coach experience including Texas, Memphis, Old Miss, Arkansas, and Tulsa and National Scout, Dallas Cowboys

Aaron Williams
Co-Founder, Strategic Advisor

Former Student & Professional Athlete (Football) Univ. of Texas

3 yr letterman, Texas Longhorns, 34th overall pick 2011 NFL draft

6 yr career Buffalo Bills, DB

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Eric Townsend
VP, Finance

Former Student-Athlete (Track and Field) North Carolina St.

35+ years of Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Marketing and International Business experience at IBM.

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Brad Smith
Investor, Strategic Advisor

Former Student & Professional Athlete (Football) Univ. of Missouri. 4 yr letterman, Missouri Tigers, 104th overall pick 2006 NFL draft 9 yr career Jets, Bills & Eagles, QB/WR

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