The SACA (Semi-Professional Athlete & Coaches Association), a leading sports association proudly announces the appointment of Monique AJ Smith and Josh Howard to its esteemed Board of Directors.
As The SACA continues to drive innovation and growth in the sports association sector, the addition of these accomplished professionals strengthens the company’s strategic leadership and positions it for continued success.
About the New Board Members:
Monique AJ Smith:
Monique is a Veteran Athletics Administrator with over 30 years of experience. She has also served in various athletic administrative roles for notable colleges and universities. For more than 22 years she has provided consultation on Title IX, NCAA compliance, and rules education as well as served on several NCAA Committees. For 2 years she served as consultant to the NCAA Leadership Development Department by conducting campus and conference workshops for student-athletes and athletic administrators.
Retired NBA player, currently Assistant Athletic Director and head coach of UNT-Dallas Men’s Basketball Team. Formerly playing for Wake Forest University, Howard boasts an impressive 10 year NBA career. As a community leader, Howards nonprofit organization The Josh Howard Foundation is dedicated to helping to improve the quality of life of economically challenged communities.
Comments from The SACA’s Leadership:
“We are thrilled to welcome our new board members, Ms. Smith and Mr. Howard to The SACA” said CEO & President Danita Harris, CAP. “Their wealth of experience and diverse skill sets align seamlessly with our vision for the future. As we navigate new opportunities and challenges in the sports landscape, their guidance will be invaluable in steering The SACA toward continued growth and success.”
About The SACA:
At The SACA, our mission is to empower sports industry professionals with the strategic foresight, innovative thinking, and actionable plans needed to achieve their full potential. The SACA envisions a world where every sports industry professional, regardless of its popularity in size of name or sport, has the clarity, strategy, and resilience to prosper in an ever-evolving business landscape. We aspire to be the beacon of innovative thinking, guiding businesses to achieve sustainable growth, maximize opportunities, and meet the challenges of tomorrow. We help athletes get paid after the game ends.