COLUMBUS, OH (DECEMBER 23, 2019) – The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) has signed a new multi-year partnership with Teall Properties Group (TPG), a multimedia and marketing management company for high schools, as the exclusive agent for strategic business partnerships and athletic sponsorships rights.
Under the partnership, TPG will work with the OHSAA to develop business relationships to benefit the Association, and in turn its member schools. TPG also will represent the OHSAA in negotiations for opportunities related to the regional and national recognition of the OHSAA championships and student-athletes across its 26 sports.
“Growing up in Oxford, Ohio and playing at Talawanda High School in the OHSAA, I am excited about this partnership,” said TPG CEO Mike Wolfert. “The OHSAA is one of the largest state associations in the country, and we can’t wait to grow its brand and revenues so that the OHSAA can continue to improve upon the student-athlete experience that is shaping the next generation of leaders in Ohio. .”
“The OHSAA is committed to providing great opportunities for student-athletes. Partnerships and sponsorships greatly enhance these opportunities while assisting with tremendous resources for our schools.” said OHSAA Executive Director Jerry Snodgrass. “We are excited about this professional partnership with TPG to take this to the next level and ultimately benefit the thousands of student-athletes we serve.”
OHSAA joins a group of seven properties associated with TPG, including the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference (OVAC), the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL), the South Carolina High School League (SCHSL), the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA), Rhode Island Interscholastic League (RIIL) and the North Carolina Independent School Athletic Association (NCISAA).
The OHSAA is a private non-profit voluntary interscholastic athletic association of 816 high schools and 758 junior high schools. Each school year, the Association awards championships across its 26 sports. The OHSAA is online at https://ohsaa.org/.
Teall Sports & Entertainment created its TPG division in 2018 to serve as Teall Sports & Entertainment’s arm for the high school market. TPG believes in the high school student-athlete experience and how it positively shapes our next generation. It is our mission to support this cause by connecting its community to organizations and brands that share in this belief.
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About Teall Sports & Entertainment
Teall Sports & Entertainment is a privately held set of investments in innovative, high-growth potential lifestyle brands, experiences and services. The company’s leadership has extensive experience in sports, media, marketing, and entertainment, and the group provides its operating companies deep expertise in a number of disciplines: corporate strategy, organizational management, culture and training, financial strategy, employee operations, recruiting, and expert legal diligence.
Teall Sports & Entertainment is led by Ben C. Sutton, Jr. and an executive management team that built and expanded four national market-leading businesses in the college sports space: IMG College Multi-media, IMG College Seating, IMG College Licensing, and IMG Learfield Ticketing. Teall invests in complementary organizations that can strategically work together to realize greater value, sharing in expertise, thought leadership, and networks.
For more information, please visit TeallCapital.com.