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U.S. Sports Champion Shares His Sustainable Success
KNOXVILLE, TN – September 24, 2012 – On September 7th, the Labor Department reported job growth slowed and thousands of Americans were giving up on their job search. Recent economic reports have shown vulnerabilities of America’s economy. Millions of businesses are struggling. A noted business owner shares how he has achieved success
According to the Labor Department, the economy added only 96,000 jobs in August, which was down from 141,000 jobs in July. Additionally, unemployment fell to 8.1%, from 8.3%.
Being successful means connecting with your customers. Charles Oliver, better known as ‘Coach O’, understands how today’s businesses are struggling to survive. Oliver explains, “I approach business with the same intensity and focus that I employed as a champion athlete”. Oliver notes the importance of knowing your field of operation, building a great team, and knowing your competitors. It is a winning recipe that has made this Track and Field Champion successful in the business world.
Oliver celebrates 23 years in his sports business this month. In 1989, he started Bags By Coach O, a company deeply rooted in track and field with specialized divisions serving all aspects of the sport and other athletic events. While strolling through his hometown of Columbus, GA, Oliver spotted a bag in a store window and immediately thought of modifying it for track athletes. “I remember seeing kids walking around at track meets carrying their shoes and other gear in their hands”, Oliver remembered. “Developing a customized bag for track athletes seemed so obvious when I thought about it.”
Given the realities of this financial crisis, many business leaders are looking for better insight for greater profitability and sustainable success. Following the steps of Oliver is a good step.
Charles “Coach O” Oliver is available for media interviews. You can reach him at www.coacho.com.
About the Industry Expert
Charles “Coach O” Oliver is a member of that select fraternity. He has the athletic championships to prove it. He was an All-American and coach national championships in track. In 1989, he founded Bags By Coach O in 1989. Coach O Registration handles online registration for both national youth organization events, meets in 47 states, as well as several provinces in Canada. Several meets, including the AAU Junior Olympic Games, the largest youth meet in the world, benefit from Coach O Event Management.
An active member and advocate for the nation’s track and field community, Oliver served in leadership positions with several organizations, major athletic events and as a member of numerous boards including the Knoxville Track Club, AAU Executive Committee Board, AAU Junior Olympic Games, USATF Meet Directors Association as well as NCAA and SEC positions.
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