Our Team

Ash Smith, Global
Founder/CEO

Founder & CEO of Athletes Dream which has generated over $US75m in four-year scholarship value for Student Athletes from Five Continents to compete in American Universities & Colleges. Ash is also a Florida Licensed Luxury Realtor in Palm Beach.


Tony Giles, Australia
Founder/Secretary

Founder & Chairman of Athletes Dream. Founder of AWDS Group, Adelaide Australia in 1988. Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors & Logistics Association of Australia. All Australian Football Player 1983 & Life Member of the Port Adelaide Football Club.


Jean-Laurent Bourquin, Switzerland
International Advisor

Founder & CEO of AdviSPORT created in 2011. Has developed expertise over the past 25 years at the highest levels of the world of sport (professional relationships with over 50 International Sports Federations, attendance at 12 Olympic Games and more than 70 world championships).


Wendy Walesch, USA
Board Member

Marketing & PR Consultant, Strategist and Facilitator. Major Sponsor and Donor for events benefiting Children’s Health & Education: Gary Player & Dennis Quaid Events, Committee and Donor: Food for the Poor, Home Safe, Mental Health, Cancer Society, LPGA ADT Championship and additional foundations. 


Maura Brassil-Day, USA
International Advisor

National Director for Navy League of the United States and on the Commissioning Committee for the USS FORT LAUDERDALE. Worked in protection and safety of the seas involving Coast Guard, Bahamas Defense Force & Ministry of Fisheries and Air Space between the U.S. and The Bahamas with Ministry of Aviation.


Arthur L. Bernstein, USA
Board Member

Individual Life & Health Insurance, Employee Benefit Analysis & Group Business Development at Richard S. Bernstein & Associates Inc. Producer, Writer, Actor & Director; Walt Before Mickey, Swing State, Brawler and New Life. Graduated from University of Miami in 2000 with Bachelor of Arts in Motion Picture and Theatre Production with a minor in Marketing.