Team ADO

Ash Smith – Founder/President

Pioneer of Online Athlete Education, CEO of ADO; The Athlete Eligibility Centre for the World. Ash has incredibly rare experiences with IWP, IOC, United Nations, European Union, WME/IMG & more. Resides in Florida with his Wife and has family in Missouri and London. “For what we do on Earth is amplified in Heaven“.


Jean-Laurent Bourquin – Olympic Advisor

Founder & CEO of AdviSPORT in 2011. Over 25 years expertise at the highest level of world of sport (professional relationships with over 50 International Sports Federations, was involved with 12 Olympic Games and more than 70 world championships). Recently worked on project to enter Sports Climbing into the Tokyo 2021 Olympics and BreakDancing into the Paris 2024 Olympics.


Wendy Walesch – Event Operations

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


Gillian Hosier – Open University, Head of Philanthropy & Events

Works with a wide & diverse range of donors, from individual gifts through to experienced philanthropists bestowing major gifts, securing support for projects across The Open University. Gillian aides in ensuring that goals and objectives of each donor are met.


Maura Brassil-Day – 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.


Tony Giles – Advisor

First Supporter of the AD College Scholarship program. Founder of AWDS Group in 1988.  Former board member Port Adelaide Football Club. x10 years Pro Australian Football, 1975-1984. x4 Team Championships, x8 State Team & 1983 All-Australian