Leaderbyte Host Chester Goad interviews Scott Kimsey, Director of Basketball Operations for the Tennessee Fury. Scott talks about how leadership, sports, mission and purpose have impacted his life and gives us insight into staying motivated and grounded. Chester and Scott reminisce about growing up, college, and old friends and laugh a lot. Treat yourself to this very authentic conversation that only has a couple of hiccups! This was definitely a leadership conversation worth having. We're proud of Scott's commitment to sports, youth, faith, and community, and we're also impressed that he can tackle himself.
Who is Scott? Scott Kimsey is Director of Operations for the Tennessee Fury and Knoxville Youth Sports. In the past, he administered a large Upward Basketball program and he developed a similar middle school league. Scott has contributed to long-term basketball development in two African nations, working overseas for eight years and traveling to various countries for basketball camps etc. He has played and coached recreationally, mentored college athletes, and raised funds for athletic organizations. Having experienced the positive impact of team sports on young people, Scott believes basketball builds core values of integrity, team work, community, and perseverance. Combined with a strong faith, these values develop leaders both on and off the court.
**This episode is dedicated to our late friend, Andy Botkin who always made us laugh.