Gregg Darbyshire is the Co-Founder and Chairman of ProCamps. Founded in 1998, ProCamps is a best-in-class event management and sports marketing company specializing in developing, managing, and operating camps, appearances, brand activations, and related experiences for professional athletes and coaches in the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS, PGA, and the NCAA. ProCamps helps Fortune 500 brands activate and execute more than 175 events across the country to effectively deliver brand messaging to thousands of parents, kids, and coaches via retail promotions, TV/radio/print, social media, and on-site activations.
ProCamps’ Basketball Clients have included Kevin Durant, James Harden, Kyrie Irving, Chris Paul, Shaquille O’Neal, Vince Carter, Carmelo Anthony and Jayson Tatum. In addition to NBA players Pro Camps has also worked with USA Basketball, John Calipari from the University of Kentucky, and Bill Self from the University of Kansas.
In this episode Gregg shares the story of how Pro Camps got started and explains the company’s success working with professional athletes in all sports.
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Please enjoy this conversation with Mike’s former Kent State University teammate & the Co-Founder and Chairman of Pro Camps, Gregg Darbyshire.