Jon Willey

Chief Operating Officer

An Army kid who moved around his entire life, Jon started his sports career as a Certified Athletic Trainer after graduating from Taylor University. After attending Graduate School for Sports Business at Washington State University he went on to a career in Athletic Training working as an Assistant Athletic Trainer at Bowling Green State University & Arizona State University. His final stint in sports medicine was with the ECHL’s Phoenix Roadrunners as the Head Athletic Trainer before pivoting career paths to follow his heart & pursue a career in photography & creative direction.

In 2006 Jon began working as a photographer for the Arizona Diamondbacks as they brought their entire creative & photography team in-house. In 2011 he took over the Creative Direction of the D-backs as well as continuing to oversee the photography team. In 2014 Jon & his family moved to Cooper City, FL to take a new Creative & Photography Director role with the Miami Dolphins. In those years while social media was coming into prominence among sports teams, Jon & the Dolphins creative, marketing & social teams worked diligently to change the landscape of sports photography, video & creative on social media. They fostered deep connections with partners at Facebook, Instagram, Google & YouTube to make sure they were on the leading edge of creative & revenue generation in sports via social media.

He currently resides in Cooper City, FL & will be relocating to Sun Prairie, WI in early 2019. He’s married to his best friend Jamie for nearly 20 years & has two sons, David (11), an avid baseball, soccer & volleyball player & Michael (8) who also plays baseball & soccer. He enjoys spending the majority of his time with his family & is an artist & drummer in his free-time.