509 Elm Street, Suite 306, Dallas, TX 75202 • phone 214 749-7833 • email guytroupe@troupe21.com 
Guy H. Troupe

Troupe21 & Associates, Dallas, TX, President/Chief Executive Officer ‘03-Present 
Chiefly responsible for organizational strategy, recruitment, training and client development for Troupe21, a boutique human capital management company that has serviced over 50 sports/athletic brands including the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), National Football League (NFL), National Basketball Association (NBA); executes sponsorship deals ranging from $5,000 to $250,000 with over 50 major corporations; facilitates programming for major NCAA colleges and universities (i.e. Oklahoma State University, University of Alabama-Birmingham, University of Georgia, Vanderbilt University, Temple University, University of Virginia; ongoing provider of rookie transition programs for various NFL teams (i.e. Denver Broncos, Pittsburgh Steelers, Minnesota Vikings, Los Angeles Chargers, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks); provides day-to-day management of three employees and six independent contractors; nationally known authority in the area program development and curriculum development, training, public speaking and facilitation with athletes, coaches and athletics administrators; responsible for developing proprietary educational products, services and events including the Player Networking Event™ (PNE) at the Super Bowl; increased Troupe21 revenue by 13% annually over a 15-year period; created and facilitated all aspects of the NCAA Football Coaches Academy for three years; designed and facilitated various workshops for NBA D-League Team Awareness Meetings for two seasons; developed and managed Career and Business for the NFL Alumni; served as a career transition consultant for NFL Player Engagement and the NFL Players Association; served as the chief financial literacy consultant for the sports and entertainment divisions of Chase and Bank of America.
National Football League, New York, NY, Senior Director of Player & Employee Development ’97-’03 
Developed and implemented player development services for approximately 2,000 active NFL players. Duties accomplished by training, managing, and motivating seven internal staff members, at least one employee at each of the NFL’s 32 franchises, and several program consultants. Developed and managed the department’s annual operating budget of $2.2 million. Created and implemented the following programs: NCAA Life Skills Speaker’s Bureau, High School Coaching Internship Program, NFL Europe Coaching Program, Credit Management Assistance Program, and the Super Bowl Networking Event; improved program participation by 39% during tenure; promoted twice during employment tenure; served as Chair of the Player Development Steering Committee and the NFL Diversity Council. 

National Collegiate Athletic Association, Overland Park, KS, Enforcement Representative ’91-’97 
Investigated NCAA member institutions to ensure regulatory compliance; conducted investigations related to impermissible recruiting inducements, extra benefits, and academic fraud; analyzed major tends in intercollegiate sports with a focus on reducing competitive advantages; piloted innovative and cutting-edge investigative techniques; developed and processed five major infractions cases—two of which resulted in the most significant recruiting and extra benefits findings in NCAA history; created and coordinated Top Prospect Program that serviced approximately 250 highly recruited basketball and football student-athletes; educated athletes, coaches and administrators concerning NCAA legislation. 

District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, D.C., Drug Prevention Coordinator ’90-’91 
Managed and delivered drug prevention programs for 2,000 students in a cluster of 10 public schools; designed and taught drug education curriculum; created district-wide evaluation component; conducted group counseling and leadership training for 200 peer counselors; awarded most outstanding district coordinator. 

Associated Catholic Charities, Washington, D.C., Group Home Director ’89-’90
Supervised a staff of 12; managed $100,000 operating budget; provided counseling and guidance services for teenagers in a group home setting; designed and monitored behavior modification program; promoted twice. 


Teachers College - Columbia University, Org. Development & Leadership; coursework towards doctorate.

Howard University, Masters of Education/Counseling and Guidance; B.A./Sociology (Magna Cum Laude).

Experiences as a former college football student-athlete at Howard University and Wichita State University cultivated transferable skills (e.g. accountability, discipline, hard work, etc.); continuing education and training in peer counseling, crisis intervention, substance abuse education, program evaluation, investigative questioning, records and audits, business writing, self-efficacy, public speaking, background and credit investigations.

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