Sean Barton serves as the organization’s Chief Value Officer: Curriculum and Strategy. He is responsible for the development and sustainability of the STEM Sports® curricula and strategic plan.
Sean formerly served as the Director of Athletics, Extended Day Director, Summer Camp Program Director, and Middle School PE teacher in Seattle, Washington. This included implementation of the Middle School Physical Education curriculum under the International Baccalaureate Program. During this time, he also served on the Athletic Advisory Council (2010 – 2013) as Head Basketball Commissioner for CYO (Catholic Youth Organization) Athletics. Succeeding this experience, he served as Assistant Director of CYO Athletics, which encompassed overseeing a program of approximately 10,000 student-athletes annually.
Most recently, Sean served as the Chief Operating Officer of the NABI (Native American Basketball Invitational) Foundation where he was responsible for the organization’s personnel, operations, budgetary directive, and development/marketing support. Accordingly, Sean implemented the foundation’s 3-year Strategic Plan as he worked closely with the organization’s board of directors and advisory council members.
Preceding Sean’s professional career, he competed in basketball at St. Clair College (MI) after receiving a scholarship, where he played baseball as well. Sean would go on to earn his MA in Business Administration from Northcentral University.
Sean’s goal is to apply his professional and academic experiences to support and drive the mission of STEM Sports®, diligently serving students and educators in a vast and changing world.