About Our Team



Mike has been connected to sports his whole life, as a player, a coach and as an executive with international sport-related companies and NGOs.

An innovative communicator and network builder, he believes deeply in the power of sport and play to develop individual potential and social connection,

both in sports and in business.

Mike is based in Barcelona, Spain.



Director, BIGIDEASPORTS for Business

After his years as a soccer player and coach, Doug developed a 20-year career at Synthes, Inc. where he was consistently one of the top revenue producers in the company.

Doug’s  experience in coaching, medicine, and business has given him a unique perspective on team development.

He is committed to using his business experience and love of coaching to help individual and teams reach their full potential. 

Doug is based in Los Angeles, California



  • Annette Lynch, aklconnection 
  • Tom Doorley, Sage Partners 
  • Alberto Villar, AV & Associates 
  • Jackie Ackers, Ex-Eurintro HR 
  • Anne Smith, Journalist

And a global network of  sport and business professionals.