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Chief Executive Officer

CEO/Owner, Senior Consultant –

DTD’s Urban Multisport Consulting Firm Middle River, Md

 

Over 30 years of experience in leadership, youth, education, sports and business (non profit and for profit). Dr. Tekemia Dorsey was appointed to the Tourism Commission of Baltimore County by County Executive, John Olszewski and in 2019 was the first African American ELECTED to serve on the USA Triathlon Board of Directors.

 

In 2006, Dorsey founded DTD’s Urban Multisport Consulting Firm to provide full-service solutions to their ideal client. Dorsey is the Founder of The International Association of Black Triathletes (IABT). IABT is an award winning non-profit charitable organization. She is also the owner of IABT Multisport Racing, the only African American and woman-owned multisport racing company in the nation.

Dr. Dorsey is the visionary and founder of DTD's Sports Academy 4 Urban Youth, A Deep Dive Academy, and DTD's Institute 2 Transform Leaders and Co-Founder (IABT Junior Multisport Club). 

Dr. Dorsey is a USA Triathlon Level 2 Endurance and Youth & Junior-certified coach, Youth & Junior Elite Coach, a USA Triathlon-certified Level 2 race director, USAT Board Liaison to the Age Group Nationals Committee, and a member of the USA Triathlon Race Director Committee. Dr. Dorsey is a graduate of Leadership Baltimore County, Class of 2020. Dorsey is the 2021 Recipient of the “No Quitters Club” Honors through the University of Phoenix.

 

Dr. Dorsey is a founding member of USA Triathlon’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access Advisory Council, a 10-strong group of leaders across the multisport community who provide insight and perspective to shape USA Triathlon’s DEIA initiatives. She is also the recipient of the 2020 USA Triathlon Women’s Committee Diversity & Inclusion Award. Dr. Dorsey was nominated and selected as the 2020 Rings of Gold Award – Individual winner. The Rings of Gold Award – Individual recognized as an individual dedicated to helping children develop their Olympic or Paralympic dreams and reach their highest athletic and personal potential by the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee. In 2017, Dorsey and IABT are the first and ONLY "Dual Award Winners" of the Volunteer of the Year Award, sponsored by Garmin. 

 

Dr. Dorsey is the founder of the 2011 "Year of the Youth", 2016 "Overcoming Childhood Obesity Through Swim, Cycle and Run Campaign" Conference/Event; 2018 Youth & Junior TRI-Conference®/EXPO*Event. For 10 years she served on the Board of Directors for the Co-Ed Christian Softball League and for the remaining five years, she served as Commissioner of Co-Ed Christian Softball League overseeing 15 teams and 600+ players. In her role, she was also liaison to Baltimore City Recreations and Parks and Baltimore City Umpire League. Dr. Dorsey is the former CEO/Senior Consultant of The Creative GRP, LLC now DTD’s Urban Multisport Consulting Firm. Under Dorsey’s leadership, The Creative GRP, LLC is the seven-time recipient of the Best of Baltimore Small Business Consulting Award; the 2016 Recipient of the USCA Best of Baltimore Training Award; and was inducted into The Best of Baltimore Business Hall of Fame.

 

Dr. Dorsey received her Doctorate of Management in Organizational Leadership from the University of Phoenix and Masters of Education in Guidance & Counseling from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

 

Using her leadership principles and core pillars, Dr. Dorsey has become an established, best-selling and awarding winner author and business professional, keynote speaker, facilitator/workshop presenter, curriculum specialist, publisher, professor, entrepreneur, radio show host, executive leadership trainer/coach, community activist, athlete and Child of God. She is a well-rounded athlete as a runner (marathoner), duathlete, triathlete, and an IRONMAN. Dorsey has more than 27 years in working with youth, education, leadership and sports.

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Impact In The Urban Market (Partial List) 

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to have their CEO be elected the 1st African American to USA Triathlon’s Board of Directors in the industry 45-year history.

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to receive three citations and one proclamation from Governor Larry Hogan over the past two years for the work completed in urban communities through the sport of triathlon

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to receive two citations and two proclamations from Mayor Pugh and Mayor Young

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to have three siblings co-find a Junior Multisport Club in an urban community

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to launch a Junior Multisport Club in an urban community to get more kids active through the sport of triathlon

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to train, coach and have urban youth from Baltimore County to compete at Youth & Junior National Championships in West Chester, OH (2016 -2019).

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to develop and to successfully implement a three-year obesity campaign for youth through swim-cycle-run activities in urban communities (Baltimore City)

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to host an Overcoming Childhood Obesity through Multi-Disciplined Sport Campaign (Conference/Event) in 2016 (conjunction with Gardenville Recreation Center). Serving 90 youth and staff.

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to host a 2nd Overcoming Childhood Obesity Through Multi-Disciplined Sport Campaign (Conference/Event) with 100 Youth Work Students Ages 14-24

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to host an Overcoming Childhood to Adult Obesity Campaign (Conference/Event) on the campus of Morgan State University

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to introduce and to host a multisport event on a Historically Black College/University ever in the world.

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to develop and to host a Youth & Junior TRI-Conference/EXPO*Event™ ever in the world and on an HBCU Campus.

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to host a Youth & Junior TRIathlon, Duathon and Aquathon event in an urban community (2018)

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to host a Youth and Junior TRIathlon, Duathon and Aquathon event in Baltimore County (2019)

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to host a Junior Multisport Club Program in an urban school district (Baltimore City – 2018)

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to host a Junior Multisport Club Program in urban schools in Baltimore County (2019)

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to host Youth & Junior Triathlon Clinics in urban communities (2016 – 2019)

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to host Youth Cycle Clinics in urban communities (2017)

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to develop and implement a TRI-DU Youth Employment and Leadership Training Development Program

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to have Junior TRI Coaches in urban communities to help other urban youth and families.

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to educate 5000 youth in urban communities regarding the sport of triathlon and its untapped potential (Baltimore City & Baltimore County Public Schools)

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to win USA Triathlon’s “Volunteer of the Year” DUAL-Award Winner presented by Garmin (2017)

  • First multisport and woman-minority organization to develop a model and pathway for youth and parents through the multisport industry that lead to jobs, internships, certifications, collegiate endeavors.

  • First multisport and woman-minority organization to partner with a Baltimore County Public School to host a Youth & Junior TRI-Conference/EXPO*Event™ (2018).

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to write the first book in the industry for African Americans, written by an all African American Panel of experts including youth.

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to partner with Prince Georges’ County Public Schools

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to partner with Prince Georges’ County Sports and Learning Complex as a training facility for the sport of triathlon for youth and adults

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to partner with CCBC Catonsville/Dundalk/Essex as training facilities for the sport of triathlon for youth throughout the county

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to develop a Sports Academy 4 Urban Youth

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to develop a Minority Triathlon Education & Development Academy 

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to host NCAA Women’s Varsity Triathlon COMBINES in urban communities

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to launch a Minority Triathlon Recruitment Program, etc 

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to host a Booth at the B-More Healthy EXPO.

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to make history by developing the first African American Youth Triathlete turned Entrepreneur through the sport of Triathlon ever in the world.

  • First multisport and woman-minority owned organization to launch a youth triathlete entrepreneurial endeavor.