Tharindra De Silva

Tharindra De Silva

Chief Operating Officer, Prospects by Sports Illustrated

Tharindra De Silva or "T" attended Ryerson University in Canada for his commerce and entrepreneurship program. He played hockey his whole life and was a Bantam AA coach during his time at Ryerson. Throughout his undergrad he began interviewing parents and coaches to better understand what needed improvement within the youth sport event industry. With this feedback, in 2013 he was able to create Elite Global Events, which was focused on creating and delivering high-quality events for players, coaches and parents and has gone on to create over 150 events with over 500,000 people in attendance. Now he oversees all operations of Prospects by Sports Illustrated, and is committed to delivering world-class events and elevating the youth sports industry.