Our Team

  • Josh Erickson
    Head Coach

    Josh Erickson is a master team builder, serial entrepreneur and Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach. For the last 20 years he has been impacting businesses, organizations, high schools, colleges, and athletic programs of all levels. Industry leaders have called him a hands-on practitioner and implementer with a dynamic and engaging presentation style. Josh Erickson will empower your organization to profit emotionally, professionally, and financially. When he's not presenting he is enjoying time on the lake with his five busy children and beautiful wife.

  • Nikki Erickson
    Office Manager

    She’s had a presence at Team Concepts since it began. As Office Manager, making sure all things work together effectively and efficiently with excellence is her focus. You can always count on Nikki for wonderful customer service. When she’s not caring for customers, she’s a mamma who’s crazy about her five incredible children and a wife who fiercely loves her extraordinary husband.

  • Isaac Mertens
    Business Development Coordinator

    He joined the Team Concepts team one year ago and hit the ground running. He juggles a wide array of responsibilities from making sales calls, shooting video, managing our social media accounts, and occasionally cleaning the office toilets. Basically he does whatever it takes to get the job done! Outside of the office you can find him running around Kearney, hitting the tennis courts, or playing a round of disc golf.

  • Derek Rusher
    Director of School Programs

    As Director of School Programs, Derek brings a fun and creative energy. He generates positive change with his hands-on leadership style. Derek possesses more than 15 years of experience as a teacher and many more years as a former collegiate athlete and coach. He has also occupied a seat on the Leadership Kearney Board for the past three years. He is passionate about supporting the growth and education of others. Derek's favorite motto is, "Do right," a tenet he picked up from his father. With his beautiful wife, Meggie, he continues to pass this teaching on to their four daughters.

  • Marc Bauer
    Leadership Coach

    Marc is a frequent guest speaker sharing the coaching-lessons and experiences with student-athletes, coaches, administrators, and parents. His encouraging message challenges listeners to “Find a way!” No matter the insurmountable obstacles we perceive to face, we must find a way for these uncomfortable circumstances to help us grow. Marc’s mission is to help leaders intentionally impact the lives of people in the “Transformation Training Ground.”

  • Michelle Pearson
    Leadership Coach

  • Eli Maloley
    Director of Sales

    Having previously led the sales operations of one of the fastest growing private companies in America, Eli brings a depth of sales knowledge to Team Concepts. Passionate about leadership growth and cohesive teams, Eli was drawn in by the extreme quality of services that Team Concepts offers and is excited about amplifying the company’s reach. Eli currently lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota with his wife and three children.