As Assistant General Manager and Athletics Director, one of Harold Fabre’s responsibilities will be to oversee the entire Youth Business University Athletics Program such as as e-games, bowling, basketball, track and field, Lacrosse, golf, fencing, archery, tennis, soccer, martial arts, and football over the next 7 years.
Harold Fabre is originally from Gary, Indiana where he started in athletics as the anchor on the 4X100 relay track team in elementary and middle school. He also played basketball as a point guard in the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) athletic youth program.
Fabre continued his desire to play sports by playing several years in community little league baseball and youth basketball.
In high school, Fabre was co-captain of the swimming team and made the varsity team in his freshman year where he won numerous events and trophies and placed third in the city-wide back-stroke event. He went on to become a lifeguard for the city of Gary, and certified water -safety instructor for the YMCA.
Other sports that he participated in were bowling, regular tennis and table tennis, basketball and martial arts, (Tae Kwon Do) while in college.
Fabre had the opportunity to coach baseball for one of his church’s little league baseball teams for several years. He also taught swimming lessons to adult and youth for DeKalb County, Georgia when he worked as a lifeguard.
Fabre is currently a volunteer teacher and ambassador with the Discipleship Ministry at his church.
Fabre earned a B.A. Degree in Business Administration as a graduate of Clark Atlanta University and earned the “Student Achievement Award” in advertising and marketing in his senior year. He was a member of the Phi Beta Lambda business club and chairman of the marketing committee.
During his career, Fabre became a retail store manager for a consumer electronics company where he was recognized for achieving the highest profit margin in the company. He then moved on to managing and supervising facilities and warehouse operations for major Fortune 500 companies.