About

Your Source for Playground, Athletic and Recreation Equipment in Kansas and Western Missouri since 1952

ATHCO is a progressive Kansas City based company that has been providing recreation equipment from industry leading manufacturers since 1952. Our company is dedicated to providing you the highest quality products at competitive prices. ATHCO has satisfied many customers throughout the states of Kansas and Missouri.

ATHCO’s founder, Stanley R. Jackson, achieved success by taking a sincere interest in his customers’ needs. ATHCO’s current leader, Brad Mohr, retained those same values when he took over ownership of ATHCO in 1999. His staff works diligently to maintain a standard of excellence in responsiveness, customer service, and product satisfaction.

Athco's Employees

Brad Mohr – Manager/Owner

Brad has been with ATHCO since 1976 and has been our Manager/Owner since 1999. His longevity has provided him with the insight to understand our customers’ needs. This knowledge has enabled him to assemble a friendly and winning team that focuses on the customer. His entire staff takes pride in being responsive to our customers’ requests. Plus, ATHCO’s size and longevity gives us the advantage to provide financial stability that ensures customer support long after your product is delivered. “We will always value your business and the friendships that we develop.”

Mallory Thibodeaux – Project Coordinator

Mallory has been ATHCO’s Project Coordinator since March 2016. Mallory grew up in the construction industry, and has worked in the construction industry since 2011; first for a pre-engineered metal building contractor, then for a luxury pool designer & builder. Her favorite part of working for ATHCO is seeing projects come to life, especially playgrounds! Mallory’s role, as Project Coordinator, is instrumental in the success of all of our projects. She specializes in the coordination of submittal exchange, material deliveries, scheduling, and sequencing of a project. She keeps owners/contractors informed of scheduling and progress. Mallory will minimize the amount of time an owner/contractor needs to spend on a project to help maximize their productivity. Her dedication solely to project management is an exclusive benefit that has proven invaluable to our clients.

Dustin Leecy – Service Manager

Dustin became involved in ATHCO’s installations in December 2014. After training with ATHCO’s previous installation manager, Ed Land, he’s eager to assist our customers. His responsibilities as our Service Manager are to spend time in the field surveying jobs prior to construction to reduce any problems, solving field problems, inspections, and observing job progress for quality control. Plus, Dustin does a valuable service as our “Technical Support” for any of our scoreboard repairs.

Collin Anderson – Sales Consultant – Missouri

Collin has been with ATHCO since February 2016 as our Missouri Sales Consultant. He was born in St. Louis, went to college at The University of Missouri, and he has a strong connection and passion for the state. Collin enjoys the opportunity to build relationships with schools and communities in Missouri while being a valuable resource to our customers. Collin is enthusiastic in being able to share the values of ATHCO, where people come first.

Matt Cline – Sales Consultant – Kansas

Matt has also been with ATHCO since September 2011, as our Kansas Sales Consultant. He’s originally from Hutchinson and Salina, and is quite familiar with Kansas communities. Matt truly enjoys the feeling of being able to help people find solutions, and appreciates the value of building long-lasting relationships. He’s grateful for the chance to work with organizations that share this same goal, and is great resource to anyone that has a question. Matt looks forward to meeting you, and discussing partnership opportunities with ATHCO – as well as the many industry-leading products we represent.

Glenda Schmidt – Inside Sales Consultant

Glenda has been at ATHCO since 1998. Her vast experience with sales is a valuable asset for our organization. Glenda’s services, as an Inside Sales Consultant, allow her to assist with any customer related project. She broadens ATHCO’s abilities to assist our customers when our regular sales consultants are on the road. Glenda is happy to help you with any of your sales needs via telephone or e-mail.

Christy Phlieger – Accountant

Christy joined the ATHCO team in September 2014. Her talents as an accountant have been very beneficial for our continued success. Christy’s duties include processing scoreboard orders, answering the phones, taking care of customers, paying bills, inventory, and all other necessary accounting duties. Christy’s a wonderful addition to our support staff and will gladly assist with any customer service related questions or problems.

Vilma Aponte – Accountant (Accts. Receivable/Sales)

Vilma has been with ATHCO since 2003. Her years with the company have helped contribute to our good name as a customer service related organization. Vilma’s responsibilities include processing all orders for playgrounds, gymnasiums, and parks. Plus, she helps answer the phones, take care of customers, and accounts receivable. Vilma enjoys helping our customers and is also a part of our support staff that believes in giving our customers all the attention they deserve.

Standing: Dustin, Christy, Mallory, Vilma
Sitting: Matt, Collin, Glenda, Brad