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.

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Athco, LLC office employees

Standing: Danny, Christy, Kevin, Vilma
Sitting: Matt, Collin, Glenda, Brad

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.”

Danny Hollandsworth - Service Manager

Danny Hollandsworth joined Athco as Service Manager in December 2018. He has an electrical background, experience with electronics – all with an emphasis on customer service. Danny manages all aspects of Athco’ s service department, including, but not limited to: scoreboard and controller troubleshooting/repair, replacement parts for all of Athco’s product lines, field measurements for custom gymnasium equipment, and is CPSI (Certified Playground Safety Inspector). Danny takes great pride in being able to provide solutions, so please reach out to him for any technical questions or help!

Kevin Inman – Project Coordinator

Kevin has been the Project Coordinator for Athco since April 2018. Kevin has been involved with Project Management since 2013 and began with managing installations of informational technology such as; digital signage, point-of-sale systems, and kiosks. Kevin is a driven individual who strives for delivering a smooth and successful project. He takes a great pride in providing customers with excellent communication before, during, and at the completion stage of each project. Kevin consistently demonstrates that, no matter how small or large the project, the same amount of care and concern goes into each project. Kevin is grateful to be in such a rewarding industry. His favorite part of project coordination is seeing customers enjoying the final product, whether it be one of our great playgrounds or a new high school gym. Kevin is ready to tackle any project, so please feel free to reach out with any questions you may have!

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.