About Planet HS
Founded in 2008, PlanetHS pioneers cloud-based athletic cleared-to-play software that enhances the pre-participation and eligibility process in a secure HIPAA, FERPA, and COPPA compliant environment. Its customizable approach simplifies the experience allowing greater engagement by athletes, parents, and athletic department staff. All of this is achieved through its innovative online modules: Athletic Forms, where all pre-participation paperwork is filled out, signed, and approved; Eligibility/Transfers, allowing state association rules to work seamlessly for validation and compliance when filing; Equipment Management, that allows the inventorying, distribution, and recondition tracking of equipment and uniforms; Wellness and Safety, Coach, Fee, and Document Management. With over a million users in fifteen states, and partnerships with state associations, including CHSAA, ASAA, SCHLS, and GISA, PlanetHS is one of the fastest growing online cleared-to-play platforms. All of its software modules are easily customizable to meet the needs and requirements of schools, school districts, leagues, and state offices.
President & CEO
A graduate of the University of Tennessee and the London School of Economics, Joe received his Doctor of Jurisprudence and Master of Business Administration and his Bachelor of Science in Accounting.
Director of Implementation & Development
An undergraduate of Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography and a double minor in Elementary Education and Philosophy. Masters in Elementary Curriculum and Instruction.
Support Center Manager
An undergraduate of the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor’s degree in Design and Illustration and a Master’s degree in screenwriting from Columbia University.
Senior Association Liaison
An undergraduate of the University of South Carolina in Columbia with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Mass Communications.
Melissa Ochs, ATC, LAT
Acquisition Support Specialist
An undergraduate from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor with a Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training, and a Master’s Degree in Sports Administration from The University of New Mexico.
Graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor’s of Science, majoring in Sport and Entertainment Management.
Holds a Master of Science in Sports Administration, obtained from the University of Northern Colorado. She has also worked as an Athletic Secretary in a high school setting both in Arizona and Colorado.
An undergraduate of North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega, GA with a Bachelors in Accounting, and then completing his Masters of Sports and Administration at the University of Georgia in Athens, GA.
Customer Support Representative
Graduated from the University of Tennessee with a degree in Communications with an emphasis in Broadcast Advertising.
Customer Support Representative
An undergraduate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and a Master’s Degree in Public Affairs from Western Carolina University. Jason comes to PlanetHS following 20 years of service in the United States Air Force between active, reserve and guard components, retiring in 2017 from the Mississippi Air National Guard.