CANTON, OH (October 10, 2012) – On Monday, Nov. 12, ystark!, a department of the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce, will welcome former head coach Jim Tressel to Canton for From the Scoreboard to the Boardroom. This event, the lastest installment of the Wellspring UnSpeaker Series, will teach young professionals how to get on board with managing direct reports. Doors open at 11 a.m. and the event is being held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Fieldcrest Lodge, located at 1346 Easthill St. SE in North Canton. Tickets are open to the public at $35 each, and VIP tables of 10, including a listing in the event program, are available for $500. Tickets include chef-prepared lunch and beverages. Visit to register to learn from one of the most prolific leaders in college football. ystark!’s Wellspring UnSpeaker Series is made possible through the support of the Deuble Foundation. Wellspring programs empower young professionals and help them learn how to get what they want personally and professionally. This month’s signature Wellspring event will also serve as a powerful close to the ystark! fifth anniversary year.

About Jim Tressel

Tressel grew up in Northeast Ohio, graduated from Berea High School in 1971, and received his B.A. in education from Baldwin Wallace College in 1975. He holds a master's degree in education from The University of Akron (1977), and honorary doctoral degrees from Baldwin-Wallace College (2003) and Youngstown State University (2001). His experience in coaching began in 1975 and continued through 2010 on the campuses of The University of Akron, Miami University of Ohio, Syracuse University, Youngstown State University and The Ohio State University. Recently, he served as a consultant to the Indianapolis Colts. He has published two books: The Winners Manual: For the Game of Life (2008) and Life Promises for Success (2011). He is currently serving in the newly-created position of vice president for strategic engagement at The University of Akron. In this position, Tressel will identify, recommend and support strategies and efforts that promote success in all facets of student life, including alumni and friend engagement, and collaborations and partnerships with community organizations that have an influence and impact on UA students and their futures. ###