Brad Tucker joined Gold Coast Schools in 2022 and is currently the General Manager. Brad brings an extensive background in Education Technology, Assessment and Certification, having worked with Ascend Learning from 2008-2020 in a variety of positions during an extended period of rapid growth. Brad’s responsibilities over the course of that time included Leadership positions in Sales and Business Development, Marketing, Product Management, M&A Integration, and International. Brad was based in London, U.K. from 2018-2020 and oversaw the digital transformation of one of Ascend Learning’s U.K. based businesses before returning back to the states in March 2020. Most recently Brad served as Chief Operating Officer of NPE Fitness from 2020-2022.
Brad attended Pepperdine University on a baseball scholarship and holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies organization and played several seasons of minor league baseball. He also attended and earned his MBA from Arizona State University’s Walter Kronkite School of Business.
Brad is married to his wife of 12 years, April Tucker, and they have three children: Blain, Baylee and Brynn. They also have a family dog Ryder. In his free time, Brad enjoys spending time with his family, watching his kids play sports, traveling, fitness, snowboarding, golf, fishing, hiking, personal development opportunities, reading, and many other outdoor activities.