One aspect about Treadstone Sports Agency that is often overlooked, is that behind the scenes we are run by a sibling duo. A sibling duo only just over a year and a half apart in age, nonetheless. Although founded by older sister, Laurenne Mercier, the team has shifted into a joint venture amongst Laurenne and her younger brother, Josh. The result is a dynamic duo that knows how to challenge each other, how to remain honest, and is tirelessly dedicated to pursuing a common goal. There’s also some light-hearted insubordination sprinkled in, as well as informal business meetings and a plethora of company happy hours.
Unlike many of our blog posts, we figured we would branch out and give a brief glimpse into the lives of the Mercier kids.
Born and raised on an acreage outside of Okotoks, Alberta, Canada, both Josh and Laurenne grew up with a passion for hockey… playing and watching. When it was cold enough, shinny on the pond was a priority. They were both competitive hockey players at their respective levels, and avid Flames fans. They both attended University across Canada in Nova Scotia, although at different schools. While their careers and lives have taken dramatically different paths over the years, it has all culminated in a career in sports, at Treadstone Sports Agency. As to not bore you with too many details of their upbringings, we’ve instead taken the approach of a few rapid-fire questions to learn more about these two: