Our Mission

To enhance the experience of getting there, being there, and coming home

Established in 1946, Short’s Travel Management (STM) is a family-owned, women-owned, private corporation. We are sports travel experts specializing in team travel, recruiting travel, group hotels, bus charters and air charters servicing hundreds of athletic departments each year. We move more student athletes than any other travel management company. STM’s mission is to enhance the experience of getting there, being there, and coming home.  When you win, we all win! 

The STM team strives to make team travel easy, drive innovation, provide excellent service, and display teamwork, passion and dedication throughout the lifetime of our relationships. STM works with clients to customize travel programs to create efficiencies and maximize the value of our products and services. 


When you win, we all win; on the road, at the event, in the air, away from home, at rest.

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We Are Solution Seekers

We seek out our clients’ pain points and find opportunities to solve them.


We Love Purple Carrots

We create WOW moments by delivering unexpected value to our clients.


We Don’t Outsource Our Services

Seasoned travel agents and talented specialists in group hotel, ground and air charters work together to provide the best trip options, whatever the request.


We Sweat The Details

We take ownership of the complexities of travel in providing quality options so our clients can focus on their teams and athletes.

We Are There When You Need Us

We value our clients time and give them personalized service through direct dial, email, or chat. We make ourselves available for clients to call us anytime, on their schedule.


We Satisfy The Customer At A Fair Profit

Transparent, advantageous, budget-friendly pricing aligns with measuring traveler satisfaction through Net Promotor Score surveys.


We Go The Whole Season With You

As the official traveler provider of the NCAA, we are the only full service travel provider that can manage collegiate athletic travel from pre-season exhibition to post-season championships.


We Have The Buying Power You Deserve

We move thousands of teams annually. Giving us the supplier relationships, where you are competing, to secure benefits including the best rates, amenities and concessions.

David LeCompte


STM has evolved into a full-service travel management company with over 100+ employees,
led by the following members of our executive team.