Philanthropy Playmakers: Kim Michelson & Darius Fleming

“​Everything we do is through a holistic approach. It’s about the power of sport to transform lives. Using sports as a vehicle to help underserved students get into college is a powerful tool to help close the education gap and have a positive impact on...

Legacy Speeches 2017

“Legacy. What is a legacy? It’s planting seeds in a garden you never get to see.” — Hamilton As Alexander Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda asked his audiences to think about the legacies of America’s founding fathers, as well as their own. At the Beyond...

Summer Workshop Helps Student-Athletes Boost ACT Scores

This summer, the Beyond Sports Foundation piloted a summer workshop focused on preparing student-athletes for the ACT. Thus far, the student-athletes who participated in the workshop have improved their scores by an average of three points; some students saw...

Class of 2015 College Decisions

It is with great pleasure that we share the most exciting news of the year: our student-athletes’ college decisions. After four years of hard work, these nine seniors have received offers and scholarships from universities around the country. The Beyond Sports...

Beyond Sports Mourns Coach Steve King

The Beyond Sports Foundation mourns the loss of our dear friend and former Executive Director Steve King. As a proud member of the Beyond Sports team and as a coach at Evanston High School, Coach King touched the lives of hundreds of student-athletes in very deep and...