Join us for the 2nd Annual Junior Board Volleyball Tournament Grand prize for first place team. There will also be beach games as well as food and drinks for purchase and a raffle (1/$5, 5/$20, Wingspan/$40). 100% of proceeds will go to the Beyond Sports Foundation. $25 per person (6 people to a team). Team […]
“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 Sports Foundation, we often ask our student-athletes similar questions – How will you leave […]
Thank you to all who were a part of our first Beyond Inspired benefit! Together, sponsors and donors allowed us to raise a net total of over $60,000 for our student-athletes, far surpassing our goal for the evening. Because of your generosity, we are able to accept our largest class in the history of the […]
Thank you to WCIU and Shaw Media for featuring the Beyond Sports Foundation on a recent episode of Chicago Football Now. The segment includes interviews with Beyond Sports juniors, Josiah Bouie and Garett Turner, about their experiences in the program and what they hope to accomplish by the end of their high school careers […]
Beyond Sports student-athletes participated in our first football combine of the school year, led by Director of Athletic Development, Greg Taylor, and EFT Sports Performance’s Kerry Neal. Throughout the year, Greg and the EFT team hosted combines for all of our athletes and their respective sports in order to track athletic progress throughout high school.
In May, Beyond Sports students, families, and staff volunteered as tent angels for the Avon’s annual Walk for Breast Cancer. In addition to setting up tents and cheering on participants on Saturday, volunteers camped out overnight and helped pack up the next morning.
Pro Football Hall of Fame Event – Chicago Beyond Sports Foundation has once again been recognized by the Pro Football Hall of Fame as the Chicago charity of choice. We will be honored at the Fifth Annual 2016 Salute to Greatness dinner honoring those Hall of Famers who have received the “Walter Payton Man of […]
Corporate Engagement Week The week of June 20th will be Corporate Engagement Week for Beyond Sports Foundation student-athletes. On June 22nd, all of our student-athletes will attend Fortune Brands in Deerfield, IL for a Beyond College Day. The Fortune Brand visit will focus primarily on discussing future career goals and exploring careers they may not […]
Beyond Sports student-athlete, Nick Turner, shares his story of looking beyond sports. #IamIwill
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 improvements as high as six points. Designed by the BSF staff, the six-week workshop included theories, strategies, practice […]