Connecting Sports Ministry Leaders to resources

REACHgathering is the largest gathering of church, sports, fitness ministry leaders in the nation. If you are a sponsor and have a solution to benefit our attendee’s, please click below for full Sponsor info.

 

REACH Foundational Partners

 

2018 Hall of Fame Sponsors

 

Dick’s Sporting Goods

DICK'S Team Sports HQ is an all-in-one league management service that provides unrivaled support to the administrators, coaches, volunteers, parents and players who make sports possible.

DICK'S Team Sports HQ offers simplified registration, player profiles, team websites, communication tools and volunteer management, uniform and equipment ordering, fundraising, stat tracking and more!


Contact: 
Michelle Billardello
Website

Godspeed

Humble sportscaster/plane crash survivor joins forces with ultra-competitive CEO in the world's most grueling endurance race.

Driven by their shared convictions, they cycle 3,000+ miles nonstop, battling opponents, extreme terrain/weather, inner demons and occasionally each other.

Contact:
Phil Davis
Website

 

2018 Sponsors

American Soccer Company / SCORE Sports

Score's roots in sports apparel go back to 1975. Today, we are recognized as a leading distributor and manufacturer of premier apparel and equipment across a wide variety of sports. Unlike other sports equipment companies, we use a vertically integrated model that ensures your order is always right!


Contact:  Anne Hernandez  anne@scoresports.com
Website:  www.scoresports.com

BSN Sports

Founded in 1972 as a factory-direct equipment company.  BSN Sports is the largest distributor of team sports apparel and equipment in the United States.  We are your ultimate teamwear outfitter of Nike, Under Armour and other national brands.  BSN Sports is in the unique position to support the athlete and coach from grade school to college and beyond.  We are the best Supply Network in SportsTM.


Contact:  Richard Herod   rherod@bsnsports.com
Website:  www.bsnsports.com

Bellevue Baptist

Bellevue Recreation Ministry strives to help you Love God, Love People, Share Jesus, and Make Disciples through the means of recreational activities. 1 Corinthians 10:31 says to “do all to the glory of God,” which includes sports and physical fitness as well! No matter the fitness level or athletic experience, our Recreation Ministry offers a wide range of activities that build character, relationships, and bring families closer together.  Our goal is to have Christ-centered, fun-filled activities and sports for every age.  We hope you’ll join us on our journey to being a catalyst for Spiritual Awakening in Memphis and beyond.


Contact: Tanner Arrowood  tarrowood@bellevue.org 
Website:  www.bellevue.org

Camp & Sports Outreach - Perimeter Church

Camp and Sports Outreach is a ministry of Perimeter Church. We are anchored in our mission of creating extraordinary environments that discover, develop and deploy lifetime disciple makers. Camp All-American, a day camp for kids, and Sojourn Adventures, an outdoor adventure program for groups of all ages are our key programs in bringing this mission to life.


Contact: Jay Martin  jaym@perimeter.org
Website:  www.campallamerican.org

CEDE Partners

CEDE Partners, an initiative of CEDE Sports, is committed to redeeming the idol of sports and the people who play them by leading a global movement of gospel centered sports ministries in local churches. Cede serves to coach and mentor sports ministry leaders, connect sports ministers with one another, and provide relevant resources.


Contact: Bob Schindler  bschindler@cedesports.org
Website:  www.cedesports.org

Challenger Sports

Provider of soccer camps, tours, tournament, trainers and uniforms.


Contact:  Mark Curry   mcurry@challengersports.com
Website:  www.challengersports.com 

Connect Ministries

Connect Ministries is a non-profit that exists to resource churches to connect with their community. We accomplish this vision by providing intersections to engage, develop strategies and equip leaders to resource the church connect to the community. Our resources include- Connect Run Club, WinShape Camps for Communities, Connect 3ON3 Basketball Tournaments and Connect Race.

Contact:  Adam Leakey  adam@connect-ministries.com 
Website:  www.connect-ministries.com

CSRM

The Association of Church Sports and Recreation Ministers (CSRM) exists to equip local churches to change lives through Sports Outreach Ministries.  The strategy used to accomplish this vision includes the "4C's" of CSRM - Conferencing; Consulting; Certification; Connections.

Contact:  Chandra Ruminski  cruminski77@gmail.com
Website:  www.csrm.org

G0 - Start - Golf

Go - Start - Golf is the latest golf introduction and play tool for individuals, families and churches. Golf is a game of a lifetime and Wally Armstrong has been introducing thousands of potential golfers to the game through the tools he has developed over the last 50 years. Come by the Go - Start - Golf demonstration area to learn how you and your church can challenge the youth and involve their families in the new Go - Start - Golf learning experience.

Contact:  Bill Poirier  bill@golffromtheheart.golf
Intro to Go Start Golf:  YouTube Video  

Hands On Originals

In 1997, Hands On Originals Christian Outfitters was founded to serve the church, by providing its missions, organizations, camps, and sports ministries with high quality, custom apparel.  We take great pride in creating designs and products that our customers are excited to wear.  For T-shirts, Sweats, Hats, Polos, and more, we hope to be a trusted partner in your ministry.

Contact:  Kaleb Carter  kaleb@handsonoriginals.com
Website:  www.handsonoriginals.com

Heart of a Champion Sports

To be a premier athlete, scouts are looking for CHARACTER.  Heart of a Champion can help you develop your character by providing material to your coach that will help them create a positive character in you. Heart of a Champion is powered byHabitudes for Athletesa fun, creative and engaging way for the next generation to learn and practice leadership.  At Heart of a Champion Sports, we strive to change the culture of sport by building positive character traits in those involved with the next generation of professional athletes.  We do this by providing character development, curriculum, service projects, and training events.

Contact:  Tim Adcox   timothywayneadcox@gmail.com
Website:  www.lakepointsports.com/heart-of-a-champion

InBody

Founded in 1996, InBody manufactures award-winning DSM-BIA devices. Our measurements of body fat, total body water, and muscle mass have been independently validated to be accurate. InBody is trusted by professionals and consumers in the medical, fitness, research and corporate wellness verticals.

Contact:  Mary Weyrick  mary.weyrick@inbody.com
Website:  www.inbodyusa.com

L.A.C.E.S.

L.A.C.E.S. provides trainings for churches on how to utilize the power of sport to develop relationships with local refugee communities. Our training looks at refugees in the Bible to create linkages between our personal journey and our mandate as Christians to serve those who are vulnerable. We examine case studies on how to develop and foster cross cultural relationships. Break down the benefits of sport and how it can be used to cross cultural barriers, languages and divides.

Contact:  Sern Fryatt  sfryatt@laces.org
Website:  www.laces.org

Lake Pointe Sports

Lake Pointe Sports offers children ages 4 through 8th grade the opportunity to participate in recreational sports leagues in a non-threatening and fun environment.  An outreach ministry of Lake Pointe Church of Rockwall, Texas, the main purpose of LP Sports is to utilize sports as a tool to share the Gospel of Christ with players and their families as well as to encourage all participants to take the next step on their spiritual journey.

Contact: Brad Bassett  bradb@lakepointe.org
Website:  www.lpsports.com

Mark Lippard Entertainment

Mark Lippard is a full-time professional juggler & trick unicyclist and has ministered all across the US, Canada, Jamaica, Japan & Russia. He has entertained at NFL, NBA & college games and even a PGA Championship. Mark has appeared on ABC's "Good Morning America", TBN & The Travel Channel. Mark's fast-paced show is full of comedy, juggling, trick unicycling, fire eating and audience participation.

Contact:  Mark Lippard  info@marklippard.com
Website:  www.marklippardministries.com 

Northeast Georgia Sports Ministries

North East Georgia Sports Ministries has a basic basketball camp - the Adventure Basketball Camp. It is a 5-day, ½ day basic basketball fundamentals camp for boys and girls 7-12 years of age. addition, there are coaching manuals for novice coaches and daily devotional materials. If your church wants to begin a camp, then the Adventure Basketball Camp is an ideal package. The price for the complete package is $75.00.

Contact:  Jack Hale  halejack@windstream.net

Sports and Rec Plus

We are an intentional church planting ministry using sports and all kinds of recreation activities to begin relationships with unreached people, share the Gospel, start Bible studies, and plant churches. We will be displaying how we do this and also offer free and for purchase materials.

Contact:  Rick Mitchell  sportsrecplus@cs.com
Website:  Sports & Rec Plus Facebook

Sterling College

Sterling College offers graduate programs designed to give you a focused, affordable education to prepare you for a life of impact. Currently, we offer one of the first graduate programs in sports ministry in the entire United States through our Master of Arts in Sports Ministry.

Contact:  David Landis  dlandis@sterling.edu 
Website:  www.sterling.edu

Team Sports Devotions

Team Sports Devotions are uniquely crafted to meet the needs of churches, Christian schools, and faith-based youth leagues. We are dedicated to spreading the Gospel message to help players grow in their faith and relationship with God. Team Sports Devotions equips coaches to lead simple yet spiritually rich 15 minute practice devotions with ONE consistent theme, for ONE dedicated sport, carrying through ONE full season.

Contact: Ashley Schott  aschott@teamsportsdevotions.com
Website:  teamsportsdevotions.com

Torrence Sports Lighting, Inc.

Torrence Sports Lighting, Inc. specializes in outdoor and indoor sports lighting. We offer LED and Metal Halide Sports Lighting products to meet your budget.

Contact:  Mike Torrence  mtorrence@tsportslight.com
Website:  www.tsportslight.com

Upward Sports

Upward Sports is a youth sports ministry serving grades K-12th. We partner with churches across the country to equip them to use sports as an outreach to the community. We train the leaders of each church in the sport of their choice: Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, and Cheerleading. The leaders then train their volunteers to be coaches, referees, etc. Upward supplies certain resources to each church based on the sport and type of offering.

Contact:  Perrin Powell   ppowell@upward.org
Website:  www.upward.com  

UW Sports Ministry

UW Sports Ministry is an equipping ministry that enhances the vision of the church by providing sports related resources for the effective communication of the gospel. Biblically based curriculum that has been used by churches throughout the United States and several countries of the world will be available for your church to learn about.

Contact:  Tim Conrad   tim@uwsportsministry.org
Website:  www.uwsportsministry.org

UNPACKIN' it Ministries

The mission of UNPACKIN' it Ministries is to challenge, encourage, and inspire sports fans to follow Jesus and become more like Him. Through the UNPACKIN' it radio show; the UNPACK this weekday email devotional; podcasts and other website content; small groups ("PACKs"); and men's ministry events, sports fans engage in sports conversations that lead to faith conversations. Our vision is to see sports fans everywhere following Jesus!

Contact:  Darla Johnson  darla@unpackinit.com
Website:  www.unpackinit.com

Victory Taekwondo

Manny Sosa founded Victory Taekwondo Chung Do Kwan Association with the vision to reach the world for Christ by establishing Taekwondo Ministry programs within Churches, gospel-based community centers or privately owned Taekwondo schools. Grandmaster Sosa, an 8th Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo, serves as teacher and mentor to instructors who are leading Christian Taekwondo Ministries throughout the United States, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Ghana, West Africa.

Contact:  Manny Sosa  grandmastersosa@frontier.com
Website:  www.vtcdka.com