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

 

Hall of Fame Sponsors

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


All-Star 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


Additional Sponsors

Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF)

Alliance Defending Freedom launched ADF Church Alliance to provide practical legal help for churches. Through this membership program, churches of all sizes and denominations can get affordable legal help for religious liberty issues. Member benefits include direct access to attorneys, legal resources, representation in court, and more. ADF will be involved in our Wrestling at REACH panel discussion on Thursday, April 11 at the event.

Contact: Harrison Smith HSmith@ADFlegal.org

Website: www.adfchurchalliance.org

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

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:  Kat Lionhart  manager.csrm@gmail.com
Website:  www.csrm.org

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

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

Sports Friends International

Sports Friends International is a ministry of SIM, an international mission. We are passionate about equipping churches in Africa, Asia, and South America to make disciples of youth, their families, and their communities through strategic sports ministry. All of our work is overseas, and we are always looking for new churches, schools, and colleges that would be interested in partnering with us.

Contact: Bryan Mills  bryan.mills@sim.org
Website:  www.sports-friends.org

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  

United Theological Seminary

United Theological Seminary is a graduate higher education institution where individuals are provided with the necessary tools to serve in ministry. The school is located in Dayton, OH and was established in 1871 by Bishop Milton Wright (the father of the Wright Brothers). The school offers four masters programs (Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Christian Ministries, Master of Theological Studies and Master of Ministry) and one Doctor of Ministry program.

Contact:  Justin Shamell   jshamell@united.edu
Website:  www.united.edu

 

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