Community Through Youth Sport Foundation

 

Community Through Youth Sport Foundation
P.O. Box 532472, Indianapolis, Indiana  46253

Click here for Community Through Youth Sport Foundation summary flyer.

The Community Through Youth Sport Foundation’s mission is to improve the greater Indianapolis community through youth sport and develop fine young men and women.   Improving the greater Indianapolis community through childhood development.  Developing fine young men and women, one child at a time.

1. Community Through Youth Sport Foundation supports the development of Mary & John Geisse Soccer Complex, Eagle Creek Park.

2. Community Through Youth Sport Foundation runs  “USA of Indiana Have A Ball” programming including “USA of Indiana Have A Ball Special Needs Soccer” programming and “USA of Indiana’s Have A Ball-School” mobile fine and gross motor development fitness in each school’s physical education class and during school wide events.

5. USA of Indiana’s Board of Advisors: a group of concerned citizens working with Indianapolis government, Indy Parks, foundations, companies and corporations, in the ongoing effort to raise money and in kind donations to further the work of the Community Through Youth Sport Foundation.

Community Through Youth Sport Foundation and United Soccer Alliance of Indiana By the Numbers:

. 15,000 children served annually in house, tournament and league play.
. 25,000 children served by USA of Indiana Have A Ball in school program 2011-
. 15,000 members of United Soccer Alliance of Indiana.
. 50,000 annual volunteer hours donated to Indy Parks and Department of Public Works.
. $1,100,000. annual donation of value of volunteer time to Indy Parks, DPW, and Indianapolis.
. $2,000,000. annual economic impact to Indianapolis by tournaments and soccer programs.
. $1,000,000. annual economic impact to Hendricks County by tournaments and soccer programs.
. United Soccer Alliance of Indiana is Indy Parks largest user group and has raised and donated over $2,00,000. to build Mary & John Geisse Soccer Complex, Eagle Creek Park.

Community Through Youth Sport Foundation – United Soccer Alliance of Indiana Board of Advisors

The Board of Advisors is a group of concerned citizens which works with Indianapolis government, Indy Parks, DPW, foundations, companies and corporations, to further the missions of Community Through Youth Sport Foundation and United Soccer Alliance of Indiana and to develop Mary & John Geisse Soccer Complex, Eagle Creek Park.  Please contact Thomas Geisse.

Jeffrey Banning
Mike Batic
Jim Dimos
Thomas Geisse
Larry Grau
Todd Leyden
Kurt Pantzer, Emeritus 1999-2004
James Perkins
Sam Odle
Pete Ward
Tom Zupancic

Posted on our website are additional examples of our work to build a better community including several visits by Indianapolis Mayor Ballard to announce our sustainability grant and introduce our Human Development programming for children. There is also a video posted of Sgt. Grimes of IMPD visit and information about Have A Ball programming: http://www.communitythroughyouthsportfoundation.org/

USA of Indiana’s “Have A Ball” mobile fine and gross motor development fitness physical education class.

Community Through Youth Sport Foundation Dinner & Auction Presented by Indy Eleven, 2/15/14.
Thank you sponsors Monarch Beverage, Indy Eleven, John F. and Mary A. Geisse Foundation, Solano Dermatology, Lantrip Services, Indiana Champions League, Indiana Soccer, St. Vincent Sports Performance, Biocharm.com.  Special thanks to Jim Irsay, Pete Ward, Scott Davis, Andrew Luck and Greg Hylton of Indianapolis Colts.  Thanks also Baba Omosegbon, Ray Gaddis, and Eriq Zavaleta professional players.

Mayor Ballard & Sgt. Grimes Run Soccer Training – September 2011

As part of Community Through Youth Sport Foundation’s programming, Mayor Ballard and Sgt. Grimes from Indianapolis Police visited and helped train 200 children plus their 200 parents. Sgt. Grimes ran a soccer game called “Red Light Green Light” and the Mayor ran a “Clean up your Yard” game. Click here for photo gallery.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


As part of Community Through Youth Sport Foundation’s programming, Mayor Ballard and Sgt. Grimes from Indianapolis Police visited and helped train 200 children plus their 200 parents. Sgt. Grimes ran a soccer game called “Red Light Green Light” and the Mayor ran a “Clean up your Yard” game.

 

Mayor Ballard and Thomas Geisse during visit to Mary & John Geisse Soccer Complex, Eagle Creek Park, as a part of Community Days and United Water grant annoucement

Mayor Ballard and Thomas Geisse during visit to Mary & John Geisse Soccer Complex, Eagle Creek Park, as a part of Community Days and United Water grant annoucement

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