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Making the Game Count for Kids!
“This is the most important thing I've ever done!”
- Garth Brooks

Teammates for Kids began in 1999 with the love and support of 67 Major League Baseball players who made a pledge to help kids.

Since then, over 4,700 professional athletes from baseball, football, basketball, hockey, soccer, rodeo and racing have joined our team.
"Once a Teammate ... Always a Teammate"

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100% of All Money Donated Goes to the Kids
Quite simply, Teammates for Kids exists to do everything we can to help kids. It’s that simple and that important! We accomplish our goals by partnering professional athletes, corporations, celebrities and now, for the first time, individuals from the private sector.

Because the foundation’s overhead expenses are privately funded, 100% of all money donated goes to the kids.

That’s not the goal ... it’s the rule!
Teammates News and Stories

Hockey Camp Part of Canadian Tour Stop
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128 kids participated in the Edmonton Sports Camp in conjunction with Garth’s Stadium Tour.
Garth Brooks and Teammates for Kids hosted a floor-hockey Sports Camp on Thursday, June 23rd for 128 young student/athletes. The camp was held for the 5th and 6th Graders at Holyrood School in Edmonton. Professional hockey player Kyle Chipchura led a coaching staff that worked with the kids on all aspects of hockey plus encouraged them to understand the values that make up a good Teammate: Attitude, Character, Courage, Discipline and Respect. Chipchura is a 10-year NHL veteran who was selected in the first round (18th overall) of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft by the Montreal Canadians. In addition to the Canadians, Kyle’s NHL rosters include the Anaheim Ducks and the Arizona Coyotes. Teammates For Kids presents the Good Teammate Award at each youth sports camp they sponsor. The award recognizes the young athletes who best demonstrate the traits of a Total Teammate, including leadership, toughness, unselfishness, and respect for the game and all of its participants. In Edmonton, Good Teammate Awards were presented to: <strong>Zoe Martin, Jakob Budman, Rin Jung and Grayson Roberts.</strong> Teammates will continue to partner with Brooks to hold youth sports camps at every city on his Stadium Tour. Teammate athletes in each city will volunteer their time to coach kids in football, basketball, baseball, hockey, or soccer. In addition to learning the fundamentals of a specific sport, the coaches discuss with the kids what it means to be a Good Teammate and how to incorporate the to <strong>Five Words of Wisdom … Attitude, Character, Courage, Discipline and Respect</strong> into their lives on-and-off the field (or ice).
Sports Camp Features UAB Headcoach
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University of Alabama Birmingham Head Football Coach and Players teach the kids.
On June 3rd, while in Birmingham for the Garth Brooks Stadium Concert at Protective Stadium, Teammates For Kids hosted a football sports camp at Phillips Academy. Players from the University of Alabama Birmingham’s Football Team (helping as the camp coaching staff) ran the young athletes through drills and scrimmages to help sharpen their gridiron skills under the watchful eye of UAB Head Coach Bill Clark. Alabama native, Bill Clark had a 106 win – 11 loss record as the Head Coach at Prattville High School in Prattville Alabama. He led the school to back to back Alabama High School State Championships in 2006 and 2007. Clark then moved on to the college ranks, first coaching Jacksonville State to the playoffs in 2013 before moving on to the University of Alabama Birmingham in 2014. His success at UAB has been recognized with the C-USA Coach of the Year Award (2017), the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award (2018) and the Sporting News College Football Coach of the Year (2018). The 5th and 6th grade boys and girls attended the sports camp at no charge, thanks to the generosity of Teammates for Kids. All of the 137 student/athletes attend Phillips Academy in North Birmingham. The school is 98% minority and 100% of the students are considered under resourced. Teammates For Kids presents the Good Teammate Award at each youth sports camp they sponsor. The award recognizes the young athletes who best demonstrate the traits of a Total Teammate, including leadership, toughness, unselfishness, and respect for the game and all of its participants. In Birmingham, Good Teammate Awards were presented to: Skylar Hawkins, Kahyran Long, Davion Shorts and Zoey Madison. Teammates will continue to partner with Brooks to hold youth sports camps at every city on his Stadium Tour. Teammate athletes in each city will volunteer their time to coach kids in football, basketball, baseball, hockey, or soccer. In addition to learning the fundamentals of a specific sport, the coaches discuss with the kids what it means to be a Good Teammate and how to incorporate the to Five Words of Wisdom … Attitude, Character, Courage, Discipline and Respect into their lives on-and-off the field.
Foxborough Football Sports Camp
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131 student athletes learn from Patriot Cody Davis.
Sixth graders in the Foxborough area, had a fun and fulfilling experience on May 20th when a youth football camp hosted by Teammates for Kids came to their school. One hundred and thirty-one students at North Middle School in Brockton, Massachusetts were able to learn more about football and life from New England Patriots Safety Cody Davis. Davis was signed by the St. Louis Rams as an undrafted free agent out of Texas Tech in 2013 and became a Teammate in 2014. After five seasons with the Rams, Cody signed and played two seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Moving on to New England in 2020, this will be his third season with the Patriots. Along with his coaching staff, Davis ran the North Middle School students through drills and scrimmages to help develop their gridiron skills. Teammates For Kids presents the Good Teammate Award at each youth sports camp they sponsor. The award recognizes the young athletes who best demonstrate the traits of a Total Teammate, including leadership, toughness, unselfishness, and respect for the game and all of its participants. In Foxborough, Good Teammate Awards were presented to: Image French, Marvens Alexis, Jailson Lopes and Claudina Andrae. Teammates will continue to partner with Brooks to hold youth sports camps at every city on his Stadium Tour. Teammate athletes in each city will volunteer their time to coach kids in football, basketball, baseball, hockey, or soccer. In addition to learning the fundamentals of a specific sport, the coaches discuss with the kids what it means to be a Good Teammate and how to incorporate the to Five Words of Wisdom … Attitude, Character, Courage, Discipline and Respect into their lives on-and-off the field.
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A Child Life Zone is a state-of-the-art, therapeutic play area inside a hospital where pediatric patients and their families can play, learn, laugh, and relax. Child life specialists teach patients about their illness, what to expect during treatment, and they provide support to patients and their families before, during, and after procedures.

Playing in a ZONE turns patients into KIDS!

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