The Sports Academy Foundationfocuses on creating a positive impact through sport

Our Mission To create positive impact through sports and the application of educational technology and experiential learning. The Foundation aims to develop learning skills, enhancing career traits, expanding personal values, and ultimately empower and inspire self-confidence.
Our Values We believe in excellence and the potential of every individual. We value sharing our knowledge, resources, and innovative programs to enhance the development of youth.
Our Purpose Sports Academy Foundation is a non-profit Public Charity dedicated to expanding the scope of access. We develop programs complimentary to our mission that provide exceptional benefit to groups and individuals.

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Foundation Community Events

Woolsey Fire Support

When tragedy hit the Conejo Valley, every single school in the surrounding areas were forced to close. Sports Academy Foundation provided a safe place for kids to be kids and to run, sweat, and play. We opened our doors and our hearts to over 4500 students and 300 volunteers.

Team Red, White, & Blue

Sports Academy Foundation has partnered with Team Red White and Blue for the past three years to help fulfill the national veterans organization’s mission – to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity.

Pro Camps

Sports Academy Foundation partnered with 12 NFL athletes from 12 different NFL teams to provide elite training to over 3,000 young athletes for free from Puerto Rico to Alabama to Georgia and Utah and California.

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Meet the Board

Steve Miller Chairman of Sports Academy Foundation -

Steve is the Chief Executive Officer of Agassi Graf Holdings. He is responsible for the leadership and operation of three for-profit entities (Agassi Graf Holdings, Agassi Ventures LLC, and Stefanie Graf Ventures LLC) plus one non-profit foundation (Andre Agassi Foundation for Education). He is a visionary; a passionate and progressive leader with the broad institutional experience and the intellect necessary to motivate and lead a diverse team of professionals in both the for profit and not for profit business sectors.

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Angela Stanislawski Executive Director of Sports Academy Foundation -

Angela is the Executive Director of Sports Academy Foundation. She is responsible for the programming, fundraising, and operations of the Foundation, as well as the coordination of strategies and partnerships.  Stanislawski also leads the Foundation’s national, regional, and community engagement efforts.

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Chad Faulkner Co-Founder and Director of Sports Academy Foundation -

As Founder and CEO of Sports Academy, Chad is continuing to express his passion for philanthropy with the development of Sports Academy Foundation. Professionally, Chad has a long track record of entrepreneurial success as an investor, director, advisor and executive mentor. He is the Founder, Director and former President/COO of CURO, Inc., an international specialty finance company.

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Jon Spotts Co-Founder and Director of Sports Academy Foundation -

Jon is an experienced operating executive with deep knowledge in sports merchandising, sports coaching, international retailing, wholesaling, business consulting and board-level leadership.  He is the President of Sports Academy and is club director and coach for Mamba Basketball.  He also currently serves on the Board of Directors, Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee for iPourit, Inc and is on the Board of Directors for Nextpro, Inc.

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Francisco Aguilar Director of Sports Academy Foundation -

Serves as Founding Chairman of Cristo Rey St Viator College Preparatory High School and General Counsel for Crest Insurance Group. Recently, Francisco spent a year working at Adidas Global Headquarters in Herzogenaurach, Germany, through a transatlantic Fellowship with the Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH. Prior to the Bosch Fellowship, he served as General Counsel for Agassi Graf, the management company for Andre Agassi and Stefanie Graf, and the Andre Agassi Foundation for Education. He was responsible for communications and media, marketing and brand management, strategic partnerships, government and legal affairs.

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