March 29, 2023 Hockey Event
On March 29, 2023, the SBLA Washington, D.C. Chapter hosted a group of young men from the oldest African American hockey league in the United States. This was the first SBLA event in Washington, D.C. since the beginning of the Covid-19 Pandemic.
DC Day of Miracles
Last month the DC Chapter of SBLA, with generous donations from the NFLPA, extended player jackets and wall decals to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington, Clubhouse #14. William Langford, Program Director for Clubhouse #14, pictured here, received the...
SBLA Day of Miracles
On December 18, 2022, the SBLA gave away $10,000 worth of gift cards ($2,400 Target - $3,800 Walmart - $3,800 Winn-Dixie) to total strangers in Tampa Bay. We were a random and spontaneous blessing in dozens of peoples’ lives! #SBLADayofMiracles
July 10, 2022 Surf Camp
On July 10, 2022, the SBLA hosted 75 children to free surf lessons and a surf camp with free food, drinks, and prizes.
June 25, 2022 Tampa Bay Rays Game
On June 25, 2022, the SBLA hosted a group of underprivileged children from Grace Family Church to a Tampa Bay Rays game. We enjoyed the game (a walk off win for the Rays!) in a suite and every kid got free food, drinks, and Rays gear.
March 2022 Aspen Skiing Experience
This March, the SBLA co-hosted Aspen Ski Day with Glenwood Springs Elementary at Aspen’s Buttermilk Ski Resort. Fifty-six third graders had the opportunity to partake in ski and snowboard lessons.
March 2021 Aspen Skiing Experience
In March 2021, the SBLA paid for several underprivileged children in Colorado to go skiing at Aspen’s Buttermilk Ski Resort with a Spanish-speaking instructor.
June 12, 2021 Surf Camp
On Saturday June 12, 2021, the Sports Business & Leadership Association hosted its first surf camp in Cocoa Beach, Florida. The SBLA hosted over forty children to a day of surf lessons with some of the best surf instructors in Florida, food, drinks, and all-around...
April 13, 2021 Breaking Into The Sports Industry
In April 2020, the SBLA hosted an event with a panel of sports business professionals about breaking into the sports industry. The hosts included David Lisko, Lydia Zakhari, Dan Werly, Rana Dershowitz, and Scott Gaffield.
December 2020 Holiday Drive
In December 2020, the SBLA purchased holiday gifts for dozens of children across the United States. New name brand shoes, sporting equipment, sporting gear, and memorabilia. We saved the holidays for many families.
September 6, 2020 Day of Impact
On September 6th at 8:30 a.m., SBLA volunteers and BT Sports Academy athletes met at BT Sports Academy to pack grocery bags with jars of peanut butter, jars of jelly, loafs of bread, and large bags of potato chips. Beginning at 10:30 a.m., traffic was directed to the...
A Message From SBLA President David Lisko
Dear SBLA Members: I hope that you all are healthy and hanging tough during these challenging and unprecedented times. I don’t think it is possible to accurately say when life will get back to normal and the SBLA will be able to have events again. Our good work is on...