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Bo Jackson's Elite Sports | Columbus, Ohio

Summer Camp Week One

We had a a great first week of camp this year.  Campers participated in a number of activities throughout the week including baseball, soccer, lacrosse, team building activities, climbing challenges and so much more.  Below you can see who won special awards this week as well as pictures from some of our activities.  Each week we compete not only in physical and athletic challenges, but in teamwork and sportsmanship.  Those campers who excelled this week are highlighted below. There are still 10 more weeks of Camp this summer and we […]

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Tournaments This Weekend? Call The Bucket!

I hope everyone’s season is off to a great start! Thankfully it appears the Summer is finally here to stay. As you travel to your tournaments and games this season, I would like to take a minute and spotlight one of our partners, The Rusty Bucket. I’m sure you have seen their advertisements on the lobby TV’s and in our program guides. “The Bucket” was one of the first local partners to support our facility soon after we opened. They have assisted us several times in catered events at The […]

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Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports Announces Latest Partnership

(Hilliard, OH) May 22, 2018 Bo Jackson Elite Sports, is pleased to announce the latest partnership for Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports Columbus, Ohio location. BJES is proud to partner with College Liftoff who offer a full range of college planning services, including career development, essay writing, admissions help and college budget planning. And they work personally with families throughout the entire process, without any outside influences. Aaron Conrad, Director of Business Development and Marketing for BJES said “As a parent navigating the college planning process right now, I understand the […]

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BJES Announcement

At Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports, we pride ourselves on hiring staff members that are experienced and knowledgeable in the sports they instruct. We seek coaches that have played the game at the highest level. All of our instructors have played their sport at the collegiate level and for some, the professional level. Some instructors are seasonal due to their continued pursuit of playing at the highest level. Today we are announcing that our Director of Softball, Cammi Prantl, has accepted an opportunity to continue her playing career for a brief […]

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Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports Welcomes Tyler Everett

(Hilliard, OH) April 5, 2018 Bo Jackson, ESPN’s Greatest Athlete of All Time and champion for kids’ participation in sports, is excited to announce the addition of Tyler Everett to the Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports Columbus, Ohio location. Tyler Everett will lead the defensive back training at Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports Columbus. Everett was born in Canton, Ohio (home of the Pro Football Hall of Fame) and attended Canton McKinley High School. He played defensive back at The Ohio State University from ’02-’05 where he was a 4 year letter […]

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Industry Thought Leader & CEO Dev Pathik To Be Interviewed on HBO Real Sports

(Clearwater, FL) August 18, 2017: The boom in youth travel sports has led to major changes with far-reaching impacts for sport in America. Youth travel sports now accounts for billions of dollars in new facility developments and sports tourism related economic impact. Two such changes are heightened income inequality for kids to access sports and early single-sport specialization. This changing landscape has increased income inequalities making it more difficult for lower income children to play sport. Often the fees associated with high performing travel sports teams can be in the hundreds […]

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Social Entrepreneur Dev Pathik To Speak At TEDxHilliard

CLEARWATER, Fla., July 27, 2017 : What is the most important skill you will ever develop? To child abuse survivor, social entrepreneur, adventurer, father and internationally known business advisor, Dev Pathik the answer is clear: self-coaching. The art of guiding yourself through challenge, adversity, fear, and temptation to live an extraordinary and fulfilling life. It’s this topic for which Pathik has been invited to join community leaders, arts innovators, and social-justice seekers as a speaker at the independently organized TEDx event in Hilliard, OH. For those that can’t attend in […]

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Producing Extraordinary Teams Through Intentional Leadership

By: Dev Pathik, Co-Founder Bo Jackson’s Sports Leadership of America Ask a great coach what it takes to have a championship season and they will tell you that it takes more than talent to achieve greatness.  Coaches and players that play and win at the highest level of competition develop a unique kind of mental-toughness and confidence in one-another drives that extraordinary results. In a winning season, this confidence can be seen in the camaraderie, energy, and unity among players and staff.  When the relationships and bonds among players and […]

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Bo Jackson announces latest roster of hires for his Elite Sports Center in Columbus, Ohio.

(Hilliard, OH) June 29, 2017 Bo Jackson, ESPN’s Greatest Athlete of All Time and champion for kids’ participation in sports, has announced 2 new hires for Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports Columbus, Ohio location. Mr. Jackson said “these hires exemplify our commitment to changing outcomes in kids’ lives through sport. We have filled our baseball, soccer, football, lacrosse, and sports leadership center positions but have been searching for these new hires.” Jackson went on to say “it’s not easy to find true sports professionals and former athletes who know how to train […]

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Mic Rogers Joins The BJES Team

(Columbus, Ohio) December 7th, 2016 The Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports facility will soon open The Dome in January. Registration for winter programming is open and field rental blocks are going quickly. BJES Soccer leagues are now forming. Join our leagues as a team or as a free agent. Looking to take your game to the next level? BJES also offers Soccer Training Programs and a Goal Keepers Academy. Click HERE for more information about all that BJES has to offer. Mic Rogers Joins The Team BJES Columbus proudly announces the addition of Mic […]

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