(Hilliard, OH) April 9, 2019: The Columbus Destroyers announced today that Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports in Hilliard, Ohio has been named the team’s official practice facility for the 2019 season. The announcement adds yet another high-profile partnership to a growing portfolio of sponsors and community partners at the “Bo Dome” — all focused on changing outcomes for kids in Columbus, Ohio. The roster of partners ranges from some of the world’s most iconic consumer brands including, Nike, Pepsi, and Gatorade, to local and regional relationships with organizations OSU Wexner Medical Center and the Hilliard School District, along with PNC Bank, College Liftoff and Rogue, amongst others. “We are proud to call Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports the official training home of the Columbus Destroyers,” said owner Bo Jackson. “We couldn’t be more excited about our opportunity to partner with their organization and together we know we will positively impact the lives of all young athletes in Central Ohio.” Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports will provide the Destroyers with the ultimate training environment, that includes top-of the line multi-purpose training fields, specialized sports performance and weight training facilities, along with access to the Gauntlet, a 40-foot tower that provides unique leadership and team building experiences, designed to elevate the mental and physical approach of athletes to both games and practices. Not only will the facility provide first-class facilities for the Destroyers but will partner with the Destroyers organization on several community relations and youth football initiatives throughout the 2019 season. Some of the more innovative community programs that Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports have launched since it’s opening in 2017, have included collaborating with Hilliard City School District, to develop a new cutting-edge curriculum that inspires student athletes to explore a career path in sports. There are also several new leadership development and teambuilding programs that’ve been launched by the Bo Jackson’s Sports Leadership Centers of America, offering powerful, engaging, transformational experiences for student athletes, teams, companies as well as individuals and youth groups/organizations. Over and above the influence the facility has locally, Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports is well known beyond Columbus, and was recently featured on HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, as it relates to providing “access to sports” for young athletes — an initiative that the facility is increasingly focused on supporting. For more information, click here: HBO Real Sports Need for Public Funding for Sports “Anytime you can align yourself with the Bo Jackson brand it brings instant credibility to our organization and our entire league,” said Destroyers Director of Football Operations Dominic Jones. Elite Sports core values, community involvement, youth development programs and long-term vision align with ours,” added Jones. “We can’t wait to get to work.” For more information on Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports visit: http://www.bjescolumbus.com/ Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports (BJES) is renowned as one of the leading indoor sports training centers in the country. As an air-supported structure we offer 114,000 square feet of unique training space for athletes, with clear spans and 70ʹ high ceilings. BJES allows training opportunities for turf sport teams (baseball/softball, football, soccer, and lacrosse) as well as to individual athletes, of any sport, who desire to improve athleticism and personal leadership skills. BJES is home to Cangelosi Baseball, Bo Jackson’s Football, and Bo Jackson’s Sports Leadership Centers of America. From a training standpoint, we are rooted in the belief that developing athletes to be Bigger. Stronger. Faster gives them a competitive edge. We believe “there is an elite performer in all of us” and we are committed to helping each athlete realize his/her path to excellence
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