Founder / Chair of Board
Jack Easterby is one of the country’s most respected leaders in sports management and sports leadership circles. He has been a chaplain, author, consultant and frequent speaker at conferences and seminars throughout the nation. Jack is currently serving as VP of team development in his 1st season with the Houston Texans. Formerly, Easterby served 5 seasons for the New England Patriots. In addition to his current role with the Texans, Easterby has served in consulting roles for the National Football League, the Kansas City Chiefs, the Southeastern Conference, the University of South Carolina, Clemson University, the United States Olympic Teams, as well as being entrusted with dozens of head coaching searches at both power five and mid major universities for multiple sports. He is a trusted confidant to players and coaches alike. As a keynote speaker Easterby has spoken for hundreds of universities, at numerous graduations/public banquet events, and has hosted charity fundraisers for countless causes around the United States and beyond! As a curriculum builder and team building entrepreneur, Easterby’s strategies/philosophies have been adopted by a multitude of teams and organizations. In the media, Easterby as been recognized by ESPN the Magazine, The State Paper (South Carolina), FCA Magazine, Christianity Today, The Boston Herald, The Conservative Tribune, and Boston.com, as a trendsetter in his field. In 2011, Easterby, along with his family and supporters in Columbia, SC established The Greatest Champion Foundation which has been contracted to develop curriculums, team building strategies and sport ministries all over the country. Through his “on the ground approach” to chaplaincy and national ministry, Easterby has aimed to leave a legacy in multiple sports arenas in the form of a return to a “Kingdom Ethics” approach to leadership that teaches God’s comprehensive rule over every area of life. Easterby is married to Holly (Greenville, S.C.), his wife and ministry partner of 14 years. The couple has two girls Houston (9) and Harriet (7).