Executive Director / Founder / National Theologian & Leader
Jack Easterby is one of the country’s most respected leaders in sports ministry and sports leadership circles. He is a chaplain, author, consultant and frequent speaker at conferences and seminars throughout the nation.
Easterby is in his 5th season as a Team Character Coach as well as a Director of Team Development for the NFL’s New England Patriots in Foxboro, Massachusetts.
In addition to his current role with the Patriots, 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 (Basketball and Track), as well as being entrusted with over 50 head coaching searches at both power five and mid major universities for multiple sports. 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! In the media, Easterby as been recognized by ESPN the Magazine, The State Paper (South Carolina), FCA Magazine, Christianity Today, 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 local chaplaincy and national ministry, Easterby has set in motion a Kingdom Ethics philosophy of ministry that teaches God’s comprehensive rule over every area of life as demonstrated through the individual, family, team and society.
Easterby is married to Holly (Greenville, S.C.), his wife and ministry partner of 10 years. The couple has two girls Houston (7) and Harriet (4).