About Us

We were created to inspire the next generation by serving youth with special needs and sharing perspective-changing stories.

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Our Mission

At Inspire Sports, we believe that every child is infinitely valuable. In response to this belief, we create opportunities for children with special needs to get in on the action and for athletes to develop leadership skills through 75-minute clinics and in-school programs. 

 

“Inspire Sports brought renewed perspective and gratefulness into my life. Seeing my participant smile made me light up. It clarified for me that the secret to life is giving.”

 

-David Brooker  Inspire Mentor

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Our Values

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Serve   -    Love   -   Inspire

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Serve

We get children with special needs in on the action through 1-hour camps and in-school programs.

Meet our team 

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Lucas Jadin

Director/Co-Founder

"Leading Inspire is truly a privilege. watching mentors and participants meet for the first time is priceless. Mentors learn and grow from their partnered athlete while athletes learn and grow from their mentor. We are very blessed to have incredible support to fulfill our mission to serve, love, and inspire.”

Lucas is passionate about transforming hearts and minds through love and mentorship. in the past five years, lucas has shared this passion with thousands of educational, business, and athletic leaders. He currently is a middle school educator in the Appleton Area School District. Lucas has been the owner and director of Synergy Basketball Camps since 2011. He has trained hundreds of athletes each year from all age and ability levels.

Erik Van Eperen

Director

“This is the type of organization that has been missed in our society. I am very excited to help bring the benefit of athletics to athletes too accustomed to watching from the sidelines.“

Erik earned a Bachelor’s degree with a major in Pre-Med from the University of Notre Dame and is currently pursuing his MD. He has taught, studied, and coached throughout the world. Erik is a people’s person and puts developing relationships as a top priority.

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Director

"Inspire Sports is a game-changing environment for everyone involved. Love is central to our society, and Inspire Sports is built on it. Being a part of this organization is a fantastic opportunity that I am grateful for, and I am honored to support its mission. I'm able to pair my love of helping teams become the greatest version of themselves with my desire to leave an impact on all touched by Inspire Sports, regardless of their abilities." 

B.J. has been a basketball coach at many levels. From a youth coach to most recently being the Xavier Varsity girls basketball Coach. B.J. has a gift for connecting people and building great relationships. The Buss family has volunteered with Inspire Sports since its inception. They are an excellent resource for the community and can't wait to meet you at the next event!

B.J. Buss

Schools we Have worked with

Some of our Partners

OUR SPONSORS ARE FAMILY. THEY SHARE OUR BELIEF THAT LOVE AND MENTORSHIP CAN CHANGE LIVES. JOIN OUR MISSION!

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