Our Mission and Goals


To raise awareness of Crohn’s and colitis in the adolescent population and help children realize their athletic potential despite being diagnosed with a chronic illness.


  • To connect young people afflicted with Crohn’s or colitis to athletes who have overcome
    similar challenges and who will mentor and inspire them to succeed.
  • To provide scholarships to high school student athletes who are challenged by IBD.
  • To coordinate with other organizations to help raise awareness of IBD.
  • To direct funds towards research and a cure for Crohn’s and colitis.



“Whatever your goals are, whatever your passion is, you follow it. You let your mind lead and let your body follow. Don’t let Crohn’s hold you back.” – Larry Nance, Jr.