OUR MISSION

Creating opportunities for children to become champions in their own communities.

OUR VISION

Future Champions Foundation is building and sustaining schools as the cornerstone of village development in some of the poorest communities in the world.  Creating opportunities for children through education is our primary objective, but are proud to provide sporting opportunities, employ local resources which creates jobs and commerce in the villages as well.  

OUR TEAM

ADAM JASICK

Founder

Adam started the Future Champions Foundation after the decision to build a school in Togo was made.  After making a donation to a colleague's efforts to collect tennis equipment and asking, "what would the next step be, what else could I do?"  Thus the beginning of our journey to build the primary school in Africa.  He graduated from Grand Valley State University in his native Michigan and has worked his entire career in the tennis industry.  From club teaching professional to club operator and shop owner, he brings vision to the project and the willingness to put in the effort to see it through.  He believes that it takes a great team to do great things and couldn't be more excited about the initial Board of Directors, all of whom have excelled professionally in their respective fields and have brought great energy and support in their areas of expertise to this great cause.

John Duff

Board of Directors, Vice President

A native Michigan, John relocated to Florida after obtaining his B.S. at Western Michigan University.  John currently resides in the Sarasota, FL area with his wife Ruth and two young children.  He manages global logistics and support activities for a top defense contractor and his extensive experience with directing multi-national programs is leveraged to aide in the growth and execution of Future Champions Foundation's mission. 

JASON LILLMARS, CPA

Board of Directors, Treasurer

Holding a Masters in Accounting and MBA from Grand Valley State University as well as his CPA credential, Jason is extremely qualified to fill the role of Treasurer with the foundation.  Originally from Michigan and the owner and operator of a variety of businesses as well as working as a public accountant and corporate controller, he is the perfect fit to manage the finances of our organization.  With his wife, Leah, he has three young children and loves the prospect of creating opportunities for children of the world that his children here enjoy every day.

GREGORY LEE

Board of Directors, Director at Large

Originally from Albuquerque, Greg is currently a reporter for KABC Los Angeles.  Greg has a B.A. in Journalism from Pepperdine and has a history of participation in youth causes, including being a youth mentor and volunteering at numerous children's charitable causes.  With this passion, expertise and experience his main contribution will be supporting our media production, publicity and marketing efforts. Greg's passion for the next generation and his desire to help raise the standards that children around the world live in make him a great asset to the foundation.

SARAH MARCHETTI

Board of Directors, Director at Large

A native of Oklahoma with two daughters, Sarah is the Director of Food Sales for Shawnee Milling Company.  After completing her Masters in Accounting, she has worked in finance and served on many non-profit boards including currently serving as the President of the United Way of Pottawotomie, OK.  One of Sarah's main focuses with the foundation will be managing the food program that will build and support a commissary at the school, ensuring no student goes hungry. She is passionate about children's causes and is excited to share the vision of providing opportunities for children and looks forward to the impact these projects will have on her children's world view.

NESTOR KOSSIVI LAMADOKU

Project Manager

Nestor is the Director of P2TP Suisse-Togo Foundation, as well as Lumière Dans La Cite (Light of the City) Foundation.  Nestor is an expert in planning, development and construction of commercial structures.  He and his team have built a number of schools including the training of teachers and sustaining of those schools across Northern Togo.  Nestor has also built and oversees a self sustaining women's rescue village.  The village takes in child brides, prostitutes and sex trafficking victims and gives them training and education to reintroduce them into their communities with the skills and tools to become productive and self sufficient. Nestor is our eyes, ears, hands and feet that are on the ground in Togo ensuring that not only are the finances organized but also oversees construction and the workforce involved with our project.