ABOUT THE FOUNDER, JIM BAUGH

 A PIONEER FOR IMPROVING CHILDREN'  HEALTH 

  • 1972 - While in Grad School, set up a physical education program for an elementary school in Trenton, NJ; Taught grades 1-6

  • 1990’s - Founder of National Charity, PE4LIFE – ‘The original PE charity’

  • 1990's - Pioneer in the grow of tennis from 24 to 30 million players

  • 1990's - Founder of Cardio Tennis, the 3rd way to play tennis

  • 2000’s - Co Author of the PEP Program - $1 Billion for PE programs

  • 2000’s - First to really expose the ‘Inactivity Pandemic’

  • 2010’s - Pushed to pass the PHIT Act – Raised over $1 million for lobbying

  • 2010’s - Founder of PHIT America – 1300 Schools – 740,000 kids have benefited from PHIT America programs nationwide

 A LEADER IN THE BUSINESS WORLD

  • 45 Year Career in the Sports & Fitness industry

  • Former President - Wilson Sporting Goods

  • Grew WIlson's Tennis Racquet Share from 12% to 52%

  • Prince - Former VP of Marketing & Sales - Grew share 2% to 35%

  • Converse – Athletic Footwear

  • Lead the tennis Industry to increase participation from 24 to 30 million players

  • Inductee - Sports Industry Hall of Fame

  • Inductee - Tennis Industry Hall of Fame

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