About Us

PROMOTING FLORIDA’S SPORTS INDUSTRY

THE FLORIDA SPORTS FOUNDATION

The Florida Sports Foundation, Inc. is a 501(C) 3 non-profit corporation, serving as the Sports Industry Development Division of Enterprise Florida, Inc. The mission of the Florida Sports Foundation is to:

MISSION & VISION

  • Assist Florida’s communities with securing, hosting and retaining Sporting events and sports related business that generate significant economic impact and Sports Tourism for the state of Florida through the Foundation’s grant programs, legislative initiatives and Industry Partner service, recognition and development.
  • Provide the citizens of Florida with participation opportunities in the Sunshine State Games and Florida Senior Games events.

  • Serve as Florida’s leading resource for Sport Tourism research and facts.
  • Assist in the promotion of targeted leisure sports industries in Florida.
  • Assist National and Florida State Governing Bodies to promote amateur sport development through the Sunshine State Games and hosting events in Florida.

MEET OUR TEAM

Angela A. Suggs
President & CEO

850.488.8347

Jacqueline Hightower
Director of Executive Affairs

850.298.6638

Charlotte Cowen
Director of Administrative Affairs

850.922.8805

Nick Gandy
Director of Communications

850.488.1422

Marvin E. Green, Jr.
Marvin E. Green, Jr.
Director of Amateur Sports & Events

850.922.8757

Orenthious (OJ) Hill
Event Coordinator

850.410.5286

Michelle Roque
Finance & Grant Coordinator

850.298.6637

Leeza Lucas
Finance Intern

850.298.6633

Karissa Pendleton
Event Coordinator

850.298.6628

Megan Myers
Event Manager

850.487.1916

FLORIDA. WHERE THE WORLD COMES TO PLAY.