136 results for author: The Jordan McNair Foundation

A Closer Look at the Risk of Heat Death in Football Players [InvestigateTV+]

InvestigateTV interviewed Marty McNair of The Jordan McNair Foundation and detailed the risk of heat death in football players and the warning signs of danger. Read More

Emergency Planning + Health and Safety Education: TJMF Partners with USCAH

The U.S. Council for Athletes’ Health (USCAH) has partnered with the Jordan McNair Foundation to create a series of emergency action planning, health, and safety education modules in Athletics Healthspace for parents, coaches, and student-athletes.... Read More

Jordan McNair Student Athlete Heat Fatality Prevention Act Introduced in Congress

Maryland's Congressional Delegation introduced the Jordan McNair Student Athlete Heat Fatality Prevention Act. Read More

Jordan McNair Foundation Partners with Morgan State University for Free City-wide Football Clinic

The Jordan McNair Foundation joined forces with Morgan State University for a free city-wide football clinic. Read More

Pain into Passion: A Tragedy that Changed their Lives Will Now be Used to Impact the Lives of Many More

After the loss of their 19-year-old son, Jordan to heatstroke, Marty McNair and Tonya House took it upon themselves to educate and take the responsibility to be the voice of families who’s lost a child and help prevent this tragedy from happening any more athletes.... Read More

Turning Pain into Purpose: The 2023 Jordan McNair Foundation Baltimore City-Wide Football Clinic

The Jordan McNair Foundation was established in June 2018 by Martin McNair and Tonya Wilson following the untimely death of their beloved son, Jordan McNair. Jordan was an offensive lineman for the University of Maryland. He died as a result of complications due to a heat stroke he suffered during an organized off-season workout. Read More

Highlights from Our Masquerade Ball Fundraiser

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Masquerade Ball Fundraiser on Saturday, April 15, 2023!... Read More

Marty McNair Interview with Good Morning Baltimore

Marty McNair joins Good Morning Baltimore to discuss his traumas, life challenges, and the mission behind The Jordan McNair Foundation. Read More

Meet Our First KOBY Ambassadors

The Jordan McNair Foundation's Student Athlete Self Advocacy Campaign is Keep On Believing In Yourself. Our first KOBY Ambassadors represent all ages and sports. Thanks to Evan, Jack, Ava and Symone: great job representing KOBY!... Read More

Dr. Steven Horwitz Represents TJMF at Pediatric Research In Sports Medicine Society Annual Meeting

Reported deaths in organized youth sports in the United States from 2016 through 2021 were most frequently cardiac related, occurred most often in males in their mid-teens, in football, and during practices. These findings affirm the need for improved surveillance and emergency action planning, education, and implementation.... Read More